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Brain Injury Awareness Week Launch 2020: Live Stream Event via YouTube
August 17, 2020 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pmFREE
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Be part of building a world that is more understanding of brain injury!
This event is now available to view on YouTube: https://youtu.be/KA6gcHoBxDA
Join us as we launch Brain Injury Awareness Week!
Learn more about a condition that impacts 1 in 45 Australians and celebrate the achievements of people living with brain injury and their families!
We have a truly inspiring morning planned, including two exceptional keynote speakers: Professor Charlie Teo and Professor Jennie Ponsford. Enjoy from the comfort of your own home or get together with friends and family and watch the live stream together!
Professor Charlie Teo
Professor Teo is an internationally renowned neurosurgeon who has offered surgery to patients from all around the world who have been given no hope. He has been instrumental in developing keyhole minimally invasive techniques, and runs a fellowship program that has trained world leading figures in neurosurgery. Professor Teo will share insights and messages of hope from his incredible career.
Professor Jennie Ponsford
Jennie Ponsford is Professor of Neuropsychology at Monash University and Director of the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre in Melbourne. She has spent 40 years engaged in clinical work and research with individuals with brain injury.
Hosted by ABC presenter Emma Rebellato, the event will also include:
> A panel discussion with two families whose lives have been impacted by brain injury
> Announcing the Brain Injury SA Awards for Most Inspiring Individual and Service Excellence
> Release of a video highlighting the powerful stories of four people with lived experience of ABI
We look forward to connecting with you online!
Date: Monday, 17 August 2020
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm (Australian Central Standard Time)
Live Stream Event: watch via YouTube – on the day, a link with be emailed to you
Cost: FREE Event
Registration is essential.
Help Us Promote!
Please help us to build a society that is more understanding of brain injury by promoting this event! You can download, print and distribute our BIAW Event Invite + A3 Poster, send our EDM to a Friend, or Share on Social Media. We appreciate the support.
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We are hugely grateful for the support:
Presenting Partner Lifetime Support Authority and our Gold Sponsor Duncan Basheer Hannon.
Visit Sponsor websites: Lifetime Support Authority & Duncan Basheer Hannon