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Programme Overview

2014 Glasgow

Monday, 20 October 2014

18.00-19.00: Opening ceremony and keynote lecture

19.00-20.30: Welcome Reception

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

8.30-10.00: Plenary Session PL1: Promoting a rights based approach to dementia

10.00-10.30: Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00: Plenary Session PL2: Round table discussion on dementia strategies and policies

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-14.00: Satellite symposium

  • SS1: European Working Group of People With Dementia

14.00-15.30: Parallel Sessions and Workshops

  • P1: Rights and responsibilities of people with dementia
  • P2: Dementia strategies
  • P3: Involving people with dementia
  • P4: Home care
  • P5: Assistive technologies
  • P6: Training
  • AS1: Transformation of the health and social care journey
  • IA: INTERDEM Academy (Invitation Only) - starts at 13.30

15.30-16.00: Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.30: Parallel Sessions and workshops

  • P7: Proxy decision-making
  • P8: Post diagnostic support
  • P9: Peer support groups
  • P10: Residential care
  • P11: Dementia and intellectual disability
  • P12: Sexuality and emotional well-being
  • AS2: Making Dementia Everyone’s Business
  • IA: INTERDEM Academy (Invitation Only)

19.00-24.00: Gala Dinner

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

8.30 - 10.00: Parallel Sessions

  • P13: Consent and advance directives
  • P14: Socio-economic cost of dementia
  • P15: Dementia-friendly communities
  • P16: People with dementia in hospitals
  • P17: Early-onset dementia
  • P18: Art and dementia
  • AS3: Creating a rights-based National Dementia Strategy, delivering it in partnership

10.00-10.30: Coffee break and poster exhibition

10.30-12.00: Parallel Sessions

  • P19: Ethics
  • P20: Prevention
  • P21: Perceptions and image of dementia
  • P22: Palliative care
  • P23: Outreach programmes
  • P24: Involving people with dementia II
  • AS4: The success and impact of the Scottish Dementia Working Group – session led by the Working Group

12.00-13.00: Lunch

13.00-14.00: Satellite symposia

  • SS2: Clinical trials in dementia
  • SS3: Nutrition and cognitive function

14.00-15.30: Plenary Session PL3: Involving people with dementia

15.30-16.00: Coffee break and poster exhibition

16.00-17.15: Plenary Session PL4: Innovation and care

17.15-17.30: Closing Ceremony

Thursday, 23 October 2014

10.00-15.00: Masterclasses organised by Alzheimer Scotland

  • Promoting Excellence - Education and Training for the Health and Social Services Workforce in Scotland to support implementation of Scotland’s Dementia Strategies
  • Creating Dementia Friendly Communities
  • Scotland’s National Dementia Strategy
  • Innovation Lab; - what we can learn from each other
  • Recent Advances in dementia care – improving nursing home practice

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Last Updated: Tuesday 02 September 2014


  • Acknowledgements

    The 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, UK received funding from the European Union, in the framework of the Health Programme. Alzheimer Europe and Alzheimer Scotland gratefully acknowledge the additional support provided by foundations and companies.
  • European Union
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Glasgow City Marketing Bureau
  • Institute for the Scientific Information on Coffee
  • Life Changes Trust
  • Roche
  • SCA Global Hygiene