Organizers of a conference being held later this week are hoping to raise money and awareness Multiple Sclerosis research.
Women Against MS will hold a networking event on Thursday as a lead up to a gala luncheon in the fall.
Stephanie Mosher with the MS Society of Canada says all proceeds will go towards research on the disease.
“There’s so much that can come from an event like this. And we hope to fund more research. We have an incredible facility out at UBC.”
“This year we want to start small to be honest, but there’s so much that can come from an event like this. And we hope to be able to do the same thing in Ontario to fund more research.”
A similar event in Ontario in it’s tenth year, and the money raised there has funded a full grant for MS research.