15th EULAR PARE AUTUMN CONFERENCE in Zurich
The 15th Eular PARE Autumn conference took place in Zurich from 2-4 November 2012 and AGORA was represented by Ms Sandra Canadelo from the AGORA secretariat. The theme this year was ”Move to improve” exploring the benefits of physical activitiy for people with RMDs.
There were presentations on the activities and projects of EULAR and a chance was given to all delegates to visit the EULAR House and the premises of Swiss Rheuma liga. On Saturday an introduction to the EULAR call to action on physical activity was followed by some workshops on how to launch the EULAR call to ACTION successfully and a presentation exploring the ways to change individual behavior and become active.
On Sunday there was an inspirational speech by an athlete with RA who shared her personal experience of living with a rheumatic disease and managing to keep herself physically active. The rest of the Sunday programme focused on the topic of fundraising and how to organize fundraising campaigns and activities.