PANS Conference 2021: Multidisciplinary Approaches

PANS Australia and Stepping Stones Therapy for Children worked together to host an online conference on PANS and Multidisciplinary Approaches on Saturday June 5th, 2021 (Australian Eastern Standard Time – AEST). All presentations were recorded and tickets holders have on-demand access from the 21st June until until the 20th December.

This conference brought together PANS specialists from a range of fields including neurology, psychiatry, paediatrics, clinical psychology, occupational therapy and naturopathy. Speakers included:  

  • Dr Kiki Chang, Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist; Former Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Co-Founder, Stanford PANS Clinic and Research Program, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, USA. (Dr Chang is kindly donating his speaker fee for the conference to the Stanford PANS Clinic and Research Program);
  • Professor Russell Dale, Neurologist and researcher; Children’s Hospital Westmead, NSW, Australia;
  • Dr Leila Masson, Specialist Paediatrician; Sydney NSW, Australia;
  • Dr Hannah Jones, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Starship Children’s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand and Neuroimmunology Research Fellow at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia;
  • Keonie Moore, Naturopath, Remed, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia;
  • Brita List, Clinical Psychologist, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia;
  • Michelle Newby, PhD Candidate; Clinical Director and Occupational Therapist, Stepping Stones Therapy for Children, Newcastle, NSW, Australia;
  • Nicolette Soler, PhD Candidate; Senior paediatric mental health occupational therapist in the Department of Psychological Medicine at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Australia.

Parents of children with PANS and professionals wanting to learn more about PANS from a multidisciplinary perspective are welcome to purchase tickets to was the recorded presentations. All profits made from the conference will be donated to PANS research being undertaken by Professor Russell Dale at the Kids Neurosciences Centre at the Children’s Hospital Westmead.

Tickets to access the on-demand conference presentations are available to be purchased now. You can purchase tickets by clicking on this button:

Ticket prices are as follows:

Early bird tickets (available until 15th April):

*Parent AUD$50 (NB: does not include certificate of attendance)

*Professional AUD$150 (NB: includes certificate of attendance for professional development record)

Standard ticket prices:

*Parent AUD$75 (NB: does not include certificate of attendance)

*Professional AUD$175 (NB: includes certificate of attendance for professional development record)

All tickets will include on-demand access to available presentations until the 20th December 2021.

We hope you all enjoy the presentations!


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