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Discovery, Diagnostics and Management:
A new era for Dementia


Australian Eastern Standard Time

The forum program is correct at the time of publication but subject to change without notice.

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  • 10:30am - 4:00pm | Continuing Education Program
    Continuing Education Program Ballroom 1 & 2 1:00pm - 1:30pm | Lunch (in Tamborine Gallery & Foyer) 3:30pm - 4:30pm | Break/Afternoon Tea (in Tamborine Gallery & Foyer) View Speakers
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm | Special Interest Group - CREs in Dementia Research Collaboration*
    Binna Burra Room Vascular Contributions to Dementia (VCD-CRE) - a transformative approach to reducing the burden of cognitive disorders Speaker: Professor Perminder Sachdev, University of New South Wales On TRACK (Teaching, Research And Community Knowledges): CRE promoting brain health with older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples Speaker: Associate Professor Dina LoGiudice, University of Melbourne Centre of Research Excellence in Enhanced Dementia Diagnosis (CREEDD) Speaker: Professor Scott Ayton, Florey Institute Centre of Research Excellence to Optimise Sleep in Brain Ageing and Neurodegeneration (CogSleep) Speaker: Professor Sharon Naismith, University of Sydney
  • 11:00am - 1:00pm | Special Interest Group - DEMON Network Featured Research Session on Artificial Intelligence*
    Springbrook Room In this session we will be introduced to the DEMON Network by director Prof David Llewellyn and deputy director Dr Janice Ranson, and hear from Australian based leaders and innovators in the areas of machine learning and artificial intelligence within dementia research. Click here to view the session program.
  • 1:00-1:30pm | Lunch Break & Exhibition
    Served in the Tamborine Gallery & Foyer
  • 1:30pm - 2:45pm | Special Interest Group - Early to Mid-Career Researchers*
    Sponsored by Eisai Springbrook Room EMCRs are invited to join an informal networking lunch with senior researchers, followed by a guest speaker presentation and discussion on career progression in the field of dementia research.
  • 2:45pm - 4:15pm | Special Interest Group - Young Onset Dementia Special Interest Group*
    Springbrook Room Join the ADNeT Young Onset Dementia Special Interest Group for a special collaboration session. The session will include rapid fire talks from Network researchers describing their cutting edge work in the area of Young Onset Dementia, followed by a collaboration session to develop research ideas for YOD research in Australia.
  • 3:30-4:30pm | Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
    We encourage all attendees to roam the tambourine gallery and foyer during the break to interact with the exhibition offerings.
  • 4:30pm - 5:50pm | Welcome Address and Keynote 1 Dr Nicholas Ashton, in honour of the late Mr Baillieu Myer AC
    Ballroom 1 & 2 Professor Christopher Rowe, Director, Australia Dementia Network | Welcome Address Welcome to Country Ceremony Hon Anika Wells MP Minister for Aged Care | Opening Address - Government Department of Health Maree McCabe AM, CEO, Dementia Australia | Dementia Australia Ms Robyn Hilton | Life as a Carer and the importance of investment into research Dr Susan Waite (PLWD) (&Dr Stephen Waite, Husband and carer) | Person Living With Dementia and the importance of helping with research trials Keynote title: Detecting Alzheimer’s disease pathology in blood: exploring the meaning of change, applications for therapeutic trials and clinical implementation Keynote Speaker: Dr Nicholas Ashton, Researcher, Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry, University of Gothenburg Chair: Professor Christopher Rowe
  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Welcome Reception
    Tamborine Gallery & Foyer - In-person only

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10 November 2022


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