DETAILS: Partners Against Mortality in Epilepsy (PAME) is a collaborative 2.5 day meeting devoted to learning more about the mortality risks that accompany epilepsy, including Sudden Unexpected Death In Epilepsy (SUDEP). Attendees will include parents and caretakers, adult patients, bereaved family members, advocates, medical professionals, government agencies and private industry leaders who come together to understand and support each other.
The conference will take place June 14-16, 2018 in Alexandria, VA, and all those impacted by epilepsy are invited to attend. Danny Did is a partner and a sponsor of this event as a means to advance awareness, education and solutions for SUDEP and other forms of mortality in epilepsy.
REGISTRATION: Online registration is coming soon in February 2018. The conference fee is $150 for caretakers and advocates, and $250 for healthcare professionals.
Early bird rates of $100 for advocates and $200 for professionals will be available until May 16th.
DDF TRAVEL GRANTS: The Danny Did Foundation offers travel grants for those who need financial assistance to attend PAME. To receive our application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be submitted by March 5th.
*PAME is hosted by the American Epilepsy Society. More details can be found at the meeting website: http://pame.aesnet.org/.