The LHON Western Conference – Vancouver 2019 will be an opportunity for those in the LHON community in Canada, the United States, and abroad to meet and connect with others who are affected or are impacted in some form by LHON. The conference will allow people to learn more about mitochondrial disease from a scientific perspective, update on treatments, new technologies and strategies for living with LHON.

There will be a variety of sessions with world-renowned specialist, industry leading speakers and opportunities to test new technologies. Attendees will have opportunities to network with other, researchers, physicians and exhibitors.

Event Details

April 26, 2019Meet and Greet Social Event 7:00 to 10:00 PMThe Listel Hotel
Proudly brought to you by CNIB – “Phone It Forward”
April 27, 2019ConferenceSegal Building (500 Granville Street Vancouver)
April 28, 2019Sports EventFun Run/Walk in Stanley Park

Donate a Smartphone. Change the life of someone who’s blind!

Bring your gently used smartphone (iPhone 5, android equivalent, or higher) to the Friday night Meet and Greet or to the Conference on Saturday to the CNIB table and donate it to make a difference.

All eligible phones will receive a tax receipt and will benefit Canadians who are blind or partially sighted.

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If You MissedThe Last Conference

Review the exciting sessions from our recent Ottawa conference. Unmute  to listen to video.