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EducationInormationDayConerencesandWebinarsoertheopportunitytolearnromleadinghealthcareproessionalsinneuroscienceandrelatedfelds.Attheconerencesattendeesarealsoencouragedtoconnectwithoneanotherempowerthemselveswithknowledgeandultimatelyfndhope.In20121650individualstookpartinEducationevents.Morethan590peopleattendedInormationDayConerencesinsevenlocationsacrossCanadaMonctonOttawaHamiltonLondonCalgaryEdmontonandVancouver.Inadditiontheweb-basedcomponenttoInormationDaysgrewasanewwebinarserieslaunched.Morethan1050onlineuserstookpartintwoonlinesessionsandviewedInormationDayeventandwebinarvideos.MychallengeistolearnwhatnewtreatmentsandtechnologiesareavailableorbraintumoursinCanada.AttendingInormationDaysalsogivesmetheopportunitytomeetandtalkwithbraintumourpatientssurvivorsandtheiramiliesandtoknowthatwearenotaloneinthisbattle.TheLondoneventisoneothebestsourcesorinormationonresearchanditsdeliveredinanunderstandablelanguage.Idontthinkthereisanyotherwayormetofndsuchdetailedinormationdirectlyromthemedicalproessionalswhoareontheleadingedge.ComingawayromtheseeventsIfndhopebylearningaboutsubjectssuchasDNAsequencingandbraintumoursurgerysimulators.Italsogivesmehopetoseesomanydedicatedhealthcareproessionalsworkingtohelpcureandtreatbraintumourpatients.RosemaryHayesLondonON102012LondonInormationDay2012CalgaryInormationDay