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The Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming strives to connect, educate, and empower our community to improve the lives of those who are impacted by epilepsy.

The Symposium is designed for people with epilepsy, caregivers, and healthcare providers, and offers education on a wide variety of topics.

Register now for the Symposium in Denver on Saturday, April 29

Register now for the Symposium in Cheyenne on Saturday, May 20!

Agenda for the 2023 Epilepsy Connect Symposium, Colorado on April 29 at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

8-8:45 am  *Surgical Options for Refractory Epilepsy – Dr. Matthew Mian 
8:30-9 am 

Registration Open  

Networking & Vendor Fair

9-9:45 am  *Keynote Presentation: My Son as Teacher, A Caregiver’s Story with Lori Sandler 
10-10:45 am 

*Epilepsy and Common Co-morbidities – Dr. Laura Strom  

  1. The Epilepsy JourneyDr. Jacob Pellinen and Gaetha Mills, RN, BSN, CNRN  
  2. Participating in a Clinical Trial – Dr. Kelly Knupp and Panelists: Taryn Sargent, Ebonee Hayes, Michelle Sandoval, pediatric patient TBD 
  3. Epilepsia Fármaco Resistente – Dr. Michael Enriquez  
10:45-11:30 am 

Networking & Vendor Fair 

Coffee & snacks 


*Non-Epileptic Seizures: Diagnosis, Treatment & Support – Dr. Jared Woodward  

  1. New Treatment Options for Seizure Control: New medications, Medical Devices, Dietary Therapies, and more – Dr. Jacob Pellinen 
  2. Wellness: Tools and Techniques to Balance a Healthy Lifestyle – Lori Sandler (caregivers), Mark DeFee (PWE) 
  3. Cómo Navegar el Sistema de Salud – Leigh Schommer 



* CME Credits Available 


Agenda for the 2023 Epilepsy Connect Symposium, Wyoming on May 20 at Laramie County Community College

9:30 – 10 am  Registration Open/Networking & Vendor Fair
10 – 10:45 am 

Keynote Presentation – Jair Epp

11 – 11:45 am Seizure Safety Presentation – Chelsey Stillman, PA
11:45am – 12:45pm Networking & Vendor Fair/Lunch  
12:45 – 1:45 pm Community Updates from Wyoming Advocates
Epilepsy Warrior Award
2 – 3:30 pm   Seizure First Aid training
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