Livestream: Genetic Epilepsy Family Conference

The Genetic Epilepsy Family Conference was held on May 30th 2020.

All the presentations are available on the resources page.


Use our meeting hashtag: #GETA2020

Time Speaker Topic
9:00 – 9:10am Sara James Introduction
9:10 – 9:40am Prof Sam Berkovic An Overview and History of Genetic Epilepsy
9:40 – 9:50am Jennie Nowers KCNQ2 Parent
9:50 – 10:20am Prof Lynette Sadleir The Power of the Phenotype.  What is it and Why Does it Matter?
10:20 – 10:30am Bob Pierce SCN2A Grandparent
10:30 – 10:45am   Morning tea
10:45 – 11:15am Prof Ingrid Scheffer New treatments for Genetic Epilepsies: The Good, the Bad and the Unproven.
11:15 – 11:25am Renee Swannack KCNA2 Parent
11:25 – 11:55am Prof Steven Petrou How Close are we to a Gene Therapy?
11:55 – 12:05pm Dr Katherine Howell The Landscape of Genetic Epilepsies in Australia
12:05 – 12:20pm Sara James Close