Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference 2020

Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference 2020
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Mon 1 June 2020
Monday 1 June 2020
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This year the conference theme is ‘Celebrating 40 years of action on dementia’. At our annual conference we will commemorate our 40th anniversary, hear presentations from our expert panellists from across the dementia community, as well as looking at some of the innovative support and projects that are taking place in Scotland to help people living with dementia, their families and carers.

Once again, this year, the conference is offering practical workshops that have been specifically tailored for people living with dementia, their partners, families and carers which will provide take-home advice and ideas. There will also be an opportunity on the day to meet with one of our Dementia Advisors to discuss what really matters to you.

Throughout the day, delegates will hear from our speakers who will feature in panel discussions and presentations that will explore a range of topics from Brain Health to the future of dementia and hear more from the Scottish Government about the next dementia strategy.

The breakout presentations will provide attendees with the opportunity to learn more about some interesting practice innovations, along with showcasing some of the Intergenerational projects happening across Scotland.

We’ll hear from prominent dementia researchers including Professor Craig Ritchie (Chair of the Psychiatry of Ageing and Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention at the University of Edinburgh), along with representatives from Scottish Government and the Centre for Policy and Practice at the University of the West of Scotland.

To view the full programme, visit our website www.alzscot.org/conference

With over 500 delegates in attendance and 50 exhibitions for you to browse, this is sure to be the most thought-provoking conference for Scotland’s dementia community. You’ll leave inspired with new information, support and ideas that will help us all moving forward and looking into the future.

A limited number of complimentary tickets are available to people living with dementia and family carers – please get in touch by emailing conference@alzscot.org

Please be aware:

This event will be covered by an official photographer and/or videographer. By registering to attend this event you consent to photos, video, quotes and any other record of your participation in the event being used by Alzheimer Scotland for marketing and publicity purposes, both online and in print. If you do not want your photo/quote to be used for any purpose or to be included in any video footage, you must notify the Event Manager on the event day so we can make the photographer/videographer aware.


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