mission impossible - truth & lies in the age of choice

The International Dementia Conference is recognised internationally as an important calendar event for the aged and dementia care industry. It is pivotal in bringing to light the challenges faced in the age of choice. How will you choose to be involved?

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Call for Papers closes 24 November 2017

 
If you have any questions about how we can support you as a person with dementia or family carer in attending the International Dementia Conference, please don’t hesitate to phone our conference team on +61 (0) 2 8437 7355, or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Conference Theme

The 2018 conference theme is Mission Impossible? Truth and Lies in the age of choice. Thought leaders from across the globe will come together to discuss and debate the concept of choice in every aspect of our lives, clinical decisions and care. The conference will provide a platform for the international and Australian community to share new research, experiences and evidence-based practices in plenary talks and concurrent sessions, with many opportunities for meaningful networking and engagement.

Speakers

We're excited to announce the first plenary speakers for the 2018 International Dementia Conference. More speakers will be announced soon, including speakers who are living with dementia.

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Professor the Baroness Ilora Finlay

Wales

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff is an internationally renowned expert in palliative medicine and an independent cross-bench member of the House of Lords. 

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Professor Luc Deliens

Belgium

Luc Deliens is Professor of Palliative Care Research and Director of the Multidisciplinary and interuniversity End-of-Life Care Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Bruseel (VUB) 7 Ghent University in Belgium.

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Professor Craig Ritchie

Scotland

Craig Ritchie is currently Professor of the Psychiatry of Ageing at the University of Edinburgh.

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Professor John Swinton

Scotland

John Swinton is Professor in Practical Theology and Pastoral Care in the School of Divinity, Religious Studies and Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen.