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Preliminary programme

Bucharest 2020

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

09.00-12.00

AE Board Meeting

INTERDEM Meeting

14.00-17.00

AE Annual General Meeting

INTERDEM Meeting

NEURONET Scientific Coordination Board

18.00-18.30

Opening ceremony

  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Catalina Tudose, Chairperson, Societatea Română Alzheimer
  • Myrra Vernooij-Dassen, Chairperson, INTERDEM
  • Representatives of Romanian authorities, person with dementia from Romania or EWGPWD

18.30-19.00

Keynote lecture: Jean Georges (Luxembourg): Making dementia a European priority – Celebrating 30 years of Alzheimer Europe’s achievements

19.00-20.30

Welcome Reception

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

08.30-10.00

Plenary session: Building bridges between countries: the experiences of European countries in making dementia a priority

  • Round table discussion with speakers of World Health Organization, European Commission, European Parliament, national health ministries (Romania, Germany and Czech Republic) and civil society (Alzheimer Europe and person with dementia)

10.00-10.30

Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00

Plenary session: Seamlessly connecting diagnosis and medical management

  • Presentations on trends in the prevalence of dementia, latest advances in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, ethical issues linked to the disclosure of diagnosis of dementia and update on medical treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

12.00-14.00

Lunch

12.45-13.45

Special Symposia:

  • European Working Group of People with Dementia
  • Sponsored company symposia

Quick Oral Presentations

14.00-15.30

Parallel Sessions on:

  • By Societatea Română Alzheimer, INTERDEM and NEURONET
  • Sponsored symposium/workshop
  • 4 parallel sessions based on abstract submission on care services, care approaches, ethical and legal and policy, dementia-inclusive initiatives and activities

15.30-16.00

Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.30

Parallel Sessions on:

  • By Societatea Română Alzheimer, INTERDEM and NEURONET
  • Sponsored symposium/workshop
  • 4 parallel sessions based on abstract submission on care services, care approaches, ethical and legal and policy, dementia-inclusive initiatives and activities

17.45-19.00

Sponsored evening symposia

Thursday, 22 October 2020

 

08.30-10.00

Parallel Sessions on:

  • By Societatea Română Alzheimer, INTERDEM and NEURONET
  • Sponsored symposium/workshop
  • 4 parallel sessions based on abstract submission on care services, care approaches, ethical and legal and policy, dementia-inclusive initiatives and activities

10.00-10.30

Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00

Parallel Sessions on:

  • By Societatea Română Alzheimer, INTERDEM and NEURONET
  • Sponsored symposium/workshop
  • 4 parallel sessions based on abstract submission on care services, care approaches, ethical and legal and policy, dementia-inclusive initiatives and activities

12.00-14.00

Lunch

12.45-13.45

Special Symposia:

  • EAN symposium on medical management issues in dementia
  • Sponsored company symposia

Quick Oral Presentations

14.00-15.30

Plenary session: Building dementia-inclusive societies

  • Presentations on Public and patient involvement approaches in dementia research, dementia-friendly hospitals, experiences of LGTB people with dementia and carers, early onset dementia

15.30-16.00

Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.30

Plenary session: From research and innovation to clinical and care practice

  • Presentations on the neurodegeneration portfolio of the IMI (NEURONET), prevention approaches in public health campaigns, assistive technologies in practice and patient reported outcomes

17.30-17.45

Closing comments and farewell by

  • Presentation of awards for best posters
  • Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
  • Catalina Tudose, Chairperson, Societatea Română Alzheimer
  • Welcome to the 31st Alzheimer Europe Conference in Helsinki, Finland

 

 
 

Last Updated: Friday 14 February 2020

 

 
  • Acknowledgements

    The 30th AE Conference in Bucharest received funding under an operating grant from the European Union’s Health Programme (2014-2020). Alzheimer Europe and Societatea Română Alzheimer gratefully acknowledge the support of all conference sponsors.
  • European Union
 
 

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