Events & Announcements

Want to know what’s happening at PERC? You’ve come to the right place. Find the latest events and announcements as we work toward finding better treatments and care for kids with epilepsy.

PERC Annual Meeting

May 2-3, 2024
Hosted by Children’s National Hospital Medical Center

Meeting Location:

Children’s National Hospital Research and Innovation Campus
7144 13th Place NW, Washington, DC 20012

We are thrilled to announce that Children’s National Hospital is hosting the Pediatric Epilepsy Research Consortium, a groundbreaking initiative dedicated to advancing research and knowledge in the field of pediatric epilepsy. This consortium brings together leading experts, researchers, and clinicians to collaborate on cutting-edge studies aimed at improving the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of pediatric epilepsy.

At Children’s National Hospital, we are committed to providing exceptional care for children with epilepsy and believe that research plays a crucial role in advancing medical breakthroughs. By hosting this consortium, we aim to create a collaborative environment that fosters innovation, accelerates discoveries, and ultimately improves the lives of children affected by epilepsy.

Meeting Logistics

Meeting Agenda

Registration Information:

Registration is free for all PERC members. This meeting is limited to members of PERC only. *Registration closes on April 23, 2024*

Hotel Registration:

Courtyard by Marriott Silver Spring Downtown
8506 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910

A PERC discount rate of $199 per night is available until April 5. Either call the Marriott directly or use the link below:

Book your group rate for PERC at

Limited $500 Travel Scholarships are available to junior members of PERC due to a generous grant from the American Epilepsy Society. For information and an application, please click here.

Please reach out to Jane M. McCabe, Executive Director of PERC, at for any questions.

2024 Epilepsy Awareness Education and Expo

November 18-19, 2024
Disneyland Hotel
Anaheim, CA

The Epilepsy Awareness Education and Expo brings physicians, patients, caregivers, and industry together to help educate and inspire the latest advances and treatments in epilepsy.

2024 American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting

December 6-10, 2024
Los Angeles, CA

The AES Annual Meeting brings together healthcare providers, scientists, advocates,
industry, and other professionals dedicated to better outcomes for people with epilepsy.
Join us for five days of top-notch medical education, cutting-edge science, networking
with colleagues from all over the world, and the latest in epilepsy treatments and
diagnostic tools from nearly 130 exhibitors.

PERC will have its annual gathering during the conference. Details to be provided in early November of 2024.

Future PERC Annual Meetings

May 1-2, 2025. Location TBD
April 30 – May 1, 2026. Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH