Tuesday, April 6, 2010

CCSVI Web Streaming Event (in English and French)

woman sharing informationThe Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada will be holding two webcasts for the general public and the media on the topic of chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency (CCSVI) and MS.
Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET
 
Speakers: Yves Savoie, President & CEO, MS Society
Dr. Jock Murray, Founding Director, Dalhousie MS Clinic
Karen Torrie-Racine, person with MS
Moderator: Marlane Oliver, morning news anchor, 680 News
Date : Wednesday, April 14, 2010 (in French only)
Time : 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET
 
Speakers :
Yves Savoie, President & CEO, MS Society
Dr. J. Marc Girard, neurologist and president of the Association des neurologues du QuĂ©bec (Quebec Neurologists’ Association)
Eve DeschĂȘnes, person with MS

Participants will also have the opportunity to post a question online via Twitter or Facebook.

Post a question on Twitter or through Facebook

How to post a question on Twitter for the webcast

For those of you on the call who use Twitter – you can post your question for our panel with the mention @MSSocietyCanada on April 7 from 1pm – 3pm ET. Please include your first name and provincial abbreviation in your message.
You can also follow the MS Society of Canada on Twitter at twitter.com/MSSocietyCanada.
Twitter is a micro blogging service that allows for a maximum character count of 140 characters (including spaces). If you would like to ask a question of our panel by way of Twitter, your question must be concise.
Examples:
@MSSocietyCanada Mike/ON At what point would an MS patient who has relapsing remitting MS be re-diagnosed to secondary progressive MS? – characters with spaces = 140
@MSSocietyCanada Isabel/MB At what point would an MS patient who has relapsing remitting MS be re-diagnosed to secondary progressive MS? – characters with spaces = 136
@MSSocietyCanada Ricardo/NS Can you tell me more about the Leukemia drug by the name of Alemtuzumab that is to stop the progression of MS? – characters with spaces = 139
@MSSocietyCanada Lindsey/SK What are the treatment options for acute attacks of MS? – characters with spaces = 75


How to ask a question through Facebook

For those using Facebook – look for a Wall post on the morning of April 7 asking you to submit your questions. Please post your province of residence and question in the comment box below. Your first name and province will be reiterated if your question is selected and answered at the webcast.
You can find the MS Society of Canada on Facebook at facebook.com/MSSocietyCanada.

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