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International Dementia Conference 2024: The people that know, in a forum that counts, for a future that matters

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International Dementia Conference?

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Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register for IDC 2024?

Early bird registrations open on Monday 15 April and end on Friday 31 May 2024. Full price registrations will be available from Saturday 1 June 2024.

What is the cost to attend IDC?
  One-day pass Two-day pass Networking event
Early bird rate $649 $1199  
Standard rate $749 $1349 $110
Student rate $450 $750  

 

Is there an opportunity for students to attend?

There will be a limited number of bursary positions offered to students. We'll provide more information on eligibility close to 15 April 2024, when registrations to IDC 2024 open.

Please note that this will include conference registration only – all travel, accommodation, subsidies and insurance remains the responsibility of recipients.

Will there be opportunity for people with dementia to attend?

We welcome people living with dementia and their carers at IDC 2024. We will provide more information closer to 15 April 2024, when early bird registrations open.

Will there be a virtual component?

No, attendance at IDC2024 is in-person only.

Does the Hilton offer special room rates for conference attendees?

Yes! Details regarding the rate and how to access will be available when registration opens.

Support for people with dementia

If you are a person living with dementia or care for a person living with dementia, please contact us at conference@dementia.com.au to ensure we can support you.

About the venue

The International Dementia Conference 2024 is taking place at the Hilton Sydney, located on George Street in the heart of Sydney city.

The Hilton is easily accessible via public transport, including a light rail from Central Station and Circular Quay stopping in front of the building. The venue is a short walk from Town Hall train station and readily accessible by bus.

Visit the Hilton Sydney website to find more information about the venue and accommodation.

What happens if I need to cancel or change my registration?

Cancellations received in writing on or before 31 July 2024 will be refunded, less a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after this date for any reason.

Registrations can be transferred to another delegate free of charge any time on or before Monday, 2 September 2024. Please contact the conference team to arrange this.

View the full cancellation policy here.

Is there a networking event?

Yes, this is on day one of the conference and is a separate ticketed event in Zeta Bar – details will be available when registrations open.

Will there be certificates of registration provided?

A certificate of registration will be provided to the name registered to attend. We encourage you to keep a detailed log of the sessions you attend for any professional development requirements.

I have submitted an abstract - when will I hear?

We will be communicating the outcome of submissions from 22 March 2024, over the course of two weeks.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does conference registration open?

Conference registration will open Monday 15 April 2024.

What is the cost to attend IDC?
  One-day pass Two-day pass Networking event
Early bird rate $649 $1199  
Standard rate $749 $1349 $110
Student rate $450 $750  

 

Is there an opportunity for sponsorship to attend?

There will be a limited number of bursary positions offered to students. Further information including eligibility and submission criteria will be provided surrounding this closer to the conference registration opening date (15 April 2024).

Please note that this will include conference registration only – all travel, accommodation, subsidies and insurance remains the responsibility of recipients.

Will there be opportunity for people with dementia to attend?

There will be opportunities for people with dementia and their carers to attend the conference. Further information will be provided surrounding this closer to the conference registration opening date (15 April 2024).

Will there be a virtual component?

No, attendance at IDC2024 is in-person only.

Are there special accommodation rates for people wanting to stay at The Hilton?

Yes! Details regarding the rate and how to access will be available when registration opens.

Support for people with dementia

If you are a person living with dementia or care for a person living with dementia, please contact us at conference@dementia.com.au to ensure we can support you.

About the venue

International Dementia Conference 2024 is taking place at the Hilton Sydney, located on George Street in the heart of Sydney city.

The Hilton is easily accessible via public transport, including a light rail from Central Station and Circular Quay stopping at the front of the building. The venue is a short walk from Town Hall train station and readily accessible by bus.

Visit the Hilton Sydney website to find more information about the venue and accommodation.

What happens if I need to cancel or change my rego?

Cancellations received in writing on or before 31 July 2024 will be refunded, less a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after this date for any reason.

Registrations can be transferred to another delegate free of charge any time on or before Monday, 2 September 2024. Please contact the conference team to arrange this.

View the full cancellation policy here.

Is there a networking event?

Yes, this is on Day One of the conference and is a separate ticketed event in Zeta Bar – details will be available when registrations open.

Will there be certificates of attendance provided?

A certificate of attendance will be provided to the name registered to attend. We encourage you to keep a detailed log of the sessions you attend for any professional development requirements.

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