Iowa Seizure Smart Conference

October 27, 2018

Parkview Church

15 Foster Road

Iowa City, IA  52245

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Iowa Seizure Smart Conference Agenda

8:00 AM        Registration/Community Resource Fair Exhibits

8:40 AM        Welcome – Tiffany Hoffmann, Advisory Board Chair, Epilepsy Foundation Iowa

8:45 AM        EF Iowa Overview – EF Iowa Staff

PANEL 1 SPEAKERS

9:00 AM       Epilepsy Foundation’s Research Programs: Driving Innovation for Impact on Outcomes – Dr. Brandy Fureman

9:20 AM       New Considerations in Management for  Refractory Epilepsy – Dr. Gena Ghearing

9:40 AM       Updates in Cannabinoids for Epilepsy – Dr. Michael Ciliberto

10:00 AM     Break/Community Resource Fair Exhibits

10:30 AM     Question/Answer Session with Panel 1 speaker

10:45 AM     Question/Answer Session with Panel 1 speaker

11:00 AM     Question/Answer Session with Panel 1 speaker

11:30 AM    Teens Speak Up Report – Andrea Bolen, 2018 TSU Delegate

11:45 AM     Parents:  Pick up children from Children’s Education/Therapy Session

11:45 AM     LUNCH/Community Resource Fair Exhibits

12:45 PM     Parents: Return children to the Children’s Education/Therapy Session

PANEL 2 SPEAKERS

1:00 PM        SUDEP: What Is It and How Can It Be Prevented – Dr. George Richerson

1:20 PM        Preoperative Assessment of Children and Adults with Epilepsy – Dr. Brian Dlouhy

1:40 PM        Panel – Ages & Stages of Epilepsy

2:10 PM        Question/Answer Session with Panel 2 speaker

2:25 PM        Question/Answer Session with Panel 2 speaker

2:40 PM        Question/Answer Session with Panel 2 speaker

3:00 PM        CONNECTION GROUPS

                      Room 1:  Parents of Children with Intractable Epilepsy

    Room 2:  Adults with Epilepsy

    Room 3:  Parents of/and Teenagers with Epilepsy

3:45 PM        Parents:  Pick up children from the Children’s Education/Therapy Session

3:45 PM        Depart