I Am A Voice For Epilepsy Awareness Expo & AGM

Please join the BC Epilepsy Society’s 60th Anniversary celebration at this year’s I AM A VOICE FOR EPILEPSY AWARENESS EXPO & AGM!

This will be a day of knowledge exchange and health promotion! Join hundreds of individuals to learn about epilepsy, neurology and related topics. Speakers, such as lawyers, medical professionals, civic leaders and people living with epilepsy will be providing informative presentations on their work and sharing their knowledge and experiences.

Topics Covered: Epilepsy 101 | Employment Law | Family Law & Custody Law | Depression & Anxiety | Ridesharing Now for BC Coalition

Special Guests: Miss Canada 2019, Christine Jamieson; Vida Spa President and Author, Allison Hegedus; Founder of International PURPLE DAY™ for Epilepsy Awareness, Cassidy Megan; BC Epilepsy Society Executive Director, Kim Davidson; Professional Golfer, Tyler Barton; Marathoner, Amanda Plomp … and many more!

Event: The Walrus Talks Inclusion

TD Bank Group Presents

The Walrus Talks Inclusion

How design, technology, education and more can remove barriers for people with disabilities

Featuring:

  • Neil Belanger, executive director, B.C. Aboriginal Network on Disability Society
  • Rich Donovan, CEO, The Return on Disability Group, author of Unleash Different
  • Rick Hansen, founder, Rick Hansen Foundation
  • Vivian Ly, executive director, Autistics United Canada
  • Shelley MooreUBC PhD candidate and inclusion advocate
  • Jewelles Smith, chairperson, Council of Canadians with Disabilities
  • Ricardo Wagner, Microsoft Accessibility Lead, Microsoft Canada

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

6:30 p.m. Doors Open
7 p.m. The Walrus Talks
Catered reception to follow.

Tickets are available for 50% off using the discount code ‘DABC’ or by following this link:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-walrus-talks-inclusion-vancouver-2019-tickets-54666035584?discount=DABC

New Project: Injury and Impact: Stories of Disability and Road Safety

DABC will create a series of short videos to raise awareness about the impacts of road accidents on people’s lives and how they adapt and continue to contribute to our communities after injury and disability. This project is generously funded by ICBC.

For more information about the project, contact Karen Martin, karen@disabilityalliancebc.org