I attended and completed the "Parkinson's Advocates in Research Learning Institute" put on by the Parkinson's Disease Foundation, July 18-21, 2012, held at the Pacific Palms Hotel and Conference Center in Industry,CA. My great friend, Brian Baehr, attended with me, and we had a really good time together. I couldn't have asked for a better person to spend the time with as we learned many new things about how we can get more involved in promoting the advancement of clinical research for Parkinson's Disease. I many many new friends as well. A most rewarding last couple of days.