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10th International Dementia Conference

The 10th International Dementia Conference is taking place on the 16th & 17th of April 2018 in The Helix, DCU, Dublin. 

Ireland's leading annual dementia event features a panel of national and international speakers, and a wide range of parallel sessions and workshops. The overall event theme is Growing Excellence in Dementia Care, and ethics-based practice a thread running throughout. This is the largest dementia event in Ireland with 25+ speakers presenting the latest news and research on dementia and attended by an expected 350+ delegates.

The conference is now inviting submissions for short presentations, interactive workshops and poster presentations.

Topics for abstract submissions include:

  • Dementia care in the acute hospital
  • Living well with dementia in the residential setting
  • Design and dementia / technology
  • Community-based supports for people with dementia and carers
  • Creative arts initiatives / psycho social approaches
  • Intellectual disability and dementia
  • Prevention / diagnosis
  • Assisted decision making capacity legislation / practice
  • Supporting people at end of life
  • Policy change to support better outcomes

Applicants have three options:

  • Short presentations: presentations offered will usually be 10 - 15 minutes
  • Innovative, interactive workshops: a longer format of either 30 or 70 minutes to allow you to run an interactive session.
  • Poster presentations: we welcome posters for display in the conference hall. Posters should describe a project or service with comment/evaluation, or report on research work.

To submit an application, visit https://sonasapc.ie/10th-international-dementia-conference

Submission deadline: Monday 11th December 2017

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