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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society


MDS brings professionals across the movement disorders community together for collaboration and education. 

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International Congress

Join thousands of professionals to share ideas and advance the clinical and scientific discipline at the International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders ®.

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Future Congresses

  • Philadelphia, PA, USA: September 27-October 1, 2024
  • Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: October 5-9, 2025
  • Seoul, Korea: 2026, dates TBA

International Congress Highlights: 

Scientific Program

Explore state-of-the-art research, apply practical skills and more in dozens of engaging sessions. 

Video Challenge

A world-renowned panel of Movement Disorders experts analyze unique cases live. 

Presidential Award Lectures

Esteemed honorees speak on the topics that have most interested them through their storied careers. 


Meet and collaborate with global leaders in the field of Movement Disorders. 

Regional Congresses

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Pan American Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress

Returning in 2026.
Details to be announced.

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Asian and Oceanian Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Congress (AOPMC)

March 21-23 Tokyo, Japan

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In the European Section region, we collaborate with the European Academy of Neurology (EAN) to offer Movement Disorder sessions at the EAN Congress.


Presented annually in conjunction with the MDS Regional Congresses

Movement Disorders Clinical Practice (MDCP) Conference

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International Awareness Days

World Parkinson's Day 

MDS brings people around the world together each year on April 11 for World Parkinson's Day. 

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World Movement Disorders Day

Boost awareness about some of the most challenging disorders each year on November 29.

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Conference Calendar

Comprehensive list of industry events, including MDS supported and endorsed meetings. View upcoming meetings or submit a meeting announcement.

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Become a Member


Meeting & Education Support
Endorsement and Grants

MDS supports a variety of external movement disorders events across the field. To qualify, the meeting should be managed by individuals or non-profits (not companies), and the faculty should represent multiple institutions.



Have an event officially sanctioned by MDS, including promotion in our calendar and other materials. For meetings open to the general community of neurologists, neuroscientists, and others with an interest in the field.

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Grant Support

The MDS Officers award grant support and sponsorship on a quartely basis, with additional funding set aside for meetings organized by societies with Affiliate Member status. 

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Outreach Programs

Apply for financial support, expert faculty, technical support or other assistance for local movement disorders education, especially in areas where it is not broadly available. 

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