Past Events

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at Kitimat, BC)

 5:00PM – 6:30PM PST Thu, Nov 17, 2022 Mount Elizabeth Theatre, 1491 Kingfisher Avenue, Kitimat, BC, V8C 1E9 4:30PM Doors open 5:00PM Screening starts 5:30PM Panel and Audience Q&A 6:00PM Reception 6:30PM Adjourn Please note that seating is general admission and is first-come, first-served. Tickets obtained through registration at Eventbrite do not guarantee guests […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at the 2022 INS Annual Meeting)

 7:00PM – 9:00PM EDT Tue, Nov 1, 2022 IRCM 110 Avenue des Pins Montréal, QC H2W 1R7 RSVP to attend here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pre-meeting-seizing-hope-high-tech-journeys-in-pediatric-epilepsy-tickets-436116284547  In coordination with the start of the 2022 INS Annual Meeting, the Montreal Clinical Research Institute (IRCM) is hosting a film screening featuring the 30-minute short documentary ‘Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys […]

Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at the BC Children’s Hospital)

 4:00PM – 5:00PM PDT Monday, Oct 3, 2022 SHY D308, Shaughnessy Building, BC Children & Women’s Hospital, 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1 3:30PM Doors open 4:00PM Screening starts 4:30PM Panel and Audience Q&A 5:00PM Adjourn Moderator: Judy Illes, CM, PhD, FRSC, FCAHS Professor and UBC Distinguished Scholar in Neuroethics, Director, Neuroethics Canada, […]

Postponed: Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy (Special film screening event at UBC)

 The special film screening of Seizing Hope scheduled on Monday, Sep. 19, 2022 has been postponed following the recent announcement of the federal holiday to mark the Queen’s funeral. Please stay tuned for news of a new date! 4:30PM – 5:30PM PDT Monday, Sep 19, 2022 CBH LL 101 (Rudy North Lecture Theatre), Djavad […]

World Premiere of Seizing Hope: High Tech Journeys in Pediatric Epilepsy

 5:00PM – 7:00PM PDT Wednesday, Jul 6, 2022 VIFF Centre, 1181 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC V6B 3M Can new technology bring hope to children who have drug-resistant epilepsy? More than 500,000 children in Canada and the USA have epilepsy. About a third of those children continue to have seizures despite taking anti-seizure medications, also […]

Brain wellness, genomic justice, and Indigenous communities: Supporting wellness and self-determination

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Thursday, June 9, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Join us for a conversation about supporting Indigenous peoples’ wellness and self-determination in the areas of genomics and brain wellness. Hear perspectives from Krystal Tsosie, co-founder of the first U.S. Indigenous-led biobank, and from members of a working group that convened this past […]

What’s new in spinal cord repair?

COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS Tuesday, June 7, 2022 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM PDT Come join us for an interactive conversation with experts to discuss the latest in different approaches to spinal cord repair! PANELISTS: Andrea Townson, MD, FRCPC Medical Co-Chair, Regional Rehab Program, VCHA Clinical Professor Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia Barry Munro BA, […]

Ethics in Environment & Democracy

 Ethics in Environment & Democracy was the final installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series to explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, from animal welfare and ecophysiology, to democracy […]

Ethics in Health

 Ethics in Health was the fourth installation of Ethics for UBC, a five-part speaker series to explore the current landscape of ethics scholarship and education across the Vancouver and Okanagan campuses of our university. This panel discussion focused on ethics across a variety of disciplines, spanning kinesiology and the exercise sciences, neuroethics, and medicine. […]

CCNA Talking Brains Webinar Series

Indigenous engagement and data governance in practice. Indigenous Peoples have the right to control the collection, ownership, dissemination and use of their data. This includes the right to use Indigenous data in ways that respect and reflect Indigenous worldviews and approach to research. For more details, please visit: https://ccna-ccnv.ca/talking-brains-series/.