Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Closed

The deadline to submit a Late-Breaking Abstract was Monday, April 3, 2017 at 11:59 PM (CDT).  Late submissions will not be accepted. Late-Breaking Abstract Notification Letters were sent in late April. 

Attendance is Required

Accepted abstract presenters must be in attendance at the International Congress in Vancouver, BC, Canada to present their poster(s), and should plan to attend from June 4-8, 2017, as poster presentation dates are subject to change.


All accepted abstracts are presented as a printed poster and will be presented according to their category grouping schedule.

If your abstract is accepted, you (or a registered co-author or colleague) are required to:

  • Travel to the International Congress, June 4-8, 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, to present your abstract.
  • Present your poster according to the scheduled presentation date/time.
  • Abstract presentation dates/times are subject to change; it is advisable to plan to attend the International Congress in its entirety from June 4-8, 2017.
  • Abstract presentations are scheduled by category; individual presentation date change requests will not be granted.


All accepted abstracts will be published in an electronic supplement to the Movement Disorders journal, online edition. Published abstracts from recent International Congresses can be found at: www.mdsabstracts.org.

To cite a published abstract, use the publication link to locate the abstract. When viewing the full text of a specific abstract, citation instructions will be provided at the bottom of the page. Please contact info@movementdisorders.org with further questions.


Questions about the 21st International Congress can be sent to congress@movementdisorders.org.

Please Note:

Abstract notification letters are scheduled were sent to the submitting author in early March.  Travel Grant Award recipients were also be notified at that time.

Important Dates

May 2, 2017
Final Pre-Registration Deadline

June 4-8, 2017
21st International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders