Charlotte Symposium – 9/8/2018










Registration is closed. Please call (704) 248-3722 to inquire about the waitlist. 
 Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time:  8:30 AM – 2:00 PM, Registration opens at 8:30 AM

What: This educational event will be for patients and caregivers, as well as friends and family.

Where:  Calvary Church
5801 Pineville-Matthews Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226

Hotel Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Residence Inn Charlotte Piper Glen. Click here to reserve a room, or call (704) 319-3900 and mention “Parkinson Association Event” to receive a discounted rate of $109/night.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. James P. Battista, MD,
Movement Disorder & Parkinson’s Specialist
Novant Health, Neurology Specialists

Breakout Sessions: We are excited to offer breakout sessions this year! Each attendee will choose two of the five breakout sessions to attend.

  • “Nutrition and Parkinson’s Disease: What Matters Most?”
    Rachel Hillberry, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC – Atrium Health
  • “Care in the Long Term – What do you need and how will you pay for it?” (Only available during Breakout Session #1)
    Debi Lee, Assistant Director Aging Programs – Centralina Area Agency on Aging
  • “Deep Brain Stimulation”
    Dr. Danielle Englert, MD, Movement Disorder Specialist – Neurosciences Institute, Neurology Charlotte
  • “Your Marriage on Parkinson’s Disease”
    (Only available during Breakout Session #2)

    Amy Klett, MA, MPhil, LPA – Psychologist and Consultant
  • “Navigating Parkinson’s at the Hospital”
    Ann Marie Obrikat, Executive Director, Parkinson Association of the Carolinas

Click here to learn more about the speakers!

Click here to view the agenda!

So that we may continue to offer these educational events free to you, please consider making a donation in the amount of $25, $50, $100 or other amount. Click here to make a contribution. 

Sponsorship Opportunities Available: Click here to view!

Sponsored by:




Novant Health
Assisted Living Locators – Breakfast Sponsor
Complete Care – Lunch Sponsor
Waltonwood Cotswold
Elmcroft of Little Avenue

Please register below. Each attendee will need to complete their own registration form in order to choose the breakout sessions that they will attend. Breakout sessions are first come, first serve and may fill up quickly, so reserve your seat today. Please call 1-866-903-PARK (7275) if you have any questions or need assistance registering.

Registration is closed. Please call (704) 248-3722 to inquire about the waitlist.