The official launch will be on 9 November 2018 and showcase current dementia research being undertaken.
We would like to invite all dementia researchers to come and celebrate the launch with lunch, a chance to network, and opportunities to discuss future plans of the Sydney Dementia Network. Registrations are free.
This will be followed by a Public Lecture by Prof John Hodges, reflecting on his experience in dementia research in Sydney, over the past 10 years.
12.30pm-1.30pm Chair for launch proceedings Glenda Halliday
12.30pm-12.40pm Welcome to country TBC
12.40pm-12.55pm Formal launch of the Sydney Dementia Network DVC-R - Duncan Ivison
12.55pm-1.15pm BMC Introduction - Ian Hickie
1.15pm-1.30pm NNIDR Dementia Strategy - Janice Besch
1.30pm - 1.45pm Break
1.45pm-2.15pm Introduction to Keynote - Sharon Naismith
1.45pm-2.15pm Rehabilitation for Dementia - Lee-Fay Low
2.15pm-3pm Introduction to ECR PANEL - Fiona Kumfor
2.15pm-2.30pm Frontotemporal tauopathies: Lost in translation? Shelley Forrest
2.30pm-2.45pm Optimising pharmaceutical care for people living with dementia - Danijela Gnjidic
2.45pm-3pm A practical and ethical analysis of incorporating consumer preferences into dementia research policy and practice - Cynthia Forlini
3.00-3.15pm Next steps for Sydney Dementia Network - Glenda Halliday
3.15 - 3.45 Afternoon tea
3.45pm-4pm Introduction to public lecture Glenda Halliday
4pm-5pm PUBLIC LECTURE Frontotemporal dementia in Sydney (Frontier project). Reflections and Perspectives - John Hodges
5pm Canapes and Drinks