Videos 32AEC

Opening ceremony & Keynote K1. Alexander Kurz (Germany): Building bridges – Promoting good dementia care through pan-European collaboration

Welcome by
Iva Holmerová, Chairperson, Alzheimer Europe
Chris Roberts, Chairperson, European Working Group of People with Dementia
Diana-Loreta Păun, Presidential Advisor Romania
Marjolein de Vugt, Chairperson, INTERDEM
Cătălina Tudose, Chairperson, Societatea Română Alzheimer

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Plenary session PL2. Moving beyond the COVID-19 pandemic

  • PL2-00 Presentation by Alzheimer Europe anti-stigma award finalist: Alessia Rossetti (Federazione Alzheimer Italia, Italy): Non ti scordare di volermi bene
  • PL2-01 Bernd Heise (Germany): Adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic as a person with dementia
  • PL2-03 Clarissa Giebel (United Kingdom): Who cares for the carers? The long-term impacts of the pandemic on dementia carers
  • PL2-04 Brigitte Juraszovich (Austria): Implementing the Austrian dementia strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Plenary session PL3. Brain health and prevention

  • PL3-00 Presentation by Alzheimer Europe anti-stigma award finalist: Niels Janssen (Alzheimer Centrum Limburg, Netherlands): Adoptieproject: Jong adopteert Oud
  • PL3-02 Jan Steyaert (Belgium): Increasing awareness of dementia prevention through public campaigns
  • PL3-03 Edo Richard (Netherlands): Primary prevention of dementia - what is the way forward?
  • PL3-04 Wiesje van der Flier (Netherlands): From assessing risk to communicating risk

Plenary session PL4. Plenary session: Building bridges across Europe through cross-border initiatives and research

  • PL4-00 Presentation by Alzheimer Europe anti-stigma award finalist: Ellie Jerman (Alzheimer’s Society, United Kingdom): Changing perceptions of dementia in the Punjabi community
  • PL4-01 Cătălina Tudose (Romania): Progress of Dementia Care System in Romania as a Consequence of European Integration and Support
  • PL4-02 Irina Shevchenko (Ukraine): Dementia at times of war: Supporting people with dementia, carers and researchers from Ukraine
  • PL4-03 Adrianna Senczyszyn (Poland): Between frozen dementia care in Ukraine and building bridges in Europe: the experience of Poland?
  • PL4-04 Cassie Redlich (WHO-Europe): Opportunities for improving dementia care and support through the Pan-European Mental Health Coalition

Plenary session PL5. Round table discussion: Reprioritising dementia as a care, policy and research priority

With the participation of:

  • Katrin Seeher (World Health Organization)
  • Gunhild Waldemar (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Charles Scerri (Alzheimer Europe, Malta)
  • Cătălina Tudose (Societatea Română Alzheimer, Romania)
  • Myrra Vernooij-Dassen (INTERDEM, Netherlands)

Followed by the closing ceremony:

  • Announcement of anti-stigma award
  • Awards for best posters
  • Closing comments by Cătălina Tudose, Chairperson, Societatea Română Alzheimer and Chairperson-elect, Alzheimer Europe
  • Welcome to 33rd Alzheimer Europe Conference in Helsinki.

Parallel sessions and symposia (complete playlist)

Virtual Oral Presentations (complete playlist)


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