Genetic Epilepsy Team Australia’s 2019 Family Conference
The 2018 Family Conference on Genetic Epilepsy was a great success with over 100 delegates from all around Australia, representing families with a range of genetic epilepsies. Delegates heard about the latest in genetic epilepsy from world-renowned clinicians and researchers and had the opportunity to meet with other families affected by genetic epilepsy.
Planning is already underway for our 2019 meeting. Save the date (Sat May 4th 2019) and plan to join us to hear the latest research in to genetic epilepsy. Like in 2018, there will be a family dinner the evening before the conference (Fri May 3rd) at Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale Street.
More details will be posted about speakers closer to the meeting, but confirmed speakers so far include:
Prof Dan Lowenstein – University of California, SanFrancisco
Dr Kathryn Howell – University of Melbourne and Royal Children’s Hospital
Dr Emma Palmer – University of New South Wales, Sydney
Prof Steven Petrou – Director, The Florey
Prof Ingrid Scheffer – University of Melbourne
When & Where:
Conference: Saturday 4th May 2019, 9:00 – 5:00 at Kenneth Myer Building, 30 Royal Parade, Parkville, Melbourne Australia
Directions: Google maps location here.
Accommodation: If you are visiting Melbourne from out of town, the conference hotel is Oaks on Williams. Rooms at reduced rates can be booked via this link. Alternatively you can book via the Oaks group website, then selecting ‘Oaks on Williams’, entering dates (must be between 2nd May and 6th May 2019), and entering promo code ‘GEC’. (Note – the code is case sensitive)
GETA: GET A Team, GET A Target, GET A Cure
Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring the 2019 conference.