The Victory Summit Symposia Series

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Since 2008, more than 10,000 people with Parkinson's and their care partners have attended The Victory Summit® symposia.

The Victory Summit – Dallas, TX

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Saturday, May 3, 2014

The Davis Phinney Foundation and our Texas partners invite you to join us Saturday, May 3, 2014 for a moving day of information and inspiration from leading movement disorder neurologists and physical therapists. This is an enjoyable day of community and connection, filled with laughter and conversation. You will leave motivated and armed with tools to help you be more involved in your own treatment and to improve your quality of life. As one attendee said, “I left this event with the knowledge and hope of how to live well with my Parkinson’s.”

Presentations will include:

  • Bas Bloem, PhD – Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center on Parkinson’s Research
  • Matthew Ford, PT, PhD – Samford University on Exercising for the Rest of My Life
  • Joanne Hamilton, PhD, ABBPP-CN – Advanced Neurobehavioral Health of Southern California on Cognitive and Non-motor Symptoms
  • Michael Okun, MD – UF Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration on Living Well with Parkinson’s

The event is free. Registration is required.

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Location

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, Irving, TX 75039
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Parking is available at the Irving Convention Center for $5. For detailed directions, please visit the Irving Convention Center’s website.

Lodging

A special room rate of $69.00 per night plus tax for a kind bed or two double beds at Fairfield Inn & Suites Irving/Las Colinas is available the night of Friday, May 2, 2014. To make a reservation please call the hotel directly at (972) 550-8800 and ask for the Davis Phinney Foundation Victory Summit room block. Reservations can also be made online. This discounted rate is available until Saturday, April 19, 2014.

Volunteers

We need volunteers to help make The Victory Summit event a success. Please consider giving your time, and encourage friends and family to join you. Volunteers help with registration, set-up, ushering and more. Lunch is provided.
Volunteer Registration

AGENDA

8:45 – 9:45 Check-in (Required)
Receive your program bag, find a great seat and visit our 30+ exhibitors.
10:00 – 2:00 General Session featuring 4 national experts on living well topics, 2 Movement Breaks, keynote speaker Davis Phinney and a complimentary lunch.

2:20 – 4:00 Breakout Session (2 Tracks, each 40 minutes) on important topics presented by local experts.

  • Parkinson’s Q&A
  • Care for the Care Partner
  • Is Deep Brain Stimulation for Me?
  • Fall Prevention: Maximizing Your Mobility
  • Ingredients to Healthy Living: Nutrition & Parkinson’s
  • Intimacy
  • Sleep Disturbances: Getting a Good Night’s Rest
  • Medication Management & Strategies
  • Speech Intent
  • Interactive Exercise Session

Exhibitor Hall will include: Medtronic, Teva, Parkinson Voice Project, Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Neurology, Southwest Parkinson Society, Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County, Reiki, Parkinson’s Action Network, The Parkinson Alliance, Fox Trial Finder, UCB, US WorldMeds, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Texas Movement Disorders, World Parkinson’s Congress and more!

LOCAL HERO AWARD

Read about our Dallas Local Hero: Linda Swanson

 


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The Victory Summit symposium is made possible thanks to our presenting sponsors:

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With generous support and agenda collaboration from:

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And with thanks for community support from Texas Neurology and the Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County:

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[R.S.]