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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 pertaining to Parkinson’s IQ + You logistics, please reach out to parkinsonsiq@michaeljfox.org

  • 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 8:00 a.m. followed by programming beginning at 9:00 a.m. The event will conclude at 3:00 p.m.

  • Will there be breaks?

    Yes. There will be three breaks: a 30-minute morning break, an hour-long lunch and a 15-minute afternoon break.  

  • 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. You may be able to add guests to your registration. If you have a guest that was not able to register, they are still welcome to join us as a walk-up registrant.

  • Can I sit with people I know?

    There is no assigned seating and you may choose to sit with whomever you would like. Tables will accommodate up to eight attendees and 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 cancelation.

  • What type of food will be provided?

    We will be providing a continental breakfast and boxed lunch. There will also be coffee, tea, water and soft drinks provided throughout the day along with one snack break.

  • 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 use 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 Voyager Therapeutics and additional members of the Parkinson's Disease Education Consortium, an alliance of biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms who support The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s commitment to furnishing high-quality educational resources for the Parkinson's community.

Parkinson's IQ + You Sponsors

National Partners

Parkinson's IQ and You National Sponsors
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