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Parkinson's IQ + You, Boston

Parkinson's IQ + You, Boston took place on May 14, 2022.

Parkinson's IQ + You is a free educational event designed for people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. This in-person event features a program with sessions on navigating Parkinson's, managing care and learning about research participation. The accompanying Partner Expo includes information on treatment options and local resources for the Parkinson’s community. 

To register for events in other cities, visit the main Parkinson's IQ + You page.

Event Details

Date and Time: Saturday, May 14, 2022; 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET
Registration and Partner Expo open at 8 a.m.; program begins at 9:30 a.m. ET

Venue: The Westin Boston Seaport District
425 Summer Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02210 

COVID-19 Precautions: Your safety is our top priority. COVID-19 precautions and the health and safety of our community remain at the forefront of our team’s efforts. All guests will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to attend Parkinson’s IQ + You, Boston. In addition, masks will be required when not eating or drinking.

Please find more details below the program schedule.

Program Schedule
8:00 - 9:30
Registration and Morning Expo
Registration and Partner Expo open. Coffee, tea, water and snacks will be available throughout the day.
9:30 - 9:45
Welcome and Introduction
The event moderator provides an overview of the day's program.
9:45 - 11:00
Building Your Parkinson’s Care Team
Panelists discuss the importance of seeing a movement disorder specialist and building a care team of other providers.
11:00 - 11:45
Partner Expo
11:45 - 1:00
Exploring the Latest Parkinson’s Research
Researchers discuss progress, challenges and reasons for optimism in search for better treatments and a cure for Parkinson’s.
1:00 - 1:15
Turning Education into Action
Event moderator shares ways to get more involved in Parkinson's research and care.
1:15 - 2:30
Boxed Lunch and Afternoon Partner Expo
More Event Details

Parking: The parking garage is located below the hotel. To access the garage, go up the front drive. On the left side of the hotel, you will see a ramp that goes down to the garage. There are handicapped spots on the first level of the garage (B1). Parking is on a first come first served basis. We will be hosting self-parking and there will be a parking validation desk by registration. Bring the parking ticket to the desk to have it validated. Once it’s validated, you will be able to leave the hotel parking garage with no charge.

Accessibility: The event will take place on the concourse level in the Grand Ballroom. The parking garage has an elevator on each level to bring guests to the lobby level. Please keep in mind that the hotel has two sides that are connected through the lobby. The Grand Ballroom is across the lobby and down the escalator/elevator. The elevator that brings you down to the concourse is located next to the escalators.

Meals: Registered participants will enjoy complimentary snacks and boxed lunches to go. There will also be coffee, tea, water and soft drinks provided throughout the day. We will make every effort to accommodate dietary restrictions. If you have any major concerns, please reach out to us directly at

Cost: Free. There is no cost to attend Parkinson's IQ + You events, thanks to support from our generous sponsors.

More information is available in our FAQs.

Parkinson's IQ + You

Interested in attending the event?

Parkinson's IQ + You is free, but advance registration is highly recommended. Each registration is good for the admission of one person. 

To register for events in other cities, visit the main Parkinson's IQ + You page.

Event Sponsors

These events are brought to you by ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, with support provided by Neurocrine Biosciences and additional industry partners.* Partner support allows us to furnish high-quality educational content to the Parkinson’s community while maintaining our commitment to allocate donor dollars to high-impact research.

*Those industry partners include Abbott Laboratories, Acorda Therapeutics, Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Avion Pharmaceuticals, BlueRock Therapeutics, GE Healthcare, Kyowa Kirin, Lundbeck, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals and Supernus Pharmaceuticals.

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