Day 1 - Auditorium

Opening ceremony & Welcome
9.00am – 9.15am Opening Address – Hon. Greg Hunt, MP
Welcome to INSIGHT 2019
9.15am – 9.35am Invited Speaker – Dominic Graham CEO EPDA
World Parkinson’s Day Origins and Philosophy
9.35am – 9.55am invited Speaker – Dr. Maria Baretto CEO PDMDS India
Reaching the Unreached : Strategies for reaching the under served Parkinson’s population in India
9.55am – 10.40am Keynote – Dr. Simon Lewis
New treatment strategies – what’s in the pipeline

10.40am - Morning tea

Lived Experience
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote – Dr Maria De Leon
Living Beyond PD (Parkinson’s Eve Event)
11.30am – 11.50am Session 1 – Erin Smith
Project FacePrint: The future of patient-driven research and technology development
11.50am – 12.10pm Session 2 – Matt Eagles
Positivity in adversity – 43 years of living with Parkinson’s – my story by Matt Eagles
12.10pm – 12.30pm Session 3- Benjamin Stecher
What the World is Working on

12.30pm - Lunch

Advocacy and Awareness
1.30pm – 2.00pm Keynote – Dr. Ray Dorsey
Ending Parkinson Disease
2.00pm – 2.30pm Session 2 – Emma Lawton
Dropping the ‘P’ Bomb
2.30pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Alexander Reed
The opportunities, costs and realities of future care of People with Parkinson’s

3.00pm - Afternoon Tea

Inspired Communities
3.30pm – 4.00pm Session 1 – Dr Kigocha Okengo
The Movement Disorder Society and Africa
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Omotola Thomas
The #UNITED Hashtag Race
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – Vilborg Jonsdottir
Sons of Solidarity

5.00pm - Close

Day 2 - Auditorium

Plenary 1 - Latest research
9.00am – 9.40am Keynote – A/Prof Antony Cooper
The Australian Parkinson’s Mission
9.40am – 10.05am Session 1 – Dr. Barry Snow
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Dr. Beckie Port
Can GDNF regenerate brain cells? Results from the latest trial

Day 2 - Annex

Consumer demonstration
9.00am – 9.30am Melissa McConaghy
PD Warrior 10 core exercise routine
9.30am – 10.00am Dance for PD
Seated Dance Demonstration Class
10.00am – 10.30am Jimmy Choi
American Ninja Warrior Training Routine

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 2 - Exercise and healthy Ageing
11.00am – 11.40am Session 1- Matthew Sacheli
Exercise increases dopamine release and alters ventral striatal activity in Parkinson’s disease: A multimodal imaging study
11.40am – 12.05pm Session 2 – Dr. Natalie Allen
Pain in PD: can exercise help?
12.05pm – 12.30pm Session 3 – Dr. Rebecca Gilbert
Exercise and the non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease
Annex LIVE panel - Staying in the workforce

The session will be hosted LIVE from 11am to 12.30pm

Chair: Maree Faulkner

Panelist 1 Nikki Blackwood
Panelist 2 David Cox
Panelist 3 Diane Utatao

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 3 - Motivation and mood
1.30pm – 2.10pm Keynote – Dr. Terry Ellis
Motivation and Long-term Engagement in Exercise
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 2 – Dr. Linton Meagher
Mood and Anxiety
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Heather Kennedy
Don’t believe everything you think!
HP Lounge LIVE Panel - Sensory Integration

The session will be hosted LIVE from 1.30pm to 3pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Erica DeMarch
Panelist 2 Kim Hawkins
Panelist 3 Tom Politzer

3.00pm - Afternoon Tea

Plenary 4 - Balance, Motor, control and FOG
3.30pm – 4.00pm Keynote – Dr. Stephen Lord
Fall prevention in with people PD
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 1 – Dr. James O’Loughlin
A Framework of Motor Control in Parkinson’s Disease – targets for physical rehabilitation
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 2 – Dr. Serene Paul
Balance and motor control: Implications for motor learning in rehabilitation
HP Lounge - Balance and Motor
3.30pm – 4.00pm Session 1 – Josefa Domingoes
Practicalities of dual task exercise training in Parkinson disease – Why? When? How to integrate to common exercises used in PD?
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Dr. Matthew Brodie
Maximizing mobility and preventing falls using smart garments in people with Parkinson’s
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – Dr Courtney Campbell Walton
Cognitive Training for Freezing of Gait: A Randomised Controlled Trial

5.00pm - Close

Day 3 - Auditorium

Plenary 5 - Nursing & Carer supports
9.00am – 9.40am Keynote – Dr. Annette Hand
Understanding Carer Strain in Parkinson’s
9.40am – 10.05am Session 1 – Sue Williams
Parkinson’s Disease Nursing in Australia
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Geri Baumblatt
Family Caregivers: The Key to Participatory Medicine

Day 3 - Annex

HP Lounge LIVE: Building Self-Efficacy

The session will be hosted LIVE from 9am to 10.30pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Dr. Terry Ellis
Panelist 2 Diane Cook

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 6 - Brain Fit
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote – Dr. Samantha Holden
Thinking and Memory in Parkinson’s Disease
11.30am – 12.10pm Session 1 – Dr. Loren Mowszowski
Cognition in Parkinson’s disease: what changes, and what can you do about it?
12.10pm – 12.30pm Session 2 – Apologies but speaker unable to present
Consumer Demonstration
11.00am – 11.30am Aleksandra Podlewska
i-PROGNOSIS serious games: Maintaining quality of life while living with PD
11.30am – 12.00pm Dr. Rajvi Mehta
Improving quality of life of patients with Parkinson’s Disease with Iyengar Yoga
12.00pm – 12.30pm Sarah Thompson
Enhancing PD Health with Neurologic Music Therapy

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 7 - Participatory Medicine
1.30pm – 2.10pm Session 1 – Jan Oldenburg
Participatory Medicine in 2019 
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 2 – Tim Blake
The Healthcare Reformation: How Digital Health is Empowering Patients
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Nadja Oertelt
Science communication & Massive Science
Health professionals only - The Boarderless Practice
Panelist 1 Matthew Holt
What the future holds for digital?
Panelist 2 Lee Aase
Using Social Media for Patient and Caregiver Education and Support
Panelist 3 Edward Zuckerberg
Facebook Marketing Tips for Health Care Professionals

3.00pm - Close

Day 1 - Auditorium

Opening ceremony & Welcome
9.00am – 9.15am Opening Address – Hon. Greg Hunt, MP
Welcome to INSIGHT 2019
9.15am – 9.35am Invited Speaker – Dominic Graham CEO EPDA
World Parkinson’s Day Origins and Philosophy
9.35am – 9.55am invited Speaker – Dr. Maria Baretto CEO PDMDS India
Reaching the Unreached : Strategies for reaching the under served Parkinson’s population in India
9.55am – 10.40am Keynote – Dr. Simon Lewis
New treatment strategies – what’s in the pipeline

10.30am - Morning tea

Lived Experience
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote – Dr Maria De Leon
Living Beyond PD (Parkinson’s Eve Event)
11.30am – 11.50am Session 1 – Erin Smith
Project FacePrint: The future of patient-driven research and technology development
11.50am – 12.10pm Session 2 – Matt Eagles
Positivity in adversity – 43 years of living with Parkinson’s – my story by Matt Eagles
12.10pm – 12.30pm Session 3- Benjamin Stecher
What the World is Working on

12.30pm - Lunch

Advocacy and Awareness
1.30pm – 2.00pm Keynote – Dr. Ray Dorsey
Ending Parkinson Disease
2.00pm – 2.30pm Session 2 – Emma Lawton
Dropping the ‘P’ Bomb
2.30pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Alexander Reed
The opportunities, costs and realities of future care of People with Parkinson’s

3.00pm - Afternoon Tea

Inspired Communities
3.30pm – 4.00pm Session 1 – Dr Kigocha Okengo
The Movement Disorder Society and Africa
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Omotola Thomas
The #UNITED Hashtag Race
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – Vilborg Jonsdottir
Sons of Solidarity

5.00pm - Close

Day 2 - Auditorium

Plenary 1 - Latest research
9.00am – 9.40am Keynote – A/Prof Antony Cooper
The Australian Parkinson’s Mission
9.40am – 10.05am Session 1 – Dr. Barry Snow
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Dr. Beckie Port
Can GDNF regenerate brain cells? Results from the latest trial

Day 2 - Annex and HP Lounge

Annex
9.00am – 9.30am Melissa McConaghy
PD Warrior ‘How to Train Brave!’
9.30am – 10.00am Dance for PD
Seated Dance Demonstration Class
10.00am – 10.30am Jimmy Choi
American Ninja Warrior Training Routine

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 2 - Exercise and healthy Ageing
11.00am – 11.40am Session 1- Matthew Sacheli
Exercise increases dopamine release and alters ventral striatal activity in Parkinson’s disease: A multimodal imaging study
11.40am – 12.05pm Session 2 – Dr. Natalie Allen
Pain in PD: can exercise help?
12.05pm – 12.30pm Session 3 – Dr. Rebecca Gilbert
Exercise and the non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease
Annex LIVE panel - Staying in the workforce

The session will be hosted LIVE from 11am to 12.30pm

Chair: Maree Faulkner

Panelist 1 Nikki Blackwood
Panelist 2 David Cox
Panelist 3 Diane Utatao

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 3 - Motivation and mood
1.30pm – 2.10pm Keynote – Dr. Terry Ellis
Motivation and Long-term Engagement in Exercise
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 2 – Dr. Linton Meagher
Mood and Anxiety
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Heather Kennedy
Don’t believe everything you think!
HP Lounge LIVE panel - Sensory Integration

The session will be hosted LIVE from 1.30pm to 3pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Erica DeMarch
Panelist 2 Kim Hawkins
Panelist 3 Tom Politzer

3.00pm - Afternoon Tea

Plenary 4 - Balance, Motor, control and FOG
3.30pm – 4.00pm Keynote – Dr. Stephen Lord
Fall prevention in with people PD
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 1 – Dr. James O’Loughlin
A Framework of Motor Control in Parkinson’s Disease – targets for physical rehabilitation
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 2 – Dr. Serene Paul
Balance and motor control: Implications for motor learning in rehabilitation
HP Lounge - Balance and Motor
3.30pm – 4.00pm Session 1 – Josefa Domingoes
Practicalities of dual task exercise training in Parkinson disease – Why? When? How to integrate to common exercises used in PD?
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Dr. Matthew Brodie
Maximizing mobility and preventing falls using smart garments in people with Parkinson’s
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – Dr Courtney Campbell Walton
Cognitive Training for Freezing of Gait: A Randomised Controlled Trial

5.00pm - Close

Day 3 - Saturday

Plenary 5 - Nursing & Career supports
9.00am – 9.40am Keynote – Dr. Annette Hand
Understanding Carer Strain in Parkinson’s
9.40am – 10.05am Session 1 – Sue Williams
Parkinson’s Disease Nursing in Australia
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Geri Baumblatt
Family Caregivers: The Key to Participatory Medicine

Day 3 - Current panels

HP Lounge LIVE panel - Building Self Efficacy

The session will be hosted LIVE from 9am to 10.30pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Dr. Terry Ellis
Panelist 2 Diane Cook
Panelist 3

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 6 - Brain Fit
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote – Dr. Samantha Holden
Thinking and Memory in Parkinson’s Disease
11.30am – 12.10pm Session 1 – Dr. Loren Mowszowski
Cognition in Parkinson’s disease: what changes, and what can you do about it?
12.10pm – 12.30pm Session 2 – Apologies but speaker is unavailable to present. 
Annex
11.00am – 11.30am Aleksandra Podlewska
i-PROGNOSIS serious games: Maintaining quality of life while living with PD
11.30am – 12.00pm Dr. Rajvi Mehta
Improving quality of life of patients with Parkinson’s Disease with Iyengar Yoga
12.00pm – 12.30pm Sarah Thompson
Enhancing PD Health with Neurologic Music Therapy

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 7 - Participatory Medicine
1.30pm – 2.10pm Session 1 – Jan Oldenburg
Participatory Medicine in 2019 
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 2 – Tim Blake
The Healthcare Reformation: How Digital Health is Empowering Patients
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 3 – Nadja Oertelt
Science communication & Massive Science
HP Lounge - The Boarderless Practice
1.30pm -2.00pm Matthew Holt
What the future holds for digital?
2.00pm – 2.30pm Lee Aase
Using Social Media for Patient and Caregiver Education
2.30pm – 3.00pm Edward Zuckerberg
Facebook Marketing Tips for Health Care Professionals

3.00pm - CLOSE

FROM OUR FRIENDS AT IT'S NOT FUNNY…

"UNSHAKEN" Sydney Launch Event

INF IS A COMMUNITY OF AUSSIES LIVING WITH PD. TELLING THEIR STORIES SO THAT OTHERS CAN SEE THAT THERE IS A POSITIVE FUTURE DESPITE THE CONDITION.

YOUR PANEL THEIR ROLE IN PD COMMUNITY
Dr. Anuka Parapuram Rehabilitation Medicine Specialist who “Busts Some MOVES”
Melissa McConaghy INSIGHT Founder & Neuro Physio who Trains BRAVE to Live Brave
Professor Dominic Rowe AM Professor of Neurology with a HEART for Research & Patients
Michael Shepherd AO A FAMILY Man Sharing his PD Journey with wife Robyn
Professor Lawrence Wallen With Young Minds, A Helper of Brains Through The ART of Art
Gary Latham Hall of Fame Hairdresser with a SOUL for Comedy

FROM OUR FRIENDS IN LEICESTER, UK

"PARKINSON'S EVE" Summit Curated by #WomenInPD for Women

Founded by Claire Jones & Omotola Thomas

YOUR SPEAKER FROM THEIR ROLE IN PD COMMUNITY YOUR INSIGHT TOPIC
Heather Kennedy Thinking is NOT Believing
Dr. Maria Baretto India Co-Chair World Parkinson’s Congress
Charlotte Smith UK
Dr. Bas Bloem Netherlands Scientific Advisor to the Michael J. Fox Foundation
Olivia Edwards You Have to Nourish to Flourish
Mel McConaghy Australia Pioneering Neuro Physio & INSIGHT Founder Training Brave to Live Brave
Charlotte Maria UK Clinical Rehabilitation Through Sport Clinical Rehabilitation through Sports
Elisabeth Ildal Denmark Co-Captain Global #UNITED Campaign Living Well with Parkinson’s – It is a Lifestyle
Dr. Emma Lane UK Pharmacologist & Researcher Understanding Stem Cells for PD – The value of public patient involvement to a lab scientist
Soania Mathur
Vicki Dillon UK Patient Advocate Living With PD GDNF Trial – My Experience
Laurie Mischley In Search of Nourishment
Dr. Maria De Leon USA Neurologist, Author & Living with PD