BritMODIS and BGS MDS Research Meeting 2020

Thu 30 - Fri 31 January 2020
This meeting has applied for 6 credits of CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
The ABN-MD SIG, BGS-MD Section and PDNSA are pleased to announce details for the forthcoming British Movement Disorders (BritMODIS) conference for Neurologists, Geriatricians, Therapists and PD Nurse Specialists. The meeting highlights current clinical practice and provides a platform to present research outcomes and showcase successful service delivery. The meeting will take place over two days and will provide a forum for education in movement disorders. This event is organised for healthcare professionals working in the field of movement disorders. The first day is a research meeting organised by the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section. The second day is organised by the British Geriatrics Society Movement Disorders Section, Association of British Neurologists Movement Disorders Special Interest Group, and Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist Association. The day provides a forum for scientific discussion and clinical updates and enables a multidisciplinary audience of healthcare professionals to share their experiences of best clinical practice.

Who should attend:

The meeting will be of benefit to all healthcare professionals involved with movement disorders, geriatric medicine and care of older people.

  • Consultants in neurology and geriatric medicine
  • General practitioners and pharmacists
  • Junior doctors training in neurology and geriatric medicine
  • Nurses, Nurse Consultants and Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Researchers into movement disorders

Conference aims:

  • Further attendee’s overall knowledge and understanding of current research and practice in healthcare of movement disorders
  • Improve attendee’s skills in the treatment and healthcare of people with movement disorders
  • Inspire attendees to achieve personnel excellence in healthcare of movement disorders
  • Take away new activities and ideas to progress their workplace’s services


What are the family-friendly facilities?

We have introduced family-friendly space at this meeting that has access to live streams of the main session. During registration please indicate your intention to use this space. The space will be clearly marked on the floorplan, have access to toilets and catering facilities as normal for delegates. In the space will be some toys, books and games as well as a nappy bin.

Please note Not all venues can accommodate warming of food, have dedicated baby changing facilities and some may require you sign a waiver having brought your own food onsite.

We know its important to our changing workforce and we ask that you understand we work within the constraints that limit us.

We ask where possible that you are accompanied by a partner, family member or carer so you can attend the sessions. We won’t charge for partners to be present but we can’t guarantee you’ll be able to sit in the sessions with your child(ren) all the time. With access to the livestream and slido for questions we hope you can be as engaged as possible. We know this might not be adequate enough in all cases, and do ask for your understanding on this.

If you require further details please contactg [dot] collingridge [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk"> g [dot] collingridge [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk

How can I register?

Registrations are still being accepted online until the day of the meeting. Please click the button at the top right-hand side of this page.

Please log into your BGS online account or create an account to register for the event.

Members will need to be logged into their current membership account in order to receive their membership discount. Please check this before registering.

Asking questions - using Slido

Audience members will be able to submit questions to the chair throughout the meeting for consideration at the end of each presentation. Some speakers may use this for interactive polls. We also have an ideas feature for you to submit information to the conference organisers for improvements and topics.  For an overview of the system please see

Post-event resources

We have started uploading the presentation slides and sometimes video recordings from the conference onto the BGS website.  This is subject to receiving consent from the speakers and takes time to compile and upload.

Only BGS members and delegates can access the slides so you will need to log into your account to access the presentations. Your account is linked with the email address you've provided during registration or with your membership email address if you are a member of the society.

If you cannot remember your password, you can reset it at any time. Any issues, please contact membership [at] bgs [dot] org [dot] uk.

Visit the resources page to access these presentations 3 - 4 weeks after the meeting. Type the meeting title in the search tool if you cannot see the presentations. We also email all delegates when the slides are uploaded.

How many hours of external CPD credit will I get?

This meeting has applied for external CPD from the RCP (London) and will carry 6 hours for the whole meeting.

In order to receive your CPD certificate please ensure you scan your badge.

Certificates will be emailed after the meeting and record attendance based on your entry scans.


If you have already registered and can no longer attend the meeting, please check our terms and conditions here

Cancellations made within 7 days of booking, unless within two weeks before the meeting, will be refunded. Cancellations made after 7 days of booking incur a cancellation fee. Cancellations within two weeks before the meeting are not refundable.

Where can I find my invoice receipt or CPD certificate?

Invoices or Receipts are attached to your confirmation email. Certificates are issued after the last day of the meeting and again emailed. You can also access these documents online via your BGS website account. To do so visit and login. Then click My events and certificates, navigate to the event attended and click on Invoice for your invoice, or if paid, this will function as your receipt. Your CPD certificate will be accessible under Certificate.


We have appointed BCD Meetings & Events as the official accommodation agency to support the conference.  BCD have a team of expects that can assist with individual or group requirements and will always ensure they secure the very best hotel rates conveniently located to the BCEC.  We recommend that you book accommodation early to ensure you access the best hotel options and lowest rates. 

Book your accommodation for the BGS BritMODIS Meeting now

Hotel bookings for British Geriatrics Society Meetings are managed by BCD M&E and HotelMap. If you would like assistance with your hotel booking, you can contact Sarah, the dedicated hotel adviser for this event. Her email address is Sarah [at] bcdme [dot] com - Send your requirements and phone number and Sarah will get back to you with hotel options - You can also phone her, seven days a week, on +44 (0) 207 870 4100.

Cost to attend

  BGS, ABN, and PDNSA Member
Day 1 Fee (inc VAT)
Day 1 Fee (Inc VAT)

BGS, ABN, and PDNSA Member
Day 2 Fee (inc VAT)

Day 2 Fee (Inc VAT)

BGS, ABN, and PDNSA Member
Full meeting Fee (Inc VAT)

Full meeting Fee (Inc VAT)

Consultant / GP £25


£100 £140 £125 £215
SAS Grade / StR / GP Trainee £25 £75 £80 £112 £105 £187
Nurse £25 £75 £60 £84 £85 £159
Allied Health Professional £25 £75 £60 £84 £85 £159
Retired £25 £75 £40 £56 £65 £131
CMT / Foundation Year Doctor £25 £75 £60 £84 £85 £159
Medical Student £25 £75 £40 £56 £65 £131


  • Session overview

    Day 1 Session 1 11.00-15.00

    Session 1 11.00-15.00

    Day 2 Session 1 9.30-11.00

    31st Jan Session 1 9.30-11.00

    Day 2 Session 2 11.00-12.30

    31st Jan Session 2 11.00-12.30

    Day 2 Sponsored Symposia 13.30 - 14.15

    Yes I will attend the symposium
    No, I won't attend the symposium

    Day 2 Session 3 14.15-15.45

    31st Jan Session 3 14.15 - 15.45

    Day 2 Session 4 16.15-17.30

    31st Jan Session 4 16.15 - 17.30