Speakers

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

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 Brussel (VUB) & Ghent University in Belgium.


Wales

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


Scotland

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


Scotland

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


Australia

Dr Stephen Judd has more than 25 years’ experience in the health care and information technology industries.


Australia

Dr Steve Macfarlane became a psychiatrist in 2003 and became Director of Aged Psychiatry at Peninsula Health in 2005.


Australia

Rod MacLeod is Palliative Medicine Specialist at Hibiscus Hospice and consultant to HammondCare in Sydney as well as Honorary Professor in Sydney Medical School.