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Presented by Parkinson Association of Northern California

2024 Annual Education Conference

Registration ends Friday, 09/27/2024 11:59pm PDT

About This Event

PANC's Annual Education Conference is for people with PD, their family members/friends, and community professionals who want to learn about Parkinson’s, its impact, and options for living well with it. Our program features a highly sought-after group of PD experts, movement disorder specialists, neurophysical therapists, and other experts who will guide an information and resource-packed day.

Attend in-person (lunch included) or virtually. Meet old and new friends, get updated on the latest wares, and relax in the movement breaks. All attendees receive a recording after the event, so come for a few hours or stay for the day. Just come! 


For event or registration details, contact amanda@communityeventco.com. For sponsorship and exhibitor information, contact Jan Whitney at jan@panctoday.org.


Join Us!!
In-Person Ticket - $40 (includes lunch)
Virtual Ticket - $20
Student Virtual Ticket - $10

All ticket prices include a $10 early bird discount for purchasing by September 14, after which prices increase by $10 each.
Online sales for in-person tickets ends at 5 pm on September 27, with limited availability for ticket sales at the door.

About This Event

PANC's Annual Education Conference is for people with PD, their family members/friends, and community professionals who want to learn about Parkinson’s, its impact, and options for living well with it. Our program features a highly sought-after group of PD experts, movement disorder specialists, neurophysical therapists, and other experts who will guide an information and resource-packed day.

Attend in-person (lunch included) or virtually. Meet old and new friends, get updated on the latest wares, and relax in the movement breaks. All attendees receive a recording after the event, so come for a few hours or stay for the day. Just come! 


For event or registration details, contact amanda@communityeventco.com. For sponsorship and exhibitor information, contact Jan Whitney at jan@panctoday.org.

Event Schedule

Event Schedule - subject to change, with more details coming soon!

  • 8:00 Registration & Exhibits Open
  • 9:00 Welcome
  • 9:20 Michael J Fox Foundation Legislative Update
  • 9:25 Personal reflection
  • 9:30 Caregiver Perspective
  • 9:50 Keynote Speaker
  • 10:30 Morning break
  • 10:50 Movement break
  • 11:05 Focused Ultrasound 
  • 11:20 Orthostatic Hypotension 
  • 11:35 Fund-a-need 
  • 11:45 Lunch & exhibitor visits
  • 12:45 Research Updates 
  • 1:10 Panel Intros/Discussion 
  • 1:45 Movement break
  • 1:55 Cognitive Issues 
  • 2:05 Panel Q&A
  • 2:45 Closing 

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Breakfast is not included, so please come fed! We will provide coffee, water, light mid-morning snack, and lunch.

Cancellations/Refunds/Substitutions Policy: No refunds are made for cancellations. The event recording is provided to all registrants after the conference. However, registrant substitutions will be accepted with the written permission of the original registrant which are accepted until September 24, 2024. Substitutions requests may be sent to amanda@communityeventco.com

In-person Attendance Policy: Travel to and participation in the Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) Conference involves risks, including, but not limited to, risks of physical activity, contracting or spreading communicable disease and other matters that you may not have considered.  By continuing the in-person registration process, you voluntarily assume all such risks and waive, release and agree to not to sue PANC and its agents for any expense, loss, damage, personal injury (including loss of life, disability, or serious harm), property damage or theft, negligence, or other actions arising in connection with travel to, attendance at, or participation in the PANC Conference, except to the extent caused by the sole gross negligence of PANC. Note: Due to the physical limitations of our PD population and the safety of all particiants no animals will be allowed on the premises other than verified service animals.

Photo Policy: When you enter a Parkinson Association of Northern California (PANC) event or program, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to photography, audio recording, video recording and its/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for marketing, news, web casts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by PANC and its affiliates and representatives. If you do not wish to be recorded, please indicate as such at registration at the conference.

Endorsements:  PANC does not have the resources to investigate and does not endorse or recommend any products or services of sponsors or exhibitors at the conference.

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Featured Speakers

Thank you to the PANC Board of Directors, volunteers, and the following conference committee members who have worked tirelessly to make this event happen!

Myron Jantzen
Chris Chediak
Carolyn Loveridge
Ted Norris
Susan Cobb
Katelyn Epstein
Vanessa Greyion, PharmD
Christine Grmolyes
Danielle Hand-Nichols
Kristina Hart, D.O.
Kim Hawkins
Chris McIlwain
Ralph Sett, M.D.
Harry Starkey
Jennifer Westoby

Getting There

Roebbelen Center at the Grounds
700 Event Center Drive
Roseville, California 95678
United States