Motor Workgroup Face-to-Face Meeting in Münster, Germany Friday Feb. 03, 2006, 12:00 h - Saturday Feb. 04, 2006, 15:00h.
topic: Rating video for UHDRS - viewing submitted videos, develop plan
for future video recordings, discuss proposal for Juvenile-UHDRS score
(detailed programm to follow).
Conference Venue & Hotel accomodation: Kolping Tagungshotel, Aegidiistr. 21, 48143 Münster, Germany, Tel +49-251-4812-0, Fax +49-251-4812-123, email:
(further information is available in English, Dutch and German @ http://www.kolping-tagungshotel.de/). Accomodation can be reserved at the Kolping Tagungshotel for all participants prior to December 09, 2005.
Please indicate in your registration email if you want us to reserve a
room for you. For participants registering later, accomodation can not
be guaranteed at the meeting site.
Registration: Please send an email to
to register for the Workgroup Meeting. The deadline for registration is December 09, 2005. For registrations received after this date hotel rooms are not guaranteed.
Call for videos: We
kindly ask all clinicians involved in the care of HD patients to submit
videos of UHDRS evaluations of their patients to our
workgroup. Digital format on DVD or CD is
preferred, however, VHS format is also accepted. The
Motor Workgroup will evaluate different videos and compile a
teaching video illustrating the clinical severity of motor symptoms
with respect to their rating in the UHDRS motor score. Please
indicate your name, address and email on the material submitted. If
available, please provide a signed copy of a patient video release
form. Please submit the video to the following address no later
than December 15, 2005:
Dr. Ralf Reilmann Dept. of Neurology UKM Ebene 05 West University of Münster Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33 48149 Münster Germany email:
local Airport Münster-Osnabrück (code: FMO) is serviced by several
airlines, e.g. Air Berlin, Deutsche British Airways, European Air
Express, Eurowings/Lufthansa. It can be reached by bus or taxi and is
located about 40 km north of Münster (http://www.flughafen-fmo.de/). Depending on the schedule of arrivals we may be able to arrange pick up of some participants. Railways/Train: Münster downtown can be easily reached by train (schedule @ http://www.bahn.de/). The Main Station is centrally located and the conference venue/hotel is within walking distance, about 10 minutes. Directions: From
the main exit of the main railway station go straight ahead along the
”Windhorststraße”. Cross the ”von-Vincke-Straße” and, after about 20
meters, turn left on the "Promenade", an alley reserved for pedestrians
and cyclists. Walk along the promenade for about 5 minutes and turn
right into a narrow street, ”Hals”. This gets you strait into the
”Krumme Gasse”. Make a left turn into the ”Grüne Gasse”. At the end of
this street the Kolping Conference Hotel is located on the right side
(a map is provided on the hotel webpage). Car:
can be reached by Highyway #1 from northern and
southern parts of Germany. Highway #1 connects to Highway #30
about 50 km north of Münster, which connects to the Netherlands in the
West and to Hannover, Berlin in the East. Highway #43 ends in Münster
and connects to the Ruhr Area, southern parts of the Netherlands,
Belgium and France (a map is provided on the hotel webpage).
Münster is an
old traditional German university city with about 280.000
inhabitants and 45.000 students - for a virtual tour click here. Those
of you interested may use the visit to Münster to have a look at the
scenes where peace was negotiated after the 30-years-war in middle
ages. Also Münster has an active art scence
with galleries and museums such as the Picasso Museum for Graphics,
just around the corner from the hotel. We will offer a city
tour for those of you staying a little longer on Saturday
afternoon. More information @ http://www.muenster.de/.
information will be emailed to all Workgroup members - for all
non-workgroup members interested to participate - please send email to:
Copyright of photographs by Stefan Bohlen.