Living with MS information day, Belfast
This event is fully booked and we can longer accept registrations.
Living with MS at the Titanic Belfast is the biggest lifestyle event for people affected by multiple sclerosis ever to be held in Northern Ireland.
It brings together an exciting range of speakers, workshops and exhibits showcasing the latest MS research news and providing information for people who are newly diagnosed as well as those who have lived with MS for some time.
There will be workshops on MS Research, carers, keeping active and employment, as well as stalls with lots of useful information. It's also a great opportunity to meet other people with MS and share experiences.
10 – 10.40am Registration and refreshments
10.40 – 11am Welcome and overview of the day (Patricia Gordon, Director MS Society NI and Peter Eakin, Chair NI Council)
11am – 12pm Pritchard Lecture on MS research (Professor Siddharthan Chandran, Co Director for the Edinburgh Centre for Translational Research)
12 – 12.30pm Q&A, Chaired by Derek McCambley, NI Council
12.30 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Workshops:
- Caring for Carers – information and advice for carers: Sue Allison, Strategic Lead Carers at the MS Society, Carers NI and Belfast Carers Centre
- Looking after yourself - MS, mental health and well-being: Northern Ireland Association Mental Health (NIAMH) and Tom Hunter, MS Society NI Council
- MS and keeping active: the benefits of yoga: Hazel Morrissey, Yoga instructor
- Employment – Making it work for you: Stuart Nixon MS Society Trustee
2.30 – 3.30pm Workshops repeated
3.30 – 3.45pm Closing remarks (Patricia Gordon, Director MS Society NI)
Visit the Titanic Belfast website for a map and directions.
Titanic Quarter walking map. Titanic Belfast is only 1.7km from Donegall Square, the city centre, approximately a 20 minute walk.
Arriving by car
There are 520 parking underground parking spaces available at the centre.
There are 2 levels of underground car park.
Level -2 has 6 accessible spaces
Level -1 has 4 accessible spaces
If travelling by bus of train www.translink.co.uk can help you plan your journey.
Value Cabs have a number of accessible vehicles and can drop visitors off at the main entrance. Tel: +44 28 9080 9080