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Empower Your Life Conference

Saturday, October 19, 2024

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Empower Your Life Conference

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Only have your epileptologist to talk with about your epilepsy and seizures? 


Join Empowering Epilepsy for our Empowering Epilepsy: Empower Your Life Conference to meet more of the 65,000 people and their families that live with epilepsy and seizures in Northeast Ohio.


Hear from some of the top epilepsy specialists in the country from right here in Northeast Ohio speak about proactive ways to empower your life. Learn realistic strategies to better manage your seizures and medication side effects.

Doors open at 8 AM for registration and a continental breakfast. Speakers will discuss ways to live well with epilepsy and seizures.

Saturday, October 19, 2024

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Empowering Epilepsy Headquarters

23500 Mercantile Road, Suite D

Beachwood, Ohio 44122

Join in-person or via Zoom virtually
Conference Sponsor:  UCB
Agenda

8:00 - 8:30: Doors open: Continental Breakfast and Exhibitor Booths

8:30 - 8:40: Leigh Goldie, M.Ed. - Changing the Conversation

8:45 - 9:05: Epilepsy 101: All About Epilepsy and Seizures - Deepak Lachhwani, MD

9:10 - 9:30: My Child Has Epilepsy! Now what? - Dianne Kulasa-Luke, CNP

9:30 - 10:00: Panel Discussion

10:05 - 10:25: Epilepsy Testing - Leigh Goldie, M.Ed.

10:30 - 11:00: Break, Snack and Exhibitor Booths

11:00 - 11:20: Navigating Choices that Involve Risk in Epilepsy - Paul Ford, PhD

11:25 - 11:55: The Psychology of Epilepsy - W. Curt LaFrance, MD, PhD

12:00 - 12:30: Panel Discussion - Paul Ford, PhD & W. Curt LaFrance, MD, PhD

12:30 - 1:30: Lunch and Exhibitor Booths

1:30 - 1:50: Epilepsy &  Memory - Kayela Arrotta, PhD & Tasha Rhoads, PhD

1:50 - 2:10: Living with Epilepsy - Patrick Brown, MD

2:10 - 2:30: Panel Discussion

2:30 - 2:50: Break, Snack, and Exhibitor Booth

2:50 - 3:20: Epilepsy Surgery - Dileep Nair, MD

3:20 - 3:40: Speaking Epilepsy - Leigh Goldie, M.Ed.

3:40 - 4:00: Panel Discussion

4:00: Conference Closes

Donate to Help Us
Change the Conversation About Epilepsy!

Here are some ways you can donate:

In Person

Empowering Epilepsy Headquarters

23500 Mercantile Road, Suite D
Beachwood, OH 44122

Online

Make a tax deductible donation‏.

Over the Phone

It's easy to donate offline too.

Tel: 216-342-4167

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