ONLINE SUMMIT APRIL 11th to 13th!

Day 1 - Thurs World Parkinson's DAY

Opening ceremony & Welcome
9.00am – 9.10am Welcome Address – Melissa McConaghy
9.10am – 9.50am Keynote – Dr. Simon Lewis
New treatment strategies – what’s in the pipeline
9.50am – 10.10am Invited Speaker – Dominic Graham CEO EPDA
World Parkinson’s Day Origins and Philosophy
10.10am – 10.30am invited Speaker – Dr. Maria Baretto CEO PDMDS India
Reaching the Unreached : Strategies for reaching the under served Parkinson’s population in India

10.30am - Morning tea

Lived Experience
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote -TBC
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
Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson’s disease, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
2.00pm – 2.30pm Session 2 – Emma Lawton
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 – TBC
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Claire Jones and Omotola Thomas
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – Iceland Football Team
Sons of Solidarity

5.00pm - Close

Day 2 - Friday

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 - Current panels

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
Consumer 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 TBC

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 1 – Kate Stone Matheson
Motivation and Mood
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 2 – Dr. Linton Meagher
Mood and Anxiety
Health Professionals only 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
Health Professionals only - 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 & 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 – Jennifer Ley
Women in PD

Day 3 - Concurrent panels

Consumer Demonstration
9.00am – 9.30am I-Prognosis collaborative
9.30am – 10.00am Dr. Rajvi Mehta
Improving quality of life of patients with Parkinson’s Disease with Iyengar Yoga
10.00am – 10.30am Sarah Thompson
Enhancing PD Health with Neurologic Music Therapy

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 6 - Brain Fit
11.00am – 11.40am Keynote – Dr. Samantha Holden
Thinking and Memory in Parkinson’s Disease
11.40am – 12.05pm Session 1 – Dr. Loren Mowszowski
Cognition in Parkinson’s disease: what changes, and what can you do about it?
12.05pm – 12.30pm Session 2 – Dr. Michael Merzinech
Health professionals only LIVE panel - Building Self Efficacy

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

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

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

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 7 - Participatory Medicine
1.30pm – 2.10pm Keynote – Geri Baumblatt
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 1 – Tim Blake
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 2 – TBC
Health professionals only - The Boarderless Practice

The session will be hosted LIVE from 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Matthew Holt
Health 2.0
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 - Afternoon Tea

Plenary 8 - Communicating Science
3.30pm – 3.45pm Dr Lauren Lindenfeld
Communicating Science from the Alan Alda Centre
3.45pm – 4.15pm Nadja Oertelt
Science communication & Massive Science

5.00pm - Close

Day 1 - Thurs World Parkinson's DAY

Opening ceremony & Welcome
9.00am – 9.10am Welcome Address – Melissa McConaghy
9.10am – 9.50am Keynote – Dr. Simon Lewis
New treatment strategies – what’s in the pipeline
9.50am – 10.10am Invited Speaker – Dominic Graham CEO EPDA
World Parkinson’s Day Origins and Philosophy
10.10am – 10.30am invited Speaker – Dr. Maria Baretto CEO PDMDS India
Reaching the Unreached : Strategies for reaching the under served Parkinson’s population in India

10.30am - Morning tea

Lived Experience
11.00am – 11.30am Keynote -TBC
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
Global, regional, and national burden of Parkinson’s disease, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016
2.00pm – 2.30pm Session 2 – Emma Lawton
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 – TBC
4.00pm – 4.30pm Session 2 – Claire Jones and Omotola Thomas
4.30pm – 5.00pm Session 3 – I-progrognosis collaborative

5.00pm - Close

Day 2 - Friday

Plenary 1 - Latest research
9.00am – 9.40am Keynote – A/Prof Antony Cooper
9.40am – 10.05am Session 1 – Dr. Barry Snow
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Dr. Beckie Port

Day 2 - Current panels

Consumer demonstration
9.00am – 9.30am Melissa McConaghy
PD Warrior 10 core exercise routine
9.30am – 10.00am Dance for PD
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
Consumer 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 TBC
Panelist 3 TBC

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 1 – Kate Stone Matheson
Motivation and Mood
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 2 – Dr. Linton Meagher
Mood and Anxiety
Health professionals 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
Health Professionals Only - 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
10.05am – 10.30am Session 2 – Jennifer Ley
Women in PD

Day 3 - Current panels

Consumer Demonstration
9.00am – 9.30am Mindfullness for PD
9.30am – 10.00am Dr. Rajvi Mehta
Improving quality of life of patients with Parkinson’s Disease with Iyengar Yoga
10.00am – 10.30am Sarah Thompson
Enhancing PD Health with Neurologic Music Therapy

10.30am - Morning tea

Plenary 6 - Brain Fit
11.00am – 11.40am Keynote – Dr. Samantha Holden
Thinking and Memory in Parkinson’s Disease
11.40am – 12.05pm Session 1 – Dr. Loren Mowszowski
Cognition in Parkinson’s disease: what changes, and what can you do about it?
12.05pm – 12.30pm Session 2 – Dr. Michael Merzinech
Health professionals only LIVE panel - Building Self Efficacy

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

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

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

12.30pm - Lunch

Plenary 7 - Participatory Medicine
1.30pm – 2.10pm Keynote – Geri Baumblatt
2.10pm – 2.35pm Session 1 – Tim Blake
2.35pm – 3.00pm Session 2 – TBC
Health professional only - The boarderless Practice

The session will be hosted LIVE from 1.30pm to 3.00pm

Chair: Melissa McConaghy

Panelist 1 Matthew Holt
Health 2.0
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 - Afternoon Tea

Plenary 8 - Communicating Science
3.30pm – 4.15pm TBC
4.15pm – 5.00pm TBC

5.00pm - Close