The programme this year takes a new approach, building around the World Health Organization (WHO)’s Global action plan on dementia, with diverse international keynote speakers delivering plenary sessions for each of the seven action areas of the plan: increased dementia policy, awareness, risk reduction, diagnosis, treatment, care and support, support for carers, information systems and research. With our high standard of scientific and non scientific content addressed through varied parallel sessions, workshops and symposiums, there are learning and networking opportunities for all delegates.
Guest-of-Honour, Mdm Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the conference on 10 December 2020.
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Ms. Paola Barbarino (UK)
From global plan to national impact; why we all need to do more
Mr. Jim Daly (Ireland)
The Irish response to dementia
Representative from the World Health Organisation
Progress on the Global action plan on dementia
Mr. Chris Lynch (UK)
Challenging Stigma – World Alzheimer Report 2019
Mr. Masahiko Yamamoto (Japan)
How we are making our newspaper dementia friendly in Japan
Mr. Shamil Mohammed (Sri Lanka)
Supporting dementia through a friendly environment
Prof. Miia Kivipelto (Finland)
Multi-domain prevention: the new treatment paradigm
Dr. Christopher Chen (Singapore)
From FINGER to SINGER – the Singapore experience
Prof. Gill Livingston (UK)
What can we do to prevent dementia?
Mr. Roman Szydlowski (Sweden)
Mind-ADmini – A multi-domain intervention to prevent progression to dementia: participants’ experiences of being involved in the pilot.
Dr. John Morris (USA)
Making sense of detection of cognitive disorders: How early is early enough?
Dr. Hamed Al Sinawi (Oman)
Social customs, expectations and religion in shaping the care provided
Mr. Michael Schmieder (Switzerland)
Architecture and dementia
Dr. Violet Okech-Helu (Kenya)
Getting a dementia diagnosis and caregiving resources in Africa
Prof. Martin Knapp (UK)
Challenges of converting economic evidence into better policy and practice
Dr. Wee Shiong, Lim (Singapore)
Celebration of caregiving in dementia: Beyond burden to mastery
Ms. Joyce Simard & Prof. Ladislav Volicer (USA)
Namaste Care program for maintaining quality of life in advanced dementia
Dr. Alireza Atri (USA)
Research development in dementia: updates and advances
Dr. Ki Woong, Kim (Republic of Korea)
Health care management systems: the visionary and ground breaking experience of South Korea
Eileen and Dubhglas Taylor (Australia)
Hope: Oops!, there goes another rubber tree plant.
Information is accurate at time of publication and is subject to changes.