Over the past 11 years, the National Dementia Conference has grown to become a critical national platform for medical professionals, carers, researchers, aged-care workers, and policy makers involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of people living with dementia.
The comprehensive, two-day program will bring together a host of leading experts to discuss best-practice strategies and initiatives for improving quality person-centered care across multiple settings, and will also detail the latest research, therapies and treatments, innovation, and technologies from around the world. The 2020 event presents a unique opportunity to explore what’s possible and embrace change.
Don’t miss this exceptional networking opportunity and chance to share your ideas, knowledge, and experience with leaders from across the sector.
Key topics to include:
- Transforming dementia practice
- Building the dementia capability of the Aged Care workforce
- Dementia, Delirium and Depression and how to avoid misdiagnoses
- Dementia in rural communities
- Predictive cognitive decline and diagnosing dementia
- Accessibility to the NDIS & Aged Care Scheme
- Best practice for supporting people in their own home
- Supporting family/carers of people with dementia
- Younger Onset dementia
- Legal issues in dementia
- Dementia and Indigenous populations
- Latest research
- The use and abuse of medication in dementia
- The Royal Commission on Aged Care – what’s next?
- Getting the Quality of Care
- Ethical decision-making in established dementia
With the health and safety of our delegates, speakers and staff as our top priority, the National Dementia Conference 2020 will now run as a Virtually delivered event.
You will still have access to the same great content, hear from leading experts, unique networking and business development opportunities with key decisions makers including the ability to directly ask questions and engage virtually all from the safety and comfort of your own home or workplace. If you have any queries, please contact our Customer Service team on 02 9080 4307 or email: email@example.com
Professor John Pollaers OAM
Executive Chairman, Leef Independent Living Solutions and Chancellor, Swinburne University of Technology
Dr David Sykes
Director, Centre for Dementia Learning, Dementia Australia
Chief Executive Officer, MOYOLA Aged Care Inc.
Dr PK Loh
Adjunct Assoc Prof, Edith Cowan University
Professor Dimity Pond
Professor of General Practice, University of Newcastle
Dr John Roth
Cathy Roth OAM
National Chairman, PALZ – Professionals Living with Alzheimer's and related diseases
A/Prof Michele Callisaya
NHMRC Boosting Dementia Leadership Fellow, Monash University
Person Living with Dementia
Carer for Eileen Taylor
Nurse Unit Manager, Acute Geriatric Ward, Shoalhaven Hospital
Dementia Consultant and Facilitator, Dementia Australia
Professor Ashley Bush
Director, Melbourne Dementia Research Centre, Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, University of Melbourne, Florey Institute of Neuroscience & Mental Health
Dr Abraham Kuot
Research Fellow & Project Manager for the 'Harmony in the Bush' Dementia Study, Flinders University Rural Health South Australia, College of Medicine & Public Health University
Gregg JJ Murray
Remote Care Coordinator, Kimberley Aged Care Services, Kimberley Aged and Community Services, WA Country Health Services
A/Prof Juanita Breen PhD MSc(Dist) BPharm GradDipComPracPharm
Senior Lecturer, Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre, University of Tasmania
Ms Alison Davis
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nightingale Program
Mrs Jayne Littledike
Clinical Nurse Consultant, Nightingale Program
Deputy Director of Aged Care Research, Austin Health
Professor Kon Mouzakis
Co-Director of the Applied Artificial Intelligence Institute (A²I²) and Director of the ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub for Digital Enhanced Living, Deakin University
Dementia and Mental Health Practice Lead, Scalabrini Village LTD
Professor Peter Garrard
Neurologist, St George's, University of London
CEO & Co-Founder, Perx Health
Scientia Professor Henry Brodaty
Co-Director for the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney
Yen Ying Lim
Head of the Cognitive Health and Ageing Outcomes Laboratory, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health and Primary Investigator, The Healthy Brain Project
Virtually Delivered Event
How our digital platform provides a sophisticated and intuitive digital conference experience
The National Dementia Conference is now a digitally delivered event which provides an online platform which is not only a learning experience but a high-quality networking opportunity that encourages valuable interactions between attendees and their existing/potential customers and suppliers. This digital conference is hosted on a sophisticated, fully interactive platform that encourages communication through instant chat and video meetings. This event has a longer life span, having access to the excellent networking capabilities for one month after, but also access to the quality content after the event.
If you have any questions about the digital delivery, please contact Katrina.Bowns@informa.com.au to find out more.
See below a quick 3-minute video that showcases how the virtual platform works:
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