For all who work with people with dementia

Dementia Care Events

10-12 November 2020 – Virtual Event

15th UK Dementia Congress

For the first time, this year’s Congress will be a virtual event, enabling people from Australia and around the world to participate. Organised by the UK Journal of Dementia Care, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society and the University of Worcester, the Congress is CPD Certified, with online exhibition and networking opportunities available and live Q&A events each day with the plenary speakers. Delegates can access all other sessions on demand and after the event. Free places are available for people with dementia and family/informal carers.

13-15 November 2020 – VIC

General Practice Conference and Exhibition series

Australia’s leading CPD event for primary care, in Melbourne. Includes Active Learning Modules (ALM) supported by Dementia Training Australia: The Timely Diagnosis and Improved Management of Dementia.

18-20 November 2020 – Digital Event

53rd AAG Conference: A Climate For Change In Ageing

Presented by the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG), with workshops on 9,10 and 17 November. International and Australian speakers online, plus over 250 presentations/workshops/symposia and online social networking activities.

25-26 November 2020 – Digital Event

Aged Care Reform: Strategising for 2020

This event has been created for the sector alongside ACSA & COTA and will address the biggest questions that aged care providers have to answer. Hear from 20+ experts and key stakeholders including peak bodies, government, healthcare professionals and aged care providers both nationally and internationally.

10-12 December 2020 – Singapore 

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI): International Conference 

Hope In The Age Of Dementia: New Science, New Knowledge, New Solutions 

ADI’s conference is one of the largest international conferences on dementia.

19-22 January 2021 – Melbourne

4th Annual Palliative, Aged, Dementia Care and Mental Health Forum

Presented by Clariden Global, at the Marriott Hotel Melbourne. AJDC readers can save up to $A200 by registering before 12 November 2020 and quoting AJDC_L21001.

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Starting February 2021 – Digital Event

Better Care Everywhere: Healthcare Variation in Practice Online Program Series

Online presentations and webinars with live Q&A sessions featuring healthcare experts and clinicians, presented by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care.

12-13 May 2021 – VIC

Aged Care Leisure & Lifestyle Leaders National Conference

In Melbourne, May 2021, a conference to discuss and debate ideas, information and intentions, led by a diverse and experienced line up on presenters.

19-21 May 2021 – VIC

Australian & New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting: Vision For The Future

In Melbourne. Call for Abstracts opens 5 November 2020; early bird registration opens 19 November 2020 and closes 18 March 2021. Features updates on dementia and delirium, the new Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation in Victoria and the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.