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Preliminary programme

Barcelona 2018

Monday, 29 October 2018

09.00-12.00

AE Board Meeting (Private Meeting)

INTERDEM Meeting (Private meeting, invitation only)

14.00-17.00

AE AGM (Private meeting)

INTERDEM Meeting (Private meeting, invitation only)

18.00-18.30

Opening ceremony

  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Cheles Cantabrana, Chairperson, CEAFA
  • Micheline Selmes, Chairperson, Fundación Alzheimer España
  • Representatives of Spanish authorities, person with dementia from Spain or EWGPWD

18.30-19.00

Keynote lecture: José Luis Molinuevo (BarcelonaBeta Brain Research Center, Spain): Will we be able to prevent  Alzheimer’s disease?

19.00-20.30

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

08.30-10.00

Plenary session: Dementia as a policy priority

Chairperson:Jesús Rodrigo (CEAFA, Spain)

  • TBD (Health and Social Affairs Ministry, Spain):Dementia as a health and social priority in Spain
  • Geoff Huggins (Scottish Government, United Kingdom):The European Joint Action on Dementia: Identifying and sharing good practices across Europe
  • Jean Georges (Alzheimer Europe, Luxembourg):Inequalities in access to care, treatment and research across Europe: Findings from Alzheimer Europe’s Dementia Monitor
  • Dan Chisholm (WHO Europe):Prioritising dementia internationally thanks to the WHO Global Action Plan on Dementia and the Global Dementia Observatory

10.00-10.30

Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00

Plenary session: Dementia as a human rights priority

Chairperson:Charles Scerri (Malta Dementia Society, Malta)

  • Helen Rochford-Brennan (European Working Group of People with Dementia, Ireland):Promoting a human rights based approach to dementia through the active involvement of people with dementia
  • Fernando Vicente (IMSERSO, Institute for Older Persons and Social Services, Spain): Human rights in Spanish health and social legislation
  • Dianne Gove (Alzheimer Europe, Luxembourg):Recognising dementia as a disability: ethical considerations and practical recommendations
  • Karen Watchman (University of Stirling, United Kingdom):Dementia and intellectual disability - Valuing the perspectives of people with intellectual disability

12.00-13.00

Lunch

13.00-14.00

Special Symposia

14.00-15.30

Parallel sessions on:

  • Policies and strategies: Dementia strategies
  • Care approaches: Art and dementia
  • Care services: Home care
  • Rights and dementia-friendly society: Involving people with dementia
  • Genetics, prevention and treatment: Genetics
  • INTERDEM Session
  • Spanish Session (CEAFA/FAE): The Carer

15.30-16.00

Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.30

Parallel sessions on:

  • Policies and strategies: Awareness campaigns
  • Care approaches: Addressing behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia
  • Care services: Acute and hospital care
  • Rights and dementia-friendly society: Disability and human rights approaches
  • Genetics, prevention and treatment: Modifiable risk factors and prevention
  • INTERDEM Session
  • Spanish Session (CEAFA/FAE): Empowering people with Alzheimer’s disease

Wednesday, 31 October 2017

 

08.30-10.00

Parallel sessions on:

  • Policies and strategies: Cost/funding of dementia research and care
  • Care approaches: Palliative care
  • Care services: Day care and respite care
  • Rights and dementia-friendly society: Dementia-friendly initiatives
  • Genetics, prevention and treatment: Nutrition
  • INTERDEM Session
  • Spanish Session (CEAFA/FAE): Research in Spain

10.00-10.30

Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00

 

Parallel sessions on:

  • Policies and strategies: Global and European collaborations on dementia
  • Care approaches: Assistive technologies
  • Care services: Nursing home care
  • Rights and dementia-friendly society: Consent and decision-making
  • Genetics, prevention and treatment: Pharmacological treatment
  • INTERDEM Session
  • Spanish Session (CEAFA/FAE): National Alzheimer’s Plan

12.00-13.00

Special symposia

13.00-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.30

Plenary session: Dementia as a care priority

Chairperson: Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (INTERDEM, Netherlands)

  • Gail Mountain (University of Bradford, United Kingdom):Redefining and measuring meaningful outcomes for people with dementia
  • Marjolein de Vugt (Maastricht University, Netherlands):Partner in balance: an example of tailored post-diagnostic support
  • Manuel Martín Carrasco (CEAFA, Spain):Reducing the use of antipsychotics in residential and nursing homes
  • Martina Roes (DZNE, Germany): Fostering and sustaining relationships with people with dementia

15.30-16.00

Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.15

Plenary session: Dementia as a research priority

Chairperson: Micheline Selmes (Fundación Alzheimer España, Spain)

  • María Isabel G. Ingelmo (National Reference Centre for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care´s, Imserso, Spain): What perspectives for other types of dementia?
  • Mercè Boada (Fundació Ace, Spain):Improving the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease through EU research collaborations
  • Philippe Amouyel (Institut Pasteur, France): The genetics of AD
  • Clive Ballard (University of Exeter, United Kingdom: What pharmacological options for the treatment of behavioural symptoms of dementia?

17.15-17.30

Closing Ceremony

  • Welcome to the 29th Alzheimer Europe Conference in The Hague, Netherlands

Closing comments and farewell by

  • Micheline Selmes, Chairperson, Fundación Alzheimer España
  • Cheles Cantabrana, Chairperson, CEAFA
  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe

 

 
 

Last Updated: Tuesday 17 April 2018

 

 
  • Acknowledgements

    The 28th AE Conference in Barcelona received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020). Alzheimer Europe, CEAFA and Fundación Alzheimer España gratefully acknowledge the support of all conference sponsors.
  • European Union
  • Roche
 
 

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