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Parkinson's IQ + You

Parkinson's IQ + You FAQ

We thank you for your interest in this event series. Answers to common questions follow. For all events, we recommend wearing layers, as room temperatures can vary. If you have any other questions about Parkinson’s IQ + You logistics, please reach out to parkinsonsiq@michaeljfox.org.

COVID-19 Precautions

  • What are you doing to keep attendees safe?

    Your safety is our top priority. We will be limiting overall registration numbers, requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all attendees, spacing out the tables and Partner Expo and following all state and city guidelines for each event. 

  • Are COVID-19 vaccinations required to attend the event?

    Yes, proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to attend all in-person Parkinson’s IQ + You events. Registrants will receive details over email prior to each event.

  • Do attendees have to wear a mask?

    We are monitoring COVID-19 cases across Parkinson's IQ + You cities. As of this writing, as an added precaution, we are requiring guests to wear masks when not eating or drinking. Please refer to the individual event pages for specific COVID-19 precautions.

  • What will the room set-up be like?

    We will  leave as much space between the tables in the main room and Partner Expo.  

  • What does the program cover?

    Parkinson's IQ + You events provide educational content designed to empower people with Parkinson’s, care partners and supporters.  The program focuses on three areas of value for the PD community: (1) building a comprehensive care team and treatment plan, (2) participating in research and (3) forging community connections.

  • What is the cost of the event?

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

  • What time is the event?

    Registration and breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. followed by programming beginning at 9:30 a.m. Programming will end at 1:15 p.m. The event and Partner Expo will conclude at 2:30 p.m.

  • Will there be breaks?

    Yes. There will be one 45-minute break. You can leave the room as needed throughout the sessions.

  • Is there parking at the event?

    Yes. Please refer to the individual event pages for specific parking directions.

  • How much is parking at the event?

    Parking is free. Please note that if you do choose to valet your car, the Foundation will not be responsible for those costs. Certain events may require parking validation, which will be provided. Please refer to the individual event pages for more information on parking.

  • I am in a wheelchair. Is the venue fully accessible?

    Accessibility is a top priority. Each individual event will be different, but all attendees in wheelchairs will be able to access the event space. Please refer to the individual event page for more information.

  • Is there a certain age requirement for event guests?

    These events are open to all ages. Please keep in mind if considering bringing children that this will be a full day of educational content.

  • Can I arrive late or leave early?

    We encourage all attendees to arrive on time and stay for the entire event as arrivals and departures can be distracting for panelists. We do understand that schedules may not allow all guests to attend the full program. Registration will remain open all day for those who may arrive late.

  • Can I bring a guest?

    Absolutely! We encourage all attendees to register prior to the event to ensure a faster check-in process upon arrival. Please share the registration link with your loved ones.

  • Can I sit with people I know?

    There is no assigned seating and you may choose to sit with whomever you would like. We encourage you to arrive on time if you plan to sit with your group.

  • What happens if I need to cancel my registration?

    Since this is a free event, there is no formal way to cancel your registration. However, you may email parkinsonsiq@michaeljfox.org to let us know about your cancellation.

  • What type of food will be provided?

    There will be pre-packaged snacks and boxed lunches to go. There will also be coffee, tea, water and soft drinks provided throughout the day.

  • What if I have a dietary restriction?

    We will do our absolute best to accommodate any dietary restrictions. If you have any major concerns, please reach out to us directly at parkinsonsiq@michaeljfox.org.

  • Does Michael J. Fox attend the events?

    Although Michael J. Fox would like to be at every event, his schedule does not permit it. He will not be attending these events though he continues to graciously appreciate your support.

  • Is there a hotel block at the event?

    There will not be a hotel block at the event but please feel free to reach out to the hotel directly to make accommodations.

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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