Turning the "Impossible" into the Possible

2019 Hope Conference

May 24 & 25, 2019

Radisson Hotel South, Edmonton, AB

This year's conference will bring you face-to-face with leading experts, connect you to peers, and leave you excited for the POSSIBLE!  Details, including itinerary, breakout session descriptions and keynote speaker bios are presented below.  Conference pricing, registration, hotel and transportation options can be found at the bottom of this page.
Be educated and inspired by not one, but two keynote speakers.  Dr. Ronald Postuma is a clinical researcher and movement disorders neurologist from the Montreal Neurological Institute and McGill University.  John Baumann is an inspirational speaker, lawyer and author who was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson disease in 2002 at the age of 41. Click the button on the left to read our keynote speaker bios.


Breakout sessions, the always popular Ask the Experts panel (led by Dr. Oksana Suchowersky), a Friday evening reception and Saturday hot lunch are also a part of the weekend!  Attendees can personalize their conference by choosing two breakout sessions from six options presented by healthcare professionals with extensive knowledge in Parkinson disease. Click the button on the left to read more about the breakout session topics.


2019 Hope Conference Itinerary                                        

6:30PM - 7:00PM
Hope Conference Registration
7:00PM - 8:00PM
Keynote Speaker:  John Baumann
8:00PM - 9:00PM
Hope Conference Reception
8:00AM - 8:30AM
Annual General Meeting Registration
8:30AM - 9:15AM
Annual General Meeting
8:45AM - 9:30AM
Hope Conference Registration
9:30AM - 9:45AM
Opening Remarks
9:45AM - 10:45AM
Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Ronald Postuma
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Breakout Sessions #1
12:00PM - 12:45PM
Lunch (plated, hot lunch)
12:45PM - 1:45PM
Ask the Experts Panel
2:00PM - 3:00PM
Breakout Sessions #2
3:10PM - 3:30PM
Closing Remarks



Your two-day Conference experience includes:  two keynote speakers, choice of two breakout sessions, Friday evening reception, Saturday hot lunch, and the always popular Ask the Experts panel.  Conference pricing is listed below and is per person.


Early Bird Conference Pricing

(EXTENDED to May 23, 2019)

per person
Regular Conference Pricing
(AFTER May 23, 2019)
per person





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