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Schedule & Events

In addition to engaging in a top-tier Scientific Program, AOPMC delegates can enjoy a variety of social and educational events during the Congress. 

Full Schedule

Friday, March 17

Young Delegate Career Development Session
8:30 - 11:30
MDS Asian & Oceanic Section Update Meeting
12:00 - 13:00
Botulinum Toxin Workshop
13:00 - 17:00
Deep Brain Stimulation Workshop
13:00 - 16:00
Candid Conversations with AOS Leaders
17:15 - 18:15
Opening Ceremony
18:30 - 19:30
Gala Dinner
20:00 – 23:00

AOPMC Highlights


AOPMC Video Tournament

Saturday, March 18, 18:30 - 20:30

This interactive tournament challenges participants to improve diagnostic skills with unique and interesting cases.

Masters of Ceremony: Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Bangkok; Roopa Rajan, New Delhi


New: Young Delegate Career Development Session

Friday, March 17, 8:30 - 11:30

Gain valuable advice from foremost experts about how to advance your career, including small-group mentoring, where you can discuss your own unique goals.


New: Skills Workshops

Friday, March 17, times vary

Comprehensive live instruction to refine your techniques in some of the most important and widely-used treatments in the field: deep brain stimulation and botulinum toxin.

Learn more


Young Delegate Networking Event

Saturday, March 18, 20:30 - 22:00

Connect and network with other up-and-coming experts from across the region in a relaxing social setting. There is no additional fee to attend.


Award Lectureships

Sunday, March 19, 10:30 – 12:00 (Plenary Session 2104)

The Asian & Oceanian Region awards 2 distinguished lectureships to honor pioneering experts and leaders in the field: the Philip Thompson Lectureship Award and the Yoshikuni Mizuno Lectureship Award. The esteemed recipients are invited to present on topics of interest.

The 2023 awardees are Pramod Pal, Bangalore, (receiving the Philip Thompson Lecture Award) Roongroj Bhidayasiri, Bangkok, (receiving the Yoshikuni Mizuno Lecture Award).


Opening Ceremony and Gala Dinner

Friday, March 17, 18:30 - 19:30 (Ceremony), 20:00 - 23:00 (Gala dinner)

All delegates are warmly invited to celebrate the commencement of the Congress at the Opening Ceremony, followed by a Gala Dinner. This event is open to all delegates, and there is no additional charge to attend.


Candid Conversations with AOS Leaders

Friday, March 17, 2023, 17:15-18:15

Modeled after the famous Indian celebrity talk shows, this lively session will feature the biggest "celebrities" of the MDS-AOS region. The host will interview panelists, diving into their past and uncovering their vision for the future.


In conjunction with the AOPMC, the Movement Disorders Society of India’s 7th annual MDSICON will be the preceding day, Thursday, March 16, at the same location.

You can register for either or both events on the AOPMC registration form. There is no additional fee for AOPMC attendees to join MDSICON.

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