That's a wrap!

    International Dementia Conference: Brave New World has now ended. It was a thought-provoking two days and wonderful opportunity to reconnect with peers after the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to a successful #IDC2022.

    We'll be adding photos and stories from the two days in the coming weeks, don't forget to check back in to see some of the highlights.

    See the full program
    That's a wrap!

    PLENARY SPEAKERS

    Experts from across the globe in health and aged care, including those with lived experience, will share the latest in research practice and innovation - leading the change in the delivery of care services. Visit our speakers page to see the full line-up.

    Dr. Makarena Dudley

    Dr. Makarena Dudley

    New Zealand

    First Nations and Dementia: A voice for spiritual and cultural wellbeing

    Dr. Makarena Dudley, (Te Rarawa, Te Aupōuri, Ngati Kahu), is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland conducting research with Māori, the Indigenous people of Aotearoa, and mate wareware (dementia).

    Dr. Chris Nowinski

    Dr. Chris Nowinski

    USA

    Changing the game: Minimising head trauma in sport

    Dr. Nowinski is a neuroscientist, former professional wrestler and co-founder of the Concussion Legacy Foundation. He is leading a global conversation on concussions, CTE and the future of sports.

    Tony Armstrong

    Tony Armstrong

    Australia

    Changing the game: Minimising head trauma in sport (Panel)

    Tony Armstrong grew up in rural NSW and is a proud Gamilaroi man. He played AFL for Adelaide, Collingwood and Sydney, and has established an award-winning career in Australian sports media.

    Maggie Beer

    Maggie Beer AO

    Australia

    Cooking up a storm for change at the aged care kitchen table

    Maggie Beer is an Australian food icon. In 2014 she established the Maggie Beer Foundation with the belief that beautiful, seasonal food that gives pleasure and goodness is the key to the wellbeing of residents in Aged Care.

    Pre-conference activities

    Pre-order the BPSD Textbook today

    Introducing the new BPSD Textbook
    Launches 8-9 September

    Improve your understanding and support for people experiencing behaviours and psychological symptoms of dementia. Pre-order your copy for the discounted price of $119 today.

    Pre-order today

    A Box of Memories

    'A Box of Memories' musical performance
    Wednesday, 7 September

    Fresh from a sell-out season at Adelaide Fringe Festival 2022, A Box of Memories is an intimate musical in one act, presenting perspectives on what it means to live with dementia, from diagnosis through to the end-of-life. 

    Book now

    A sneak preview at our strongest lineup yet...

    PRINCIPAL PARTNER

    Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

    MAJOR SPONSORS

    Bickerton Masters
    Total Construction

    PRINCIPAL PARTNER

    Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

    MAJOR SPONSORS

    Bickerton Masters
    Total Construction