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:
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?
Professor Carolyn Sue AM, FAAHMS
Kinghorn Chair, Neurodegeneration, Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA)
Member, Mito Foundation Scientific and Medical Advisory Panel
Dr Suzanne Sallevelt MD PhD FRACP
Clinical Geneticist, Paediatric and Reproductive Genetics Unit, Women's and Children's Hospital Adelaide
Dr Shanti Balasubramaniam
Metabolic Geneticist, Sydney Children's Hospital Network
What is new at this year's summit?
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.