Thursday 8th & Friday 9th July 2021

Register Here

8:30 AM - 9:25 AM

Registration and Refreshments

9:25 AM - 9:30 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Professor Alistair Burns, University of Manchester and Professor John O’Brien, University of Cambridge

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Keynote Address: The Impact of Covid-19 on dementia practice

Professor Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

Brain Health Scotland: early progress towards dementia prevention

Professor Craig Ritchie, Professor of the Psychiatry of Ageing, University of Edinburgh

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Refreshments and exhibitor viewing

11:10 AM - 11:40 AM

Driving with Dementia or MCI: An update on current best practice

Dr Paul Donaghy, NIHR Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Newcastle University

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM

The importance of hearing and vision in dementia

Professor Iracema Leroi, Associate Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry, Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin

12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

Industry sympositum

12:40 PM - 1:40 PM

Lunch, Exhibition and Networking

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

A current review of classic papers

Professor John O’Brien, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

CSF biomarkers and imaging for dementia diagnosis

Dr Dennis Chan, Principal Clinical Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

Refreshments, Exhibition and Networking

3:20 PM - 3:50 PM

Palliative care in dementia

3:50 PM - 4:20 PM

Post-diagnosis carer support

4:20 PM - 4:40 PM

Targeting tau in AD treatment and the future for diagnostics - Symposium kindly supported by TauRx

Professor Claude Wischik, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Aberdeen & Co-Founder, Chair & Chief Executive, TauRx

Professor Bjoern Schelter
, Professor, University of Aberdeen

4:40 PM - 7:00 PM

Networking reception

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Registration and Refreshments

9:30 AM - 10:10 AM

Keynote Address: ‘What can epidemiology tell us about dementia

Professor Fiona Matthews, Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health Sciences, Newcastle University (TBC)

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

Dementia: a carer’s perspective

10:40 AM - 11:10 AM

Young-onset dementia

Dr Jeremy Isaacs, Consultant Neurologist, St George's and Kingston Hospitals

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Refreshments, Exhibition and Networking

11:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Fronto-temporal dementia

Professor James Rowe, Director of Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia and Related Disorders, University of Cambridge

12:20 PM - 12:50 PM

Lewy body dementia: what’s new?

Dr John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, Newcastle University

12:50 PM - 1:50 PM

Lunch, Exhibition and Networking

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM

Stroke and Dementia

Professor Sarah Pendlebury, Associate Professor, Centre for Prevention of Stroke and Dementia, Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Oxford

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM

How to diagnose and manage delirium

Dr Emma Vardy, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Dementia and Delirium Lead, Salford Royal NHS foundation trust (Invited)

2:50 PM - 3:10 PM

Refreshments, Exhibition and Networking

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia

Dr Ben Underwood, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Mental capacity assessment - legal and clinical challenges

Dr Peter Jefferys, Honorary Consultant in Psychiatry of Old Age, Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust