Registrations have now closed for the International Dementia Conference.

    Registrations close 12pm AEST on Monday, 5 September 2022.

    In a landscape shaped by a global pandemic and the largest aged care policy shakeup in over 30 years, there has never been a better time to stand with people with dementia in building a better future.  

    Join the conversation on 8 - 9 September in Sydney, Australia, at the International Dementia Conference 2022: Brave New World.

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    • 18+ expert plenary speakers leading the change in complex dementia and palliative care
    • Attend in-person in Sydney, Australia or virtually from anywhere in the world
    • Your choice of 30+ concurrent presentations sharing research, practice and lived experience
    • Interactive exhibitions, a musical performance, a book launch, and many more not-to-be-missed experiences

    Keeping you COVID-safe

    We are doing everything we can to prioritise the safety of delegates, exhibitors and staff at IDC2022.

    This includes COVID-safe practices such as physically-distanced seating and meeting rooms, hand-sanitising and a range of other COVID-safe recommendations.

    Attend from anywhere in the world with our virtual pass

    Our two-day virtual pass offers:

    • Live-streamed access to all plenary sessions and two concurrent streams:
      • Day 1, Concurrent B: Facing the future through innovation and change
      • Day 2, Concurrent A: Shaping the workforce in a new world
    • Access to selected recorded sessions after the event
    • A link to all ePoster presentations


    Our strongest lineup yet

    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.

    See the Full Lineup
    Dr Chris Nowinski

    Dr Chris Nowinski (USA)

    Nova Peris OAM OLY

    Nova Peris OAM OLY (AUS)

    Jason van Genderen

    Jason van Genderen (AUS)

    Maggie Beer AO

    Maggie Beer AO (AUS)

    Packed full of unmissable experiences

    A book launch, two masterclasses and an award-winning musical performance... Take a look at the full program before you book and secure your place in our limited special sessions.

    View the Program
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    Pricing and discounts


    Standard registration

    Student discount
    Must present a valid Student ID

    One day pass


    Two day pass


    Virtual pass


    Networking event
    Thursday evening



    All prices are in AUD and inclusive of GST.

    Please note that the program is subject to change. View our cancellation policy and frequently asked questions before you register.

    Special rates for accommodation

    Book a room at our conference venue and save, with our exclusive delegate discount. The Hilton Sydney puts you right at the heart of the action and gives you more opportunities to meet with like-minded delegates from around the world.

    Explore discount rates

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    Support for persons with dementia

    We strive to make International Dementia Conference as welcoming and supportive as possible for people living with dementia and their carers. Some ways we do this include: 

    • Support before the conference to help you get the most out of your experience. Our friendly team is on hand to answer any questions you might have.
    • Reduced registration fees are available for people with dementia and carers. Contact us to register your interest.  
    • A dedicated space for people with dementia and their carers to relax and take time out from the hustle and bustle of the conference. 
    • A support person who is available throughout the event to answer any questions and assist with anything you might need.

    If you are living with dementia or caring for someone who is, and would like to discuss additional support before and during the conference, please contact the conference team via email at, or call 1800 423 836.