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Educational Conferences

Epilepsy Foundation Oregon hosts conferences in Portland and Bend each November. Every year hundreds of people attend these free conferences to learn about treatments, medication and social issues relating to epilepsy

Bend Epilepsy Awareness Conference
Saturday, November 9th Bend, OR
St. Charles Medical Center
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8:30 a.m.     Registration/Check-In/Vendor Tables

9:00 a.m.     Introductions/Epilepsy Foundation Oregon Updates
Aric Hareland, Epilepsy Foundation Oregon

9:15 a.m.     Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Care
Andrea Frank, MSN, CPNP, Oregon Health Science University

10:00 a.m.    Treatment with Ketogenic Diet
Carter Wray, M.D. Oregon Health Science University

10:45 a.m.    Sponsor Recognition/Break/Networking/Vendor Tables/Lunch  

11:30 a.m.    Navigating the School Setting
Dianna Hansen, Executive Director, Central Oregon Disability SupportNetwork

12:15 p.m.    Considerations for Clinical use of Cannabinoids?
Elise Conlee, Sr. Medical Science Liaison, Greenwich Biosciences

1:00 p.m.    Panel 

2:00 p.m.    Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Portland Epilepsy Conference
Saturday, November 23rd, Portland
Providence St. Vincent Souther Aud
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8:30 a.m. Registration/Check-In/Vendor Tables

9:00 a.m. Introductions/Epilepsy Foundation Oregon Updates
Aric Hareland, Epilepsy Foundation Oregon

9:15 a.m. Transitions from Pediatric to Adult Care
Andrea Frank, MSN, CPNP, Oregon Health Science University

10:00 a.m. Updates on Epilepsy Medications and Treatments
Gurjeet Singh, M.D., Legacy Health Systems

10:45 a.m. Sponsor Recognition/Break/Networking/Vendor Tables/Lunch

11:30 a.m. Epilepsy in Women
Matt Evans, M.D., Providence Brain & Spine Institute

12:15 p.m. Considerations for Clinical use of Cannabinoids?
Elise Conlee, Sr. Medical Science Liaison, Greenwich Biosciences

1:00 p.m. Panel

2:00 p.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn

Check out Upcoming Events for more information.

Videos from past conferences can be found on the EFOR YouTube page at:

www.youtube.com/EFOR