The 2019 Alliance Meeting, Allied Professionals Forum and International Symposium on ALS/MND will be held in Perth, Australia. This meeting will be generously hosted by MND Australia. More information appears below.
Annual Alliance Meeting
Sunday 1 December – Monday 2 December 2019
Registration includes refreshments, lunch and dinner on 1 and 2 December.
Presentations will be on ALS/MND associations’ programmes, governance, organisational strategy, partnerships and the role of the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations. For the full programme please click here.
Please note: PALS may register 1 carer free of charge for the Alliance Meeting. Please register under the PALS name, and there will be an option to add carer(s) on the next page. If you have any problems with registration, email email@example.com.
International ALS/MND Connect 2019
This interactive session provides the community with the opportunity to ask questions about latest research advances from around the world. This session is also live-streamed on Facebook, so people with ALS/MND from around the world can attend and ask questions online.
PALS and CALS Lunch
Pals can register 1 carer free of charge to attend the lunch.
You must register to attend the PALS and CALS Lunch. If you have any problems with registration, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Allied Professionals Forum
3 December 2019
If you are an Allied health professional, such as physiotherapist, respiratory therapist, nutritionist, speech-language pathologist, and social worker who specialise in ALS/MND who is interested in presentations on practical care strategies and assistive technology innovations for the clinical management of ALS/MND then this is the meeting for you.
PALS may register 1 carer free of charge for the APF. Please register under the PALS name, and there will be an option to add carer(s) on the next page. If you have any problems with registration, email email@example.com.
30th International Symposium on ALS/MND
Wednesday 4 December – Friday 6 December 2019
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need information on PALS and CALS registration.
PO Box 117,
Deakin West ACT 2600
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
21 Mounts Bay Road
Perth WA 6000
Details on how to book a room at the conference hotel, along with other hotels in the area are now available on the MND Association’s website.
Please note that hotel rooms are available on a first come, first served basis. Book early to guarantee your spot.
Accessible rooms are also available on a first come, first served basis. Book your room early and contact the hotel directly to reserve an accessible space.
Assistance for PALS and CALS:
If you need any specialised disability equipment for people with ALS/MND on-site in Perth, please contact our local host association, MND Australia: email@example.com Their staff can help you find equipment locally, but you must get in touch at least 6 weeks before the Meetings.
Global Walk to D’Feet ALS/MND:
All delegates to the International Symposium on ALS/MND are invited to participate in this Global Walk to D’Feet ALS/MND to raise awareness of ALS/MND.
Delegates are asked to gather at 6:00 pm for a 6:15 pm start at Elizabeth Quay Carousel. The walk will end here too. The walk route is along the waterfront and fully accessible.
You can bring a t-shirt from your countries ALS/MND Association or your international Alliance of ALS/MND Associations t-shirt to wear for the walk which will really showcase the diversity of our community globally. (MND Western Australia T-shirts will be available for purchase on the day).
The focus of the walk will be awareness and it will be broadcast from the Alliance page on Facebook live. However, if you would like to treat it as a fundraiser, please have people make a donation to the ALS/MND organization of their choice.
Following the walk, walkers are invited to attend the Cytokinetcs reception in the Summer Garden commencing at 7:00 pm.
Things to Do in Perth:
Australia’s sunniest capital city, Perth enjoys 3000 hours of sunshine a year. No wonder it’s been voted one of the world’s most liveable cities.
If you’re interested in exploring Perth either before, after or during the conference then head to our friends at Sightseeing Pass Australia’s award winning website for over 250 ideas. They provide a hassle free online booking experience offering instant confirmations and electronic vouchers. We recommend you book any tours in advance to avoid disappointment with availability as early December is peak season.
Be sure to use ‘promo code’ MNDPERTH when you book with Sightseeing Pass Australia to receive 10% discount off your booking.