Abstract submissions now open

Alzheimer's Society invites abstract submissions for our Annual Conference. The conference will take place on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 May 2019 in London.

Key themes

We welcome both scientific and non-scientific abstract submissions that fall under the key themes listed below.

  1. Supporting People Affected by Dementia and their Carers
  2. Building a movement for change
  3. Research to transform care and discover new treatments

Read more about the themes here.

Abstract type

Submissions are accepted for oral presentations and posters. Oral presentations include plenary and breakout sessions.

Important dates - ORAL

Abstract submission for oral presentations closed: Friday 7 December 2018

Confirmation of oral presentation: week commencing Monday 14 January

Important dates - POSTER

Poster abstract submission deadline: Friday 7 December 2018

Confirmation of poster presentation: week commencing Monday 14 January

Submit your abstract

Abstract review process

Abstracts submitted for oral presentation will be reviewed by our Abstract Review Panel once submission closes on Friday 7 December. The panel will review abstracts according to their relevance to the key theme, the 2019 conference programme and the value to our delegates.

Alzheimer's Society will notify the submitting author by email whether their abstract has been accepted for a presentation week commencing 14 January using the address provided through the online form.

We will communicate the format of the presentation, proposed date and time and length of presentation. Feedback will not be provided on unsuccessful abstracts.

Full presentation guidelines will be sent to all successful abstract submitting authors in the acceptance email. 

Abstracts submitted for poster presentation will be reviewed by the panel using the same criteria once submission closes on Friday 7 December. Alzheimer's Society will notify the submitting author by email whether their abstract has been accepted for a poster presentation week commencing 14 January. 

Guidelines and themes

Read about the themes for abstract submissions.

Get the full guidelines here.

Submit your abstract


Further reading