MDSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

15 – 17 November 2019, Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide

Program

This is a draft overview of the program only and is subject to change

Last updated 1 August 2019

Friday 15 November 2019

Time Session
0730 - 0830 Registration
0830 - 1300 Movement Disorders Skills Workshop
1300 - 1400 Light lunch
Dystonia, ataxia and unusual movement disorders
1400 - 1430 Curiouser and curiouser: 100 years down the rabbit hole with dystonia
Prof Mark Edwards

1430 - 1510 My approach to cerebellar disorders
Dr Elsdon Storey
1510 - 1540 Unusual inherited movement disorders we can actually treat
Dr Ainhi Ha

1540 - 1600 Afternoon tea
New techniques in managing movement disorders
1600 - 1630 Focussed ultrasound lesioning in the management of movement disorders
Dr Stephen Tisch
1630 - 1700 Emerging therapies for Huntington's disease
Dr David Bourke
1700 - 1730 Evoked resonance neural activity and its role in DBS
Dr San San Xu
1730 - 1830 Welcome drinks

Saturday 16 November 2019

Time Session
0730 - 0900 Registration / arrival tea and coffee
Multidisciplinary care in Parkinson's Disease and related disorders 
0900 - 0940

Multidisciplinary care in PD – how we do it in Nijmegen
Prof Bastiaan Bloem

Kindly sponsored by Seqirus

0940 - 1010 Move it or lose it – physical and exercise therapy in the management of PD
Dr Colleen Canning

1010 - 1040 Role of the PD Association in optimizing PD care
Dr Olivia Nassaris
1040 - 1100 Morning tea
Multidisciplinary care in Parkinson's Disease and related disorders cont.
1100 - 1140

End of life care in PD and other neurodegenerative disorders
Dr Janis Miyasaki

Kindly sponsored by UCB Australia

1140 - 1230 Panel discussion of cases
1230 - 1330 Lunch
Gait and Balance Disorders
1330 -1410 Gait disorders in PD – assessment and management
Prof Bastiaan Bloem


Kindly sponsored by Seqirus
1410 - 1440 DBS and gait/balance dysfunction
Dr Wesley Thevathasan
1440 - 1510 Postural reflexes in movement disorders
Dr Jim Colebatch
1510 - 1530 Afternoon tea
Gait and Balance Disorders cont.
1530 - 1610 A clinical approach to the diagnosis and management of functional gait disorders
Prof Mark Edwards
1610 - 1640 Posters from the podium
1640 - 1800 Video session
1900 - late Annual Scientific Meeting Dinner
Adelaide Town Hall

Sunday 17 November 2019

Time Session
0800 - 0900 Registration / arrival tea and coffee
Emerging concepts, therapies and challenges for the movement disorders neurologist
0900 - 0940 Physician burnout and the neurologist
Dr Janis Miyasaki

Kindly sponsored by UCB Australia

0940 - 1010 The gut micobiome in PD
Dr Glenda Halliday

1010 - 1040 Alpha synuclein immunotherapies for PD
Dr Kelly Bertram 

1040 - 1110 Stem cell treatment for PD
Dr Andrew Evans
1110 - 1130 Morning tea
Diagnostic techniques for the movement disorders neurologist
1130 - 1200 Cerebral imaging in PD and related disorders
Dr Marc Agzarian
1200 - 1230 Genetics and genetic testing for the jobbing movement disorders neurologist
Dr Carolyn Sue
1230 - 1330 Farewell and lunch