PUT YOURSELF

In the arena

Theodore Roosevelt famously praised the person in the arena - the one 'doing the deed', striving valiantly, who may make mistakes, but who gets up and continues the fight.

The International Dementia Conference 2024 will give a platform to those who are bold enough to 'dare greatly' in the difficult arena of complex dementia, palliative care and positive ageing.

We're looking for the innovators, the boundary pushers, the people dealing day by day with the realities of dementia, and who are taking action in response.

These themes are a guide only and you are welcome to submit any topic that you feel may be relevant. If it doesn’t fit in any of these sections, select 'Something else'!

Lived Experience

Papers from people living with dementia and their carers are an important part of the conference. We invite you to share your experience, views, writings, and projects – there are no limits to the topics for discussion. We encourage submissions that represent your different and individual experiences, cultures, ages, and backgrounds.

Innovation in Home Care

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Innovation in Residential Care

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Innovation in Acute Care

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End of life and Palliative Care

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Governance and Regulation

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Equity, Access and Diversity

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Technology

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Design and the environment

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Food Culture

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Intimacy and Sexuality

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Learning

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Engagement and Re-ablement

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Spiritual and Pastoral Care

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NDIS and Younger Onset Dementia

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Workforce

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First Nations

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Something else? Tell us what you're doing!

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BECOME A

Sponsor

Platinum sponsor

$40,000 (1 opportunity)


  • 6m x 3m stand to be selected at time of booking (location to be discussed)
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • Company logo on main stage and on promotional material (printed and online)
  • Rotational logo banner on conference app
  • 2 social media posts across all channels promoting your company as platinum sponsor
  • Logo on conference website
  • Logo on conference delegate bag
  • 1 satchel insert in delegate bags
  • Full access to delegates during catering breaks
  • Chair a concurrent session
  • Sponsorship of our exclusive executive dinner
  • 6 x full conference registrations including networking drinks and 4 x tickets to executive dinner

Gold sponsor

$30,000 (2 opportunities)


  • 3m x 3m stand to be selected at time of booking (choice of premium location on level 3)
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • Company logo on main stage and on promotional material (printed and online)
  • 2 social media posts across all channels promoting your company as gold sponsor
  • Full access to delegates during catering breaks
  • Exclusive branded item (choose between branded water bottles or lanyards – subject to availability)
  • 4 x full conference registrations including networking drinks and 2 tickets to executive dinner

Silver sponsor

$18,000 (2 opportunities)


  • 3m x 3m stand to be selected at time of booking (choice of premium location on level 4)
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • Company logo on pre-conference and on day promotional material (printed and online)
  • 1 social media post across all channels promoting your company as silver sponsor
  • Full access to delegates during catering breaks
  • Exclusive sponsor opportunity (choose between branded registration and name tag stations or branded snack station – subject to availability)
  • 2 x full conference registrations including networking drinks and 1 ticket to executive dinner

Destination sponsor – Refuel Me

$20,000 (1 opportunity)


  • Allocated floor space to utilise on level 4 with display TV
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • Full access to delegates during catering breaks
  • Post on conference app each day during breaks to guide delegates to your area
  • Branded Refuel Me station including juice shots station, recharge station and massage area with staff
  • 4 x full conference registrations inclusive of networking drinks

Social sponsor

$20,000 (2 opportunity)


  • Private networking space in Zeta Bar
  • 3-minute sponsor welcome at the start of the event (no presentation or visual aids available)
  • Acknowledgement as a sponsor by the conference MC
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • Full access to delegates during networking session
  • Theming of space and ability to advertise services
  • 2 social media posts across all channels promoting the sponsorship of this event and marketing of this event
  • 4 x full conference registrations inclusive of networking drinks

Coffee sponsor

$10,000 (1 opportunity)


Reach hundreds of attendees by having your company name at the exclusive barista-run coffee station. Barista-made coffee will be available free of charge to all delegates in breaks throughout the conference. The coffee station will be located just outside the main entrance to the conference where all delegates will pass. Coffee, standard single-use coffee cups and barista supplied by conference organisers.

  • Company logo on coffee cups (one colour print)
  • 2 x pull up banners displayed next to coffee station (sponsor to supply)

Recharge station sponsor

$10,000 (1 opportunity)


This is the go-to place for our delegates to recharge their devices. You’ll be highly visible when you have your company name at the exclusive recharge station, showcasing what you have to offer!

  • Company logo on 3 recharge stations (artwork to be supplied by sponsor)
  • 1 x pull up banners displayed next to recharge station (sponsor to supply)
  • Free-standing TV screen provided near the coffee station for your sole use to increase your brand presence and promote your business products and services (sponsor to provide content)
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • 2 x full conference registrations

Satchel “Take Note” sponsor

$7,000 (1 opportunity)


With such an amazing line-up of speakers, our delegates will want to take notes. Your brand will be the first thing they see each time they open their notebook. Each attendee will receive a notebook and pen in their delegate satchels upon arrival. You are responsible for providing the printed notepads (must be a minimum of A4 size with cardboard backing) and pens.

  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • 2 x full conference registrations

Seat drop sponsor

$3,800 (2 opportunities)


This opportunity provides direct access to our delegates – make it a memorable seat drop with key information about your company! A strategic seat drop is a great way to have your company branded material get noticed by the delegates during the plenary sessions at the conference. We will distribute your material on attendees’ seats at a designated time during the event.

  • Conference organisers will distribute 1 x printed material on attendee seats on your company’s behalf, one time only during the conference plenary sessions. Sponsor to provide material.
  • Company logo and profile will appear in sponsors’ section in the official conference program and website along with a direct link to your website
  • 2 available – day 1 and day 2 opening
  • Discounted registration fee for up to 2 registrations – 20% off

Satchel insert

$3,400 (5 opportunities)


A great option to promote your products and services without the need for a physical presence at the conference. As this is an extremely popular opportunity, the limit is set at only five inserts.  

  • Inclusion of one item in the official conference bag (sponsor to provide, subject to approval). Merchandise is preferred – delegates love to get something tangible.
  • Discounted registration fee for up to 2 registrations – 20% off

**All inserts must be ready for delivery to HammondCare by mid-August 2024.

Video ad break - plenary room

$5,000


It will be all eyes on your business video when delegates return from breaks to the plenary room. Video length max 3 min (2 available).

  • Standalone video played in the plenary room
  • Sponsor to provide the video content

Video ad break - concurrent rooms

$5,000 (1 opportunity)


A great way to showcase your business to delegates as they enter the concurrent room. Video length max 3 min (2 available).

  • Standalone video played in the plenary room
  • Sponsor to provide the video content

Exhibition and Sponsorship Prospectus

What is the International Dementia Conference?

The International Dementia Conference is a highly respected biannual conference that has informed and driven dementia care discussion for more than two decades. 

Over two dynamic days, global experts, industry leaders and those with lived experience bring the latest complex dementia, palliative care and positive ageing research, practice and insights from around the world to share with the most engaged aged and health care professionals. 

There are highly-respected speakers, expert panels, a huge range of concurrent sessions and networking opportunities to provoke discussion and inspire action among those committed to improving the care of people living with dementia. 

The event is run by The Dementia Centre, which was established almost 30 years ago to provide research, education and consultancy in complex dementia care, in collaboration with research organisations around the globe. 

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Find out more about previous IDCs

IDC2022: Brave New World

Change was in the air! After four long years, IDC brought delegates back into the same room, in person, for two packed days of challenge and inspiration.

Hundreds of people working for a better future for people living with dementia explored ideas and shared strategies with a vision of creating a Brave New World. 

IDC2020: Care in the age of outrage

In 2020, HammondCare’s International Dementia Conference went virtual. Over 6,000 delegates from across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and many more countries joined the two-day live-streamed event.

Catch a glimpse of IDC over the years

Brave New World

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Bobby Redman speaks with John Sutherland on the role of technology in managing her dementia
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Greyhounds provided joy to all at IDC2022
Exhibitors shared the latest in dementia care technology
Delegates at the Hilton Sydney for IDC2022

Mission Impossible? Truth & lies in the age of choice

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Grand Designs: Are we there yet?

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Risky Business 2: This time it's personal

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Risky Business

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Forbidden fruits

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