2018 PAME Conference | June 14-16, 2018

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The fourth PAME conference will again bring together healthcare providers, researchers, public health officials, patient advocates, caregivers, families, and patients living with epilepsy. This diverse group of stakeholders will focus on the shared goal of improving our understanding of mortality in epilepsy, including Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP).

PAME Partnership

Major contributing organizations are American Epilepsy Society (AES) and Epilepsy Foundation (EF). Also providing significant support are Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE) and Danny Did Foundation (DDF).

PAME 2018 Conference Objectives

  • Critically evaluate the incidence, risk factors, and prevention strategies for mortality in epilepsy
  • Describe the progress made and future directions for research regarding mortality in epilepsy
  • Provide opportunities for collaborations among stakeholders, including people with epilepsy, researchers, families, clinicians, and advocates
  • Gain skills in advocacy to build public awareness and impact public policy regarding epilepsy mortality


2018 Conference Information

The conference will take place June 14-16 in Alexandria, VA. Registration and housing are now open and available here. The preliminary program is available here. Information about the optional 2018 PAME Capitol Hill advocacy visits can be found here.

If you have questions regarding the 2018 PAME Conference, please contact Joanna Crooks.


2016 Meeting Materials




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