Annual FACES Epilepsy Conference


Admission is FREE but capacity is LIMITED. Registration is required. To register, please click here.


*Please remember to bring a Photo I.D.*

*There will be no formal childcare service provided.*

*We are unable to offer Kosher meals.*


2013 FACES Epilepsy Conference

Thank you to all our FACES friends - new and old - for supporting the Epilepsy Conference on May 5th, 2013. With hundreds of guests in attendance, we had another record turnout.  For those of you interested to listen to the presentations from the FACES Epilepsy Conference, please select from the video clips below, or you may read notes on the presentations through the PowerPoint slideshows posted below. 

As FACES strives to remain a primary resource in educating and updating the epilepsy community, we encourage you to share these presentations with your families, friends, colleagues, schools by sharing the link to this page through the email or print tools (above to the right, below E-Newsletter) or Facebook.

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Click each of the presentations below to download the PowerPoint slideshow.

Morning Keynote Address: Controlling Seizures, Staying Healthy, by Orrin Devinsky, MD

Afternoon Keynote Address: Where Are We Heading, Epilepsy Treatments In The Future, by Jacqueline French, MD

Pediatric Epilepsy Update, by James Riviello, Jr., MD

How Do We Use Imaging In Epilepsy, by Ruben Kuzniecky, MD

New Surgical Treatments In Epilepsy, by Howard Weiner, MD

TSC Clinical Trials, by Orrin Devinsky, MD

Sleep Disorders In Epilepsy, by Sanjeev Kothare, MD

Women and Epilepsy, by Blanca Vazquez, MD

The Most Important Things You Need to Know About Epilepsy, by Patricia Dugan, MD

Diagnosis and Treatment of Mood Disorders In Epilepsy, by Siddhartha Nadkarni, MD

Understanding Memory and Cognitive Problems In Epilepsy, by William Barr, PhD, ABPP

Stimulating The Brain In Epilepsy, by Anli Liu, MD


2012 FACES Epilepsy Conference

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Click each of the presentations below to download the PowerPoint slideshow.

Morning Keynote Address: Biases & Mistakes in Epilepsy Care, by Orrin Devinsky, MD

Afternoon Keynote Address: The Future of Epilepsy Care, by Ruben Kuzniecky, MD

10 Things You Didn't Know About Epilepsy (But You Should), by Daniel Friedman, MD

Epilepsy Surgery 101: Theory and How to "Cure" Intractable Epilepsy, by Werner Doyle, MD

Living With Epilepsy: Letting Kids Be Kids, by Erin Conway, NP

Mood Disorders and Epilepsy, by Scott Hirsch, MD

Neuropsychological and Educational Needs and Services of Children with Epilepsy, by David Salsberg, PsyD, DABPS

New Developments in Memory Training, by Stella Karantzoulis, PhD

Nutrition and Epilepsy: Healthy Lifestyle and Therapeutic Approaches, by Courtney Schnabel, MS, RD, CDN

Tuberous Sclerosis: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment, by Orrin Devinsky, MD

Women's Issues in Epilepsy: Across the Reproductive Years, by Blanca Vazquez, MD