November 2016

Agenda

Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 20 October 2016

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Miami Man Triathlon

6

‘Parkinson’s: life beyond the basics’, Los Angeles Athletic Club, California, US

The Parkinson’s Community Los Angeles (PCLA) presents a full day of free seminar for Parkinson’s patients, families, care partners and healthcare professionals. Topics include: ‘Parkinson’s: living beyond the basics’ and ‘The upside of the downside: overcoming the symptoms of depression, anxiety and apathy in PD’.

7

Parkinson’s UK Research Conference, Leeds, UK

This year’s speakers at this biennial conference series by Parkinson’s UK include: Dr Sarah Threlfell, University of Oxford, Dr D James Surmeier, Northwestern University and Dr Alastair Reith, GlaxoSmithKline, Pharmaceuticals R&D. They will speak on topics such as clinical trials, animal models and treatment options.

10

RiverBREW 5.0, Newburgh, New York, US

Visit the Newburgh Brewery to sample its beer and taste food from local restaurants. A silent auction will help to raise money for the Michael J Fox Foundation. The ticket price includes: entry, food, live music, a raffle ticket and a riverBREW T-shirt.

9–12

9th European Public Health Conference, Vienna, Austria

Public health researchers, academicians, policymakers and practitioners from all over Europe will present more than 750 scientific papers at over 100 sessions focusing on the latest public health challenges.

13

Miami Man, Miami, Florida, US

Cheer on athletes as they compete in the International and Half Iron Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquabike races and raise money for Parkinson’s causes.

13

Ladies Lunch Glasgow, Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland

Hosted by BBC Scotland Arts Correspondent Pauline McLean, this event allows ladies to take a seat in the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow and enjoy the entertainment and superb shopping stalls while meeting friends and raising money for Parkinson’s causes.

13

Moving Day Miami, Museum Park, Florida, US

This year, help celebrate the 5th annual Moving Day® Miami 2016 Walk by raising money for Parkinson’s causes. “A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!”

16

European Parkinson’s Disease Association composite scale workshops, Brussels, Belgium

Join EPDA stakeholders as they discuss how the composite scale can be rolled out across Europe. The meeting will gather clinical bodies, patients, healthcare professionals and EU decision-makers ask whether it’s time for a new policy direction and consider what should be done at EU and national level.

24

2nd Annual Turkey Trot, Lorton, Virginia, US

Take part in a 5km race or one-mile ‘gobble wobble’ to raise money for the Michael J Fox Foundation. All participants will receive a race T-shirt, race bib, a ‘swag’ bag with giveaways and coupons and post-race refreshments

24

Saints Rugby Evening, The Sturtridge Suite – Franklin’s Gardens, Northampton, UK

Join the Cure Parkinson’s Trust for an evening with Northampton Saints rugby stars Gavin Hastings, Mike Tindall and Jim Mallinder. The evening will be hosted by Graham McKechnie of BBC Radio Northampton. Tickets are £35 and include a bangers and mash supper.

30 Nov–2 Dec

European MedTech Forum 2016, Brussels, Belgium

As technology enters our lives in more and more ways, the annual MedTech conferences explore the technical, regulatory, commercial and ethical questions posed by the revolution in the burgeoning medtech sector.

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