Purple Day Asia has been active for years in participating various international conferences organized by AES, ILAE and IBE. We think that our participation in these well-known conferences will present best chance to exchange ideas, establish everlasting networking and cooperation with doctors and other medical organizations.
Organized by American Epilepsy Society, 71st Annual Meeting was held in Washington DC, 2017.
As the meeting is very well-known among the epileptologist and neurologists, it attracted several hundred people all over the world, which presented good chance for Purple Day to promote its activities. The representative of Purple Day from Japan participated in the annual meeting as Purple Day Japan.
From June 28 to July 1, Purple Day Asia representatives participated in 12th Asian and Oceanian Epilepsy Congress that was held in Bali, Indonesia.
With more than 500 participants hailing from such countries as Australia, Bangladesh, Korea, Malaysia, China, Taiwan, India, Indonesia and Thailand, the Conference presented a good opportunity for Purple Day Asia to establish an everlasting networking with famous doctors of these countries.
This also was the first time that Purple Man character attended to the conference and became famous among the participants.
From June 23 to 25, Purple Day Asia participated in the 33rd International Epilepsy Congress, held in Bangkok, Thailand. Many experts and doctors from all around the world came to our booth. We handed out Purple Day goods, made by epilepsy patients, to the visitors. As always, Purple Man came to our booth and took a lot of photos with the participants. We successfully spread our activities to many people, and it was a very meaningful conference.
From 30th November to 2nd December, Purple Day Asia participated into American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting which is held in New Orleans, U.S. The meeting is one of the most influential epilepsy conferences in the world. Starting with the American doctors, lots of experts and doctors coming from all over the world attended the meeting and we held a very meaningful promoting campaign there.
Purple Day Asia organized a booth at NGO Area. We had prepared various kinds of Japanese original purple day goods such as Purple Man Button and Origami. Moreover, purple man has come to our booth and the popular superhero attracted so much attentions.