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Parkinson Society British Columbia invites you to join us for an exciting opportunity to learn about recent scientific breakthroughs and disease management techniques.

Moving Forward, Together will foster an educational and inspirational space for enriching the connection between people with Parkinson's, carepartners, friends, and healthcare professionals. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's provincial conference is moving online! Featuring presentations from prominent Parkinson's specialists and researchers across North America, this year's Moving Forward, Together will be a fully virtual experience.

The half-day event will offer three 45 minute plenary talks, with opportunities for participants to ask their questions of our expert speakers. Just like our in-person event, we will also offer guided exercise breaks.

Plenary topics covered at the Provincial Conference will include:

  • Focused Ultrasound Surgery and the Future of Treatment | Dr. Suneil Kalia and Dr. Lorraine Kalia, Associate Professors in the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

  • Sleep Issues and Disorders | Dr. Gary Leo, Neurologist at  St. Mary’s Hospital (Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)
  • Nutrition and the Microbiome | Dr. Silke Appel Cresswell, Movement Disorder Specialist at Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) 

Registration for this event closes on Wednesday, October 13. 

Date: Saturday, October 16
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm PT

Late Riser Fee (after September 15)
Member: Individual/couple $25
Non-Member: Individual/couple $35