Mito Community Summit

NSW Teachers Federation, Sydney, 20 - 21 October 2023

Bringing the mito community together to learn, connect and collaborate

What can you expect from the summit?

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. At this unique two-day summit, you can expect to:


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 

Mito Foundation is committed to allowing all mito community members the chance to attend this year's summit. If you believe the ticket cost may prevent you from coming, please know a Mito Foundation Travel Grant can include the summit's ticket price.

Who will you hear from?

Prof Carolyn Sue AM

Professor Carolyn Sue AM, FAAHMS

Kinghorn Chair, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)

Member, Mito Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel

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

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 awe-inspiring members of the mito community with an awards night.

Nominations will open in early July and award recipients will be announced during World Mitochondrial Disease Week in September.

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

Frequently asked questions

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