Join us at World Parkinson Congress, Barcelona!

We are looking forward to joining the Parkinson’s community from around the globe at the World Parkinson’s Congress (WPC) in Barcelona July 4-7, 2023. Read on to learn more about LSVT Global’s participation and for links to the World Parkinson Congress program and registration. We hope to see you in Barcelona!

Working Group Presentations

Pre-congress events July 4, 2023

LSVT Global team members Angela Halpern and Cynthia Fox have been active committee members for the last 3 years in two WPC Working Groups. We will be joining our colleagues to share the results of the international committee members’ efforts in a series of presentations.

Working Group: Building Global Alliances Working Group 

Join us to learn about two internationally collaborative pilot programs: mentor/mentee and multidisciplinary model of care. We invite you to participate in the discussion of how to replicate these programs in your community.

Time: July 4th 1:30-2:30 pm

Are you interested in global relationships designed to enable more equitable access to information and resources for people with Parkinson’s and their families? If yes, please come to the presentation by the Building Global Alliance group. Learn about our pilot mentor/mentee program, other ongoing initiatives, and how you can participate. Our presentation will be participative in format to give you the opportunity to get your questions answered and offer opportunities for discussion regarding how to implement mentor/mentee programs in your community.

Time: July 2:45-3:30 pm

Low and middle income countries (LMICs) across the world face similar challenges regarding access to PD information, resources, medication, treatment, services, and care. Join this discussion to hear about our findings from a pilot project to replicate a multidisciplinary model of care developed in India by PDMDS to the Kenyan context. In demonstrating the evolution, transferability, and adaptability of the model, which we hope can be used in other communities across LMICs globally to provide care and support for people with PD and their caregivers. The goal of the discussion is to look at lessons learned and explore further possibilities for collaboration. 

Working Group: Technology and Parkinson’s

Time: July 3:45-4:45 pm

Providing a Parkinson’s Technology Community resource platform to centralize information on what is available, how it works and where you can find solutions to improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s through technology. Available for ALL stakeholders in the Parkinson’s community: PwP, industry, physicians, allied health, PD organizations, and caregivers.

Click here to watch our short video explaining more about our work and how you can get involved.

If you fall into one of these categories please join us to explore ways to make this a reality: PwP, industry, physicians, allied health, PD organizations, caregivers, tech specialists, tech providers, funders or other.

Opening Reception

Join LSVT Global in the Exhibit Hall during the opening reception. We will be greeting our friends and colleagues at Booth #902. 

Exhibit Hall Hours

LSVT Global representatives will be in the exhibit hall at booth #902 throughout the congress. 

Exhibit Hall Hours:

Wednesday, July 5       11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday, July 6           11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday, July 7                11:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Stop by and learn about LSVT LOUD and LSVT BIG therapies. We have materials in English and Spanish. Grab some goodies, talk to the LSVT experts, or just say “Hello”!

Poster Sessions

Check out some of the posters that feature LSVT Global team members and our collective work with colleagues and the Parkinson’s community. 

Thursday, July 6, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Title: Crowdsourced perceptual ratings of voice quality in people with Parkinson’s disease before and after intensive voice and articulation therapies: Secondary outcome of a randomized controlled trial.  Poster Board Number:  P25.33.

Title: Clinicians’ self-perceptions of LSVT LOUD Globally: Data from Germany, France, and Japan.  Poster Board Number:  P25.34.

Title: Global mentor/mentee program for Organizations: A pilot project of allied health education for community volunteers in Africa.   Poster Board Number: P43.16   This poster was also selected to be a part of the Poster Tours: Tour 18 on Thursday, July 6, 2023 from 5:15 to 6:30PM.

Renewal Room 

Thursday, July 6, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Get LOUD, Get BIG, Get Energized! 

Double your fun in this combined LSVT BIG® and LSVT LOUD® interactive exercise session! Join expert clinicians for a dynamic back and forth practice to get your body moving BIG and voice speaking LOUD. These two exercise programs work together to address small, slow movements and soft speech with one focus on AMPLITUDE! Join us in this session to experience new power in your voice and movement. Leave the session feeling rejuvenated and ready to walk BIG and talk LOUD while you enjoy the Word Parkinson Congress!  

Learn more about the World Parkinson’s Congress

LSVT Global is a proud World Parkinson Coalition Organizational Partner.