For all who work with people with dementia

Dementia Care Events

4-5 June 2018 – NSW

NNIDR Australian Dementia Forum 2018: Cooperation, Collaboration, International Connections

Hosted by the NHMRC National Institute for Dementia Research (NNIDR), in Sydney.

7-8 June 2018 – NSW

HammondCare International Dementia Conference: Mission Impossible? Truth & Lies In The Age Of Choice

In Sydney.

7-15 June 2018 – National

Dementia In Diverse Groups

Two-day symposium, comprising six two-hour workshops each focusing on the unique needs of individual groups of people living with dementia (includes people who identify as LGBTI, Younger Onset Dementia, Homeless, Veterans, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and CALD). Presented by Dementia Training Australia in Canberra, ACT (7-8 June); Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast, Queensland (12-13 June); Melbourne, Victoria (14-15 June).

22-26 July 2018 – US

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

In Chicago.

26-29 July 2018 – US

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) Conference

In Chicago.

23-24 August 2018 – NSW

Better Practice For The Future National Conference: Living The Life I Choose

Hosted by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency, in Sydney. Better Practice Award winners to be announced at the conference dinner on 23 August. Early bird registration now open until Friday 13 July.

19-21 September 2018 – VIC

Diversional & Recreation Therapy Australia National Conference

In Melbourne.

9-10 October 2018 – VIC


A conference for service providers and older people: respecting elders; challenging ageism, preventing elder abuse; building an age-friendly world. Presented by Celebrate Ageing, in Melbourne. Abstract submissions close 9 August.

28-30 October 2018 – SA

LASA National Congress 2018

Australia’s largest aged service industry event, presented by Leading Age Services Australia, in Adelaide.

11-14 November 2018

11th International Conference on Frontotemporal Dementias

In Sydney.