Abstract Publications

Abstracts accepted for presentation will be published in Movement Disorders, the official Journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). 

2019 International Congress Abstracts Website

Please Note: All 2019 International Congress abstracts are embargoed until September 22, 2019. 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.

2019 International Congress Late-Breaking Abstracts (PDF)

Please Note: All 2019 International Congress Late-Breaking Abstracts are embargoed until September 25, 2019. To cite a published Late-Breaking Abstract, follow this example:

[Author’s Last Name], [Author’s First and Middle Initials]. (2019). International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders. Late-Breaking Abstracts, [Abstract Title], [pages]. Retrieved from www.mdscongress.org/Congress/Program--Abstracts.htm.


General Information for Accepted Abstract Presenters

Poster Criteria

  • All posters must be printed in a vertical orientation (“portrait” orientation)
  • Posters must fit within the size allotment of the poster display boards, 94.4 cm wide x 240 cm tall.
  • Please print poster text large enough to be easily read at a distance of approximately 1.5 meters (5 feet)
  • All posters must be printed and presented in English 

Poster Sessions and Presentations

One author or colleague must be present at your poster during the assigned poster session time on the day of your presentation to explain your research and answer questions from viewers. Poster session assignments cannot be rescheduled. Posters displayed on a day or on a board to which it is not assigned will be removed without prior notice.

Poster Set-Up and Removal

All posters must be set-up between 07:00 - 08:00 on the day of the presentation. Posters must be removed the same day as the presentation – any posters that are not removed will be discarded.

Monday, Sept. 23
Author poster set-up: 7:00-8:00
Poster viewing: 8:00-17:30
Author poster removal: 17:30-18:00

Tuesday, Sept. 24
Author poster set-up: 7:00-8:00
Poster viewing: 8:00-17:30
Author poster removal: 17:30-18:00

Wednesday, Sept. 25
Author poster set-up: 7:00-8:00
Poster viewing: 8:00-17:00
Author poster removal: 17:00-17:30

Locating Your Assigned Poster Board

The abstract number will determine the location of where you will display your poster, and will also correspond with your abstract in the final publication. All poster boards will be clearly labeled with the appropriate abstract number prior to set-up. Abstracts are grouped by category and numbered consecutively within each poster session.



Should you have any additional questions, please contact the MDS International Secretariat at congress@movementdisorders.org.

For More Information

International Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Phone: +1 (414) 276-2145
Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349
E-mail: congress@movementdisorders.org

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