Pipeline Conference

Save the Date: March 14, 2020, in Santa Clara, California

Your Voice, Your Day

Every two years, the Epilepsy Foundation hosts a one-day educational conference dedicated to people with epilepsy, their families and friends, and community supporters. Community Day is a day of learning, support, and networking with peers, providers and partners. Community Day 2020 will take place March 14, 2020, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. PST, at the Santa Clara Marriott in Santa Clara, California. Community Day occurs immediately after the Epilepsy Foundation Pipeline Conference taking place March 12-13, 2020.

Registration opens November 2019

For more information on the Pipeline Conference, Community Day and other events during the meeting, please share your contact information and we will follow up with you.

More details (registration, hotel accommodation, etc.) will be forthcoming. Please watch this space for more information. 

Conference Agenda

Times are pacific standard time (PST).

March 14, 2020

Welcome and Introduction – 8:30-8:40 A.M.

The Epilepsy Experience – 8:40-9:00 A.M.

  • Share, listen, and learn through people's lived experience with epilepsy.

Understanding Relationships Between Epilepsy, Causes, and Comorbidities – 9:00-9:20 A.M.

Journey Through Epilepsy Therapies – 9:20-10:20 A.M.

Progress on New Therapies – 10:20-10:40 A.M.

  • What's next?

Q&A / Panel Discussions – 10:40-11:00 A.M.

Break and Room Switch – 11:00-11:15 A.M.

Morning Break Out Sessions – 11:15 A.M.-12:15 P.M.

Lunch – 12:15-1:30 P.M.

Afternoon Breakouts – 1:30-2:50 P.M.

  • Transitions in Life Guided through Wellness: Children and Youth
    • ​The Early Years from Toddlers to Tweens
    • Gaining Independence and Goal Setting
  • ​Transitions in Life Guided through Wellness: Adults and Older Adults
    • ​Life's Twists and Turns (25-55)
    • Aging with Epilepsy (Older adults 55+)

Break and Room Switch – 2:50-3:00 P.M.

CBD: What We Know and What We Don't Know – 3:00-3:45 P.M.

Seizure Safe Schools and Seizure First Aid – 3:45-4:30 P.M.

Reception – 4:30-5:30 P.M.

Authored By: 
Epilepsy Foundation Communications Team
Authored Date: 
10/2020