Mito Community Summit

NSW Teachers Federation, Sydney, 20 – 21 October 2023

Bringing the mito community together to learn, connect and collaborate

We are delighted to announce that the Mito Community Summit will return to Sydney on 20 – 21 October at the NSW Teachers Federation in Surry Hills.

Who will you hear from?

Prof Carolyn Sue AM

Professor Carolyn Sue AM, FAAHMS

Kinghorn Chair, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)

Mito Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel Member

Prof Suzanne Sallevelt

Dr Suzanne Sallevelt MD, PhD, FRACP

Clinical Geneticist, Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital Adelaide

Dr Shanti Balasubramaniam

Dr Shanti Balasubramaniam

Metabolic Geneticist, Sydney Children's Hospital Network

Mito Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel Member

Dr Alan Ma


Clinical Geneticist at Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Westmead

Nancy Van Doorn

Nancy van Doorn BSc(Hlth&SpSc), MClinExpPhys, ESSAM

Accredited Exercise Physiologist at the Children's Hospital Westmead

Ashley Boniface

Ashley Boniface MSc CEP(Hons), ESSAM

Accredited Exercise Physiologist at Bodytrack Exercise Physiology

What can you expect from the summit?


Learn from and speak with mitochondrial disease (mito) experts


Socialise with other summit attendees through fun and varied social activities


Shape Mito Foundation's priorities and future projects


Listen and share lived experiences of mito

Your ticket will also cover:

Full catering across the two days — morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea

The Mito Foundation Awards Night — drinks and canapes included

A limited edition summit tote bag filled with goodies 

What is new at this year's summit?

Mito Community Summit - Website (square)

Mito Foundation Awards Night

On Friday 20 October, we will acknowledge the everyday heroes of the mito community with an awards night.

We hope you can join us to celebrate the achievements of the mito community.

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