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Regional Conference: Kelowna

Parkinson’s disease is a unique and complex condition. To assist in expanding your knowledge of the disease, on June 18th Parkinson Society BC will be hosting an afternoon of learning. This event will be available to attend in person in Kelowna or virtually via livestream through Zoom webinar.

Our regional conferences are immersive and interactive opportunities for people affected by the disease to learn from leading experts while connecting with the Parkinson’s community. The conference does not include a meal, however light refreshments and snacks will be provided to on-site attendees.

As per Parkinson Society BC policy, a valid vaccine passport must be provided prior to event entry. Masks are required within the banquet hall, except when seated.

Topics covered at this conference include:

  • Postural Hypotension in PD | Dr. Melissa Mackenzie, Movement Disorder Specialist in Vancouver
  • Bladder and Bowel Issues in PD | Dr. Jennifer Locke, Urologist in Kelowna
  • Nutrition for PD | Dr. Sally Stewart, Associate Professor of Teaching in Health and Exercise Sciences and the Director of the Nutrition Education Center at UBC Okanagan
Date: Saturday, June 18
Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm PT (in-person registration opens at 12:30pm PT)
Location:

Ramada Kelowna Hotel & Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Ave, Kelowna [map]

An option to attend virtually is also available. For those attending virtually, instructions on how to access the live streamed event will be sent out approximately 24 hours in advance.

Capacity: 100 (in-person)
Fees:

IN-PERSON fees:

  • PSBC Member: $15
  • PSBC Member [Couple]: $25
  • Non-member: $25
  • Non-member [Couple]: $45

ONLINE (virtual Zoom attendance) fees:

  • PSBC Member: $15
  • Non-member: $25

 

Registration open through Thursday, June 9, 2022.

Please note: In the "Participant Information" section of this event registration form, you will be asked for your "Registration Type". The information collected here will provide a better understanding of the Parkinson's communities in which we serve, as well as improve our advocacy efforts on behalf of those living with Parkinson's disease. If you have any concerns with regard to the collection of this information, please contact us.