Members of the SPATAX Network, E-Rare PREPARE_Ataxia consortium and Ataxia Study Group (ASG) and researchers from all over the world will meet in Nice from 20 to 21 September 2019 in a satellite meeting of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society congress. The program includes plenary talks from leaders in the field of spinocerebellar diseases (dominant and recessive forms of cerebellar ataxias and spastic paraplegias), round tables and short talks or poster presentations from junior researchers.


Registration is now CLOSED (except for those that already submitted an abstract)

Registration fees include access to the conferences and poster zone, coffee breaks and lunches indicated in the planning; (housing and travel at your own charge except invited speakers):

- Students (student card ID must be submitted to, invited speakers, patients representatives (1/association):  free (before september 1st)

- SPATAX/ASG/PREPARE members: 210 euros (before July 15)
- Non members or registration after July 15: 360 euros


Abstracts: CLOSED (selection results early august by email)


This meeting is a satellite meeting of the international congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders – MDS 2019 (22-26/9/2019), Nice, South of France

6th International meeting on spastic paraparesis and ataxia

September 20-21st 2019 


All funds collected will go back to the ICM institute for the meeting organisation.

Valid student card ID needed for final validation of the registration and abstract consideration.


Sponsors of the event: SPATAX, E-Rare PREPARE_Ataxia, DYNACURE, Tom Wahlig Foundation, Spastic Paraplegia Foundation US, ASL-HSP-France, AIViPS-Italy, CSC, NASPA, The Maddi Foundation, ADCA vereniging Nederland, AFAF, ROCHE, EURO-HSP, National Ataxia Foundation US

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The Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière – ICM is an international brain and spinal cord research center whose innovative concept and structure make it the only institute of its kind in the world. The ICM brings patients, doctors and researchers together with the aim of rapidly develop treatments for disorders of the nervous system and enable patients to benefit from them as quickly as possible.

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