MND Australia, in partnership with MND WA, is proud to host the International ALS/MND meetings in Perth in 2019. This will be an opportunity for the Australian MND community to come together with their peers and leading international researchers from around the world to present and debate key innovations in their respective fields. All meetings will be held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

On Sunday 1 December members of the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations will gather for the AGM and annual meeting. This meeting is an opportunity for ALS/MND support and advocacy organisations from around the world to share best practice and ideas for better supporting people living with ALS/MND in their communities. Observers are welcome to register to attend this meeting.

Ask the Experts on the afternoon of Monday 2 December is a free session specifically for people living with MND, their friends and families and the wider MND community. This will be a unique opportunity for the Australian MND community to hear about the latest research advances from leading national and international researchers and clinicians. This interactive session for people living with ALS/MND and the wider ALS/MND community will be held on Monday 2 December from 2 to 4.30pm. Program now available here. Attendance is free of charge but please register here to assist with organising this meeting.

The Allied Professional Forum is a full day meeting on Tuesday 3 December where health and community care professionals from around the world present on evidence based and best practice models of care and support for people living with MND, their carers and families. All are welcome to register to attend. 

The 30th International Symposium on ALS/MND will run from Wednesday 4 to Friday 6 December. Concurrent platform and poster sessions will focus on scientific and clinical advances. We expect to see many MNDRIA funded researchers presenting their findings this year. All are welcome to register to attend. NB Early bird rate for the symposium ends on 27 August.

For more information on all these meetings and links to registration pages visit the MND Australia website