Epilepsy Information Day

Registration is open!


Join us for this one-day conference featuring a number of relevant topics pertaining to living well with epilepsy and seizure disorders. The day will include a number of guest speakers and information sessions. 


$25 per person, includes four breakout sessions and lunch.


New this year: We will be offering child minding/Game On session for the duration of the conference for $10 per child (includes lunch). You will be required to pickup your child during lunch (12:30-1:30pm) and have them join you in the cafeteria. Following registration, we ask that you please RSVP medical information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  and fill out the following form. Spaces for child minding are limited, register early.




9:00 am – Registration and Community Booths

9:30 am – Opening Remarks, OTF Funding Announcement

10:30 am – Breakout session 1

  • Topic 1: Legal Services at Children's Hospital. Speaker: Adina D. Goldberg, PBO at Children's Hospital Triage Lawyer
  • Topic 2: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES).Speaker: Dr. Sarah Vernon-Scott, C.Psych. Clinical Psychologist
  • Topic 3: Ontario's Epilepsy Guidelines: Knowing Your Treatment Options. Speaker: Dr. Amaya Singh, Neuroscientist, Knowledge Translation Lead at EpLink - The Epilepsy Research Program of the Ontario Brain Institute

11:30am – Breakout session 2

  • Topic 1: Open Forum for Parents of School Aged Children.Speaker: Mary Secco, Director Strategic Initiatives, ESWO
  • Topic 2: Surgery Treatment and Epilepsy. Speaker: Dr. David A. Steven, MD, MPH, FRCSC, FACS Associate Professor, Neurosurgery Departments of Clinical Neurological Sciences and Epidemiology & Biostatistics Co-Director, Epilepsy Program Western University

12:30pm – Lunch and Community Booths

1:30pm – Breakout session 3

  • Topic 1: Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Program. Speaker: Sara Martin, CPA, CA, TEP
  • Topic 2: Role of Neuropsychology in Epilepsy Services. Speaker: Dr. Brent Hayman-Abello, C.Psych. Clinical Neuropsychologist, Epilepsy Programme London Health Sciences Centre

2:30pm – Breakout session 4

  • Topic 1: Drug Resistant Epilepsy – What treatment might be next? Speaker: Margo DeVries-Rizzo, BScN, MScN, NP - Paeds
  • Topic 2: Medical Cannabis in Canada. Speaker: Herman Sethi, RPN., Sail Cannabis

3:30pm – Purple Rally & Closing Remarks



Thank you to our Event Sponsors:



LivaNova Canada - VNS Therapy


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Event Properties

Event Date Saturday, March 3rd, 9:00am
Event End Date Saturday, March 3rd, 4:00pm
Location Catholic Central Secondary School
Online registration is not available