September 2016


Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 16 August 2016

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September 2016 events


White water rafting, Stockton-on-Tees, UK

Take on the UK’s newest white water course and raise money for Parkinson’s. Highly trained instructors will show you the basics to tackle the rapids in a six-man white water raft.


Imagine.Create.Cure, New York, US

Help raise money for the Michael J Fox Foundation by joining Parkinson’s supporters in sponsored dance classes and an art auction.


Birell Prague Grand Prix, Prague, Czech Republic

The Adidas Women’s 5km starts in Republic Square and winds down to the river. Then, when the sun sets, the Birell 10km race begins. Open to all runners with the unique experience of running through Prague at night, while raising money for Parkinson’s causes.


Parkinson SuperWalk, locations throughout Canada

Join fundraisers throughout Canada as they walk to raise money. Parkinson SuperWalk is the largest nationwide fundraising event for the organisation Parkinson Canada and each year more than 10,000 people from coast-to-coast take part.


29th ECNP Congress, Vienna, Austria

The annual ECNP Congress is Europe’s premier scientific meeting for disease-oriented brain research, with neuroscientists, psychiatrists, neurologists and psychologists from around the world in attendance. The registration deadline is 31 August 2016.


A Walk in the Park, Perry Lakes Reserve, Perth, Australia

As Australia’s largest annual community event, A Walk in the Park is a chance to celebrate, support and empower people living with Parkinson’s. Every dollar raised helps support people living with Parkinson’s in Australia.


‘Prevention of chronic non-communicable diseases and healthy lifestyle’, Bratislava, Slovakia


4th World Parkinson’s Congress, Portland, Oregon, US

Join more than 3,500 people from 65 countries at the WPC 2016 to learn about cutting-edge science, clinical research and comprehensive care, from some of the most renowned health professionals, researchers, and advocates.


Rallying to the Challenge 2016, The Van Andel Institute, Michigan, US

The third ‘Rallying to the Challenge’ conference will focus on the importance and use of data in the Parkinson’s research arena.


19th European Health Forum Gastein, Bad Hofgastein, Austria

 The EHFG is the leading annual health policy event in the EU. This year’s conference focuses on demographics and diversity in Europe and new solutions for health.


Health Promotion Research – An International Forum, Trondheim, Norway

For their third annual forum, titled ‘Next Society’, academics and health professionals will present their recent research projects. Dr Helene V Hjalmarson will discuss ‘Physical activity on Prescription for a Healthy Future’.

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