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Discovery, Diagnostics and Management:
A new era for Dementia


Australian Eastern Standard Time

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

Monday 29 May 2023

Continuing Education Program

10:30am - 4:00pm

Continuing Education Program - click for a detailed program

Welcome | Professor Christopher Rowe

Moderator | Professor Michael Breakspear

Special Interest Groups

11:00am - 1:00pm

1:30pm - 2:45pm

2:45pm - 4:30pm

Forum Welcome and Keynote 1

4:30pm - 5:50pm

Welcome Address and Keynote 1 in honour of the late Mr Baillieu Myer AC

Keynote: Detecting Alzheimer’s disease pathology in blood: exploring the meaning of change, applications for therapeutic trials and clinical implementation | Dr Nicholas Ashton

Chair: Professor Christopher Rowe

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Welcome Reception (in-person only)

Tuesday 30 May 2023

9:00am - 10:40am

Keynote 2: Perspective from Alzheimer's Association: Need for Real World Evidence in New Era of Treatment, Research & Care | Dr Heather Snyder

Chair: Professor Christopher Rowe

Keynote 3: Genetic epidemiology in Alzheimer’s disease and the use of genetic risk prediction | Associate Professor Michelle Lupton

Chair: Professor Simon Laws

11:20am - 12:20pm

SYMPOSIA - Prevention and Lifestyle

SYMPOSIA - Post Diagnostic Care

The ADNeT Registry: First 5 years, and into the Future | Dr Stephanie Ward, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing, UNSW

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Panel Discussion

2:30pm - 6:00pm

Poster Presentations

Keynote 4: Maintain Your Brain: an online RCT to prevent cognitive decline in 55-77 year

olds | Professor Henry Brodaty

Chair: Associate Professor Tuan Nguyen


The Great Debate

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Networking Reception (in-person only)

12:40am - 1:20pm

Monday Program
Tuesdy Program
Wednesday Program

Wednesday 31 May 2023

9:00am - 10:40am

Keynote 5: What can we learn from national clinical routine dementia care? | Professor Maria Eriksdotter

Chair: Dr Stephanie Ward

Keynote 6: Frontotemporal Dementia | Professor Peter Nestor

Chair: Associate Professor Scott Ayton

11:10am - 12:10pm

SYMPOSIA - Emerging Disease Modifying Therapies

12:20pm - 1:20pm

SYMPOSIA  - Non-Amyloid Targets

2:10pm - 5:40pm

Keynote 7: Unlocking the secrets of sleep for optimising brain health: mechanisms, treatments and translation | Professor Sharon Naismith

Chair: Associate Professor Yen Ying Lim

Keynote 8: Increasing neuronal resistance by targeting autophagy to counter

neurodegeneration | Professor Christian Behl

Chair: Professor Jürgen Götz

Keynote 9: Medications and dementia: current challenges and future directions | Dr Edwin Tan

Chair: Professor Christopher Rowe


Poster presentations

Award presentations

2:10pm - 5:40pm

10 January 2023

10 February 2023

29 May 2023

29-31 May 2023

10 November 2022

Abstract Submissions Close

Annual Forum Dates

Continuing Education


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