Mind Over Matter 2018 – Parkinson's Atlantic Education Conference

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On Saturday, March 24, 2018, Parkinson Canada, Atlantic invites you to Mind Over Matter, the 5th Annual Education & Awareness Conference. This is Parkinson Canada’s premier conference event of the year for the Atlantic Provinces. Together, let’s learn, ask questions and share a unique experience with many other Parkinson minded participants. This event will be highly interactive that enable Parkinson’s disease Subject Matter Experts to present individually to each table of delegates in rotation throughout the course of the day. This year’s Mind Over Matter Conference will be held at the Westin Nova Scotian. Located in the historic and vibrant Seaport District, in the heart of downtown Halifax and just steps away from restaurants, shopping, and entertainment, this landmark hotel overlooks the Halifax Harbour. The hotel has mobility access, complimentary parking.

Registration for this year’s event is $99 ( $75 for the first 100 people to register) Click Here to register

For individuals traveling to the conference from outside the HRM

Complimentary bus transportation has been generously sponsored by Coach Atlantic.

  • To book your seats, phone the Call Centre at 1-800-575-1807.
  • Please use the coupon code PARK2018 when making your reservation.

If you require overnight accommodation we have a special conference rate at the Westin Nova Scotian of $119 per night. Please Click Here to book or give the Westin a call directly (902) 421-1000 and Identify that you’re attending the Parkinson Canada Conference. **The Westin is Sold Out for Friday, March 23, 2018**

Mind Over Matter Conference at a glance
8:00 am Commonwealth Room – Registration Desk Opens
9:00 am Conference Opening Address, Dr. Heather Rigby, Conference Co-Chair
9:10 am Welcoming Remarks from the Province of Nova Scotia, Presenter Hon. Leo Glavine, MLA King West
9:20 am Morning Keynote – Dr. Tiago Mestre, Neurologist & Researcher, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
10:00 am Break – Hot & cold beverages (service stations)
10:30am Round Table Presentations (3 @ 20 minutes a piece, 10 minute transitions)
12:00pm Midday Break

  • Lunch service for Conference Delegates
  • Midday activities, commercial displays and information booths
  • Products & Services Show Area – Retail displays
1:00 pm Welcoming Performance by the ScotianAires (Musical)
1:20pm Round Table Sessions by Expert Presenters
3:00 pm Break – Hot & cold beverages (service stations)
3:30 pm Closing Keynote: Paddy and Harry Forestell, Host of CBC’s New Brunswick Evening News
3:50 pm Closing Comments, Ryan Underhill, Managing Director, Parkinson Canada | Atlantic