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National Geographic Museum

1145 17th St NW

Washington, DC 20036

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Bringing the Power of Science to Your Community!

Join us for a free, educational and networking opportunity for patients, families and all those touched by epilepsy. This exciting event will bring together prominent medical professionals, researchers and other experts from the epilepsy community who will be sharing their expertise with information on the latest treatments and breakthroughs in epilepsy research.

Whether you are a family who is dealing with a new diagnosis, or an adult who has lived with epilepsy for years, you are assured to find value in this unique opportunity.

September 17, 2016 | 9:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

National Geographic Museum | 1145 17th St NW

What to Expect

  • The latest epilepsy research and what it means for individuals and families touched by epilepsy
  • Information on cutting-edge therapies and treatments
  • The opportunity to engage with other families in the epilepsy community
  • Q&A sessions and Lunch & Learn
  • Fun activities for the entire family

For more information, please review our DETAILED AGENDA


Designed for parents to attend research presentations while kids enjoy a variety of age-appropriate activities nearby, the Junior Explorer Program is suitable for all ages. More details can be found in the agenda for each specific event.


Our event needs support from the community! We are looking for adults and teens either touched by epilepsy or who want to share their passion for fun! If you or your teenager would like to volunteer to lead an activity or be a “big buddy” for the day to a younger child, please contact us at or 312.255.1801. It’s a great way to earn service hours!


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Please bring government issued identification (i.e. id card, drivers liscence or passport) for all adult attendees. Children over the age of 3 are welcome to participate in the Junior Explorer program.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

National Geographic Headquarters is located at 17th and M Street, NW. The Museum entrance is at 1145 17th Street; the Grosvenor Auditorium entrance is at 1600 M Street. Wheelchair access is available on M Street just east of 17th Street. Grosvenor Auditorium has wheelchair access and elevator access from the parking garage.

Public Transportation and Parking information can be found on their website here

Will meals be provided?

YES! CURE will provide continental breakfast, beverage stations and lunch for all attendees. Please note: Food and drink are not allowed in the museum exhibits

Is admission to the museum included?

YES! We encourage families to stay after the DOS and visit their many wonderful exhibits. The museum is open daily from Daily 10:00 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact CURE at or 312.255.1801

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