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2017 Epilepsy and Seizures Wellness Expo:

Save the Date:
November 11, 2017
Minneapolis Convention Center


2017 Expo Information:

  • EFMN's second annual Epilepsy and Seizures Wellness Expo
    will take place Minneapolis Convention Center again this year. 
  • Date: November 11, 2017
  • Reserve your room in EFMN's Hotel block:
                  Hitlon Garden Inn- Downtown Minneapolis
                  Block Rate: $139/night
                  BOOK HERE

2017 Vendor/Sponsor Information:

  • For information about sponsoring EFMN's 2017 Epilepsy and Seizure Wellness Expo, please contact Dinah Swain at or 651-287-2302

2017 Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Friesen


Jonathan Friesen is an international speaker and award-winning author, whose personal experience with Tourette syndrome and epilepsy inspired him to write the highly acclaimed novel Jerk, California (Penguin, 2008), winner of the American Library Association’s 2009 Schneider Award—“Best Book for Teens,” and the coveted “Editor’s Choice” award. He has also received four Higher Goals EPA awards for his short stories. He’s the author of seven novels including Rush (Penguin, 2010) and The Last Martin (Zondervan/HarperCollins, 2011), both of which explore mental health issues. Now Aquifer (Blink/HarperCollins, 2013) his dystopian release, is earning rave reviews for a stunning portrayal of relational hope amidst chaos.

His newest book, "Unfolding," features a protagonist with epilepsy.  Read more about Jonathan Friesen and his books here


2017 Sponsors:


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