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New Series, Plus More than 40 Online Seminars Available Now

How can you have first-hand access to the leaders in Parkinson's research and care?  Join PDF's PD ExpertBriefings educational seminars designed for people living with Parkinson’s, family members and health professionals. 

Did you miss a live seminar?  Not a problem.  Read below to find out how you can watch each past seminar from your home computer at your convenience.

 

What is a PD ExpertBriefing?

Each 60-minute PD ExpertBriefing is an interactive educational seminar presented by a leader in the field of Parkinson’s research and care. The seminars offer practical advice for living with Parkinson’s – including issues regarding caregiving, employment, nutrition and more – and discuss the latest scientific findings in Parkinson's. 

 

How Can I Participate in a PD ExpertBriefing?

Participants can take part in the sessions via phone, using a toll-free number and/or can also watch and listen online, through PDF’s website. 

Callers to the PD ExpertBriefings can listen in to the presentations by using a toll-free number that will be provided at registration (please note participants cannot access the PD ExpertBriefings using PDF's toll-free number).  Phone participants can stay on the line for the full hour, but can also hang up and rejoin each PD ExpertBriefing if need be.

Those who choose to watch online can follow along with each speaker's PowerPoint presentation on the computer, in real time.   By joining the live sessions online, you will have the opportunity to ask the speakers your own questions about Parkinson's during the last 20-30 minutes of the presentation.

 

How Do I Register for a PD ExpertBriefing?

You can register by phone or online for each individual event.  Registration will open for each event approximately four weeks before it takes place. 

 

What if I Miss a PD ExpertBriefing?

If you miss a seminar, a recording of the presentation will be available on the PDF website for up to one year after the live event.  Recorded seminars will not be accessible via phone.

There are more than 30 PD ExpertBriefings  now available for you to view at your convenience.  Browse PDF's Past Online Seminars to find the topics that interest you. 

 

What are the Dates and Topics of PD ExpertBriefings?

Please check our upcoming online seminars for new dates and times and browse past online seminars to start learning now.

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PDF's 2009 ExpertBriefing series was made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories, Teva Neuroscience and UCB Inc. 

The 2010 series was made possible by educational grants from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

The 2011 series has been made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories and Teva Neuroscience.

The 2012 series has been made possible by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories and Teva Neuroscience.

The 2013 series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie Inc., Teva Neuroscience and UCB Inc.