Satellite meetings

Whilst the main Symposium runs over four days, there are several satellite meetings in the days building up to the Symposium as well as during the Symposium itself. Please find these listed below.


Allied Professionals Forum
Date 4 - 5 December 2023
Host International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations
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Precision ALS
Date 4 December 2023
Time 09:30 - 17:30
Location Osaka
Details Precision ALS will hold a closed satellite meeting on Monday the 4th of December. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the progress of the program with Academic and Industry partners.


World Federation of Neurology ALS/MND Speciality Group 
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Date 5 December 
Time 08:30 - 13:30 
Location Rio



Date 5 December
Time 13:30 - 16:00
Location Sydney
Details ENCALS is a large network of European ALS centres and will host an in-person satellite meeting. Some ENCALS members will present one of their projects and after that we will have a larger discussion on pre-symptomatic C9orf72 cohort studies.


Project MinE
Date 5 December
Time 16:00 - 19:00
Location Sydney
Details Project MinE meeting – update for consortium partners on international WGS dataset on ALS. Interested in partnering, send a message to


TRICALS Academy - Live training on outcome measures
Date 6 December
Time 18:00 - 20:00
Location Rio
Details Live training on outcome measures – TRICALS Academy
This session will provide an opportunity to stay up to date with the latest courses on:

  • (harmonized) ALSFRS-R
  • King’s Staging
  • Slow Vital Capacity (SVC)
  • Isometic Strength Testing (HHD)

The training session is interactive which gives you the opportunity to share insights with fellow raters and you will have the chance to ask questions to our trainers. If needed for the studies you are participating in, you can also take an SVC or Isometric Strength Testing exam for (re)certification.

The live training session has open access for raters linked to TRICALS between 18:00-20:00h.


Paulo Gontijo Institute - PG Award (IPG)
Date 6 December
Time 17:45 - 18:45
Location MCH Lounge
Details A meeting of the PG Award jury committee.






Sanofi - Neuroinflammation and Cell Death in ALS & Considerations for Clinical Trials
Date 7 December
Time 13:00 - 14:00
Location Rio
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