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Parkinson's IQ + You

Parkinson's IQ + You, Southern California

Join us in Southern California on December 14, 2019, for this free educational event designed for Parkinson’s patients, their families and care partners. The event features a program with sessions on understanding 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.

Event Details

Date and Time: December 14, 2019, 8 am - 3 pm
Registration and Partner Expo open at 8 am; program begins at 9 am.

Venue: Hilton Anaheim
777 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802

Parking: Parking is complimentary for all attendees in the Hilton Anaheim Parking Garage. Please bring parking tickets to registration and a staff member will provide a sticker for validation. The garage is located on the west side of Hotel Way directly behind the hotel. The 5th floor will be designated for our event with 20 handicap spaces (additional parking and handicap spaces are available on floors 2, 3, and 4). All floors have access to the elevators that lead to the event.

Accessibility: The event will take place on the second level in and around the Pacific Ballroom. Escalators and elevators are available from the ground level entry of the hotel and directly from the parking garage on all levels.

Meals: Registered participants will enjoy complimentary breakfast and lunch. We will make every effort to accommodate dietary restrictions.

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 the FAQs

Program Schedule
8:00 - 9:00
Registration and Breakfast
The Partner Expo begins and guests can enjoy a welcome breakfast.
9:00 – 9:15
Welcome and Introduction
A member of the Foundation's staff provides an overview of the day's program.
9:15 – 9:45
If I Knew Then What I Know Now
Parkinson's patients and family members offer advice and experience about living well with the disease
9:45 – 10:45
Seeing a Movement Disorder Specialist
A patient and care partner go through typical appointments with a movement disorder specialist and provide tips on getting the most out of your visit.
10:45 - 11:15
Morning Break
11:15 - 12:30
Exploring the Latest Parkinson’s Research
Researchers discuss progress, challenges and reasons for optimism in the effort to develop therapies for Parkinson’s.
12:30 - 1:30
Lunch
1:30 - 2:15
Building Your Care Team
Medical professionals who treat all aspects of Parkinson’s — mind and body — join the moderator to discuss how to create your care team and update it as needs change.
2:15 - 2:30
Afternoon Break
2:30 - 3:00
Closing Session: Turning Education into Action
Panelists share ways to get more involved in the Parkinson's community, research and care.
Parkinson's IQ + You

Interested in attending the event?

Parkinson's IQ + You is free, but advance registration is highly recommended.

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

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