50th anniversary conference and AGM

50th anniversary conference and AGM




Saturday 16 October 2021


1.00 pm - 4:15 pm

Join us at our annual AGM but this year it's with a twist. Instead of our usual family weekend away, our 50th anniversary conference and AGM will all take place online over one day. The conference will feature presentations from well-renowned speakers in the Huntington's community as well as featuring the Huntington's Disease Association's annual general meeting.

What's on?

We will be joined by speakers with extensive knowledge of care, support and research including the following keynote speakers:

  • Professor Hugh Rickards, Neuropsychiatrist and Chair of the Huntington's Disease Association with an overview of 2020/2021 and annual general meeting which includes the appointment of trustees, auditors and a financial update by our Treasurer, Nick Heath. 

  • Cath Stanley, Chief Executive of the Huntington's Disease Association discussing 50 years of the Huntington's Disease Association to celebrate our 50th anniversary.

  • Alice Wexler, Huntington's disease author and historian sharing the history of Huntington’s disease over the last 50 years.

  • Jimmy Pollard, world-renowned Huntington's expert exploring the practical management of Huntington’s disease.

  • Ed Wild, Professor of Neurology with a Research update.


Is this event for you?

This event is for everyone affected by Huntington’s disease, whether family, friend, individual or professional. As this is an online event, it is totally free to all. Our 50th anniversary conference and AGM offers the potential to learn all about Huntington's disease while hearing from professionals in the field who will offer tips and advice on managing the disease. 


How to attend

To attend our 50th anniversary conference and AGM, you simply register below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Register here! 


We hope you join us for an informative and enlightening day. If you have any questions or are affected by Huntington's disease and need support, please contact 0151 331 5444 or email [email protected]

You can sign up to hear more about the Huntington's Disease Association and the events we hold by joining our mailing list here

* Formal notice of the Annual General Meeting can be found here. In advance of the meeting, copies of the accounts and minutes of the last Annual general meeting 2020 will be circulated to voting members, and voting will take place by proxy. 

** Speakers and workshop subjects may be subject to change