TimeSessionSpeaker
8:00 – 8:55Breakfast and Sign-In
8:55 – 9:00Introduction VideoMinister Carla Qualtrough
9:00 – 9:15Welcome from the Organizing Committee & Keynote AddressLHON Vancouver Team/Event MCs
9:15 – 10:45Session #1
The Physician’s Panel
Q & A
Dr. Karanjia
Dr. Carelli
Dr. Sheldon
Dr. Sadun
10:45 – 11:00BREAK
11:00 – 11:20Session #2
Treatment and Research
TBD
11:20 – 11:40Session #3
The Genetics of LHON & LHON Plus
Dr. Carelli
11:40 - 12:00Introduction to MitoCanada & MitoNETBlaine Penny and Dr. Ana Andreazza
12:00 – 13:00Lunch and Networking
13:00 – 14:00Session #4
Patient Panel
Lyndsey Rosevear, TBD, Ethan Cook & Ashley Trenkenschuh
Moderated by Mark DeMontis
14:00 – 14:30Session #5
Accessible Art
Richard Harlow
14:30 – 14:45BREAK
14:45 – 15:10Breakout Session #6

  1. Parents of LHON Affected
  2. Blind Activities

  1. Discussion

  2. BC Blind Sports, Brodie McKenzie and Brett Devloo

15:10 – 15:45Session #7
Dealing with Sight Loss and Transitions
Shawn Marsolais (Blind Beginings)
Jen Levesque
15:45 – 16:00Community UpdateChristine Knox
Lissa Poincenot
CNIB BC
16:00 – 16:15Closing RemarksLHON Vancouver Team