Annual Conference programme 2020

Take a look at the programme for Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference 2020

Time Title Speaker    
 9.00am

Registration, exhibition, posters and refreshments

   
10.00am

Welcome and housekeeping

TBC

   
10.15am

CEO opening address

Kate Lee, CEO,  Alzheimer's Society    
10.40am

Building the dementia pathway: What care to provide, What care to expect 

Professor Dame Louise Robinson, Primary Care & Ageing, Regius Professor of Ageing at Newcastle University

Sally Warren, Director of Policy, The King's Fund

Simon Jones, Director of Policy and Public Affairs, Marie Curie 

Sally Copley, Director of Policy, Campaigns and Partnerships, Alzheimer's Society

   
11.30am 

Refreshments, exhibition, posters and networking

   
12.00pm 

Keynote - Government strategy on dementia

TBC

   
12.30pm

Parallel Sessions:

1. Brain Health - Maintain the brain: Brain health and modifiable risk factors of dementia

2. Dementia Care Pathway - What does high quality, effective post diagnosis support look like?

3. Dementia Friendly Society - Reaching diverse communities affected by dementia

4. Technology - The ingredients and lessons learnt for scaling up technology and support interventions

   
1.30pm

Lunch, exhibition, posters and networking

   
2.30pm

Parallel Sessions:

5. Brain Health - Dementia Research Leaders, PhD showcase

6. Dementia Care Pathway - Best practice in advanced dementia and end of life care - how do we address complex needs?        

7. Dementia Friendly Society - Pillars of a Dementia Friendly Community             

8. Technology - Showcasing best practice in technology - the future of dementia care, from different perspectives

   
3.40pm

Key note 

TBC

   
4.10pm

Exhibition, posters and networking

   
4.30pm

Key note 

TBC    
4.40pm

Debate - how can technology help people with dementia?

TBC

   
5.30pm

Recap of the day and closing remarks

TBC    
5.45pm

Drinks reception

   

 

Time Title Speaker    
9.00am

Registration, exhibition, posters and refreshments

   
9.30am Welcome and housekeeping

TBC

   
9.45am

Vision for future dementia policy and research - next steps for Alzheimer's Society strategy and beyond 

Fiona Carragher, Chief Policy and Research Officer, Alzheimer's Society    
10:00am

The Science behind risk reduction for dementia 

TBC    
10:20am Key note TBC    
10:40am Dementia Friendly Society: Living and Supporting Well – shining a light on vision and best practice TBC    
11.10am 

Refreshments, exhibition, posters and networking

   
11.40am 

Delivering well with every stage of the dementia pathway 

TBC 

   
12.20pm

Parallel Sessions:

9. Brain Health  - Dementia Research Leaders in Brain health: promising biological pathways

10. Dementia Care Pathway - Physical, mental and social wellbeing for people living with dementia            

11. Dementia Friendly Society - How social activities in cultural, heritage and leisure settings are supporting people affected by dementia get involved as active members of their community

12. Technology - Technology and dementia: How might Alzheimer’s disease be diagnosed and treated in the future?

   
1.20pm

Lunch, exhibition, posters and networking

   
2.20pm

Parallel Sessions:

13. Brain Health - Co-morbidities and dementia: Prevalence, care and management

14. Dementia Care Pathway- Caring for carers, providing the best support for professionals and caregivers        

15. Dementia Friendly Society - Pillars of a Dementia Friendly Community

16. Technology - How subject experts and people with personal experience work together to ignite innovation?

   
3.20pm Registration, exhibition, posters and refreshments    
3.40pm

The future of genetics in dementia care and treatment

Cath Mummery, Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Trials Director at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, UCL


 

   
4.30pm

Taking action on dementia - what next?

TBC    
4.50pm

End of conference 

   
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