The 4 -day event was well attended by over 700 neurologists, clinical neurophysiologists, psychiatrist and trainees from several countries across Europe and the Asia Pacific. Dr. Roongroj Bhidayasiri, President of the Thai Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) along with Mr. Ronakit Ekasingh, Pattaya Deputy Mayor were present at the opening ceremony on the evening of November 28, 2014.
Delegates enjoyed an elegant cocktail reception followed by an international buffet dinner prepared by Royal Cliff’s award-winning culinary team topped with a dazzling Thai dance performance, the Nop Na Tee Sri Siam.
Throughout the 4 days, PEACH’s spacious halls were filled with exhibition booths from GlaxoSmithKline Plc. (GSK), Allergan Inc., Novartis International AG and many other leading pharmaceutical companies, medical device businesses and health & fitness firms. The event comprised of outstanding scientific programs including symposia, plenary and parallel sessions on such key topics as psychogenic movement disorders, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, spasticity, ageing brain and immune-mediated neuropathy, presented by regional and international specialists in collaboration with world leading pharmaceutical companies including Britania Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Ipsen Pharmaceuticals and H. Lundbeck A/S. More than 240 poster presentations lead by pioneers of the field aimed to share the latest knowledge and technological advancements as well as techniques in clinical neurophysiology by world renowned specialists and experts.
“I would like to thank the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) and the Thai Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Society (Thai PDMS) for choosing the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and Pattaya Exhibition and Convention Hall as the venue for the 4th Asian and Oceanian Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Congress.” Mr. Vitanart Vathanakul, Executive Director of the Royal Cliff Hotel Group said. “At PEACH, we offer endless opportunities in delivering all kinds of quality and exceptional event experiences. Our column-free halls and state of the art facilities are designed to accommodate up to 10,000 delegates and come with flexible options for all kinds of prestigious events.”
Situated on a 64 acre private parkland estate overlooking the stunning Gulf of Thailand, the Royal Cliff Hotels Group has been honored with multiple awards and recognition from organizations of national and international repute. It is home to four award winning 5-star hotels offering a sensory experience defined profoundly by its style, culture and elegance - all presented with the distinctive spirit of the State of Exclusivity and Fascination.