10th International Conference on Dementia, Dublin

External Event - 16th to 17th Apr 2018

Ireland’s largest annual dementia event

The conference is being held on the 16th and 17th April 2018 at The Helix, DCU, Dublin. 

Featuring expert speakers from Ireland and abroad – showcasing best practice nationwide – opportunity to network with 300+ peers – large exhibition hall

40+ speakers from Ireland, USA, Australia, UK & Europe

Plenary & Nine Parallel Sessions Day 1 – Four workshops day 2

Get your early bird tickets HERE


Speakers Include:

Prof Steven Sabat, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Georgetown University, USA

Dr Suzanne Timmons, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead for the National Dementia Office; Senior Lecturer, Centre for Gerontology and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, University College Cork

Prof Chris Gastmans, Professor of Medical Ethics, Head, Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven, Belgium

Download the Full Programme Here


Conference Advisory Panel

Matthew Gibb, Acting Director & Senior Social Worker, Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC).

Dr Patrick Glackin, Area Director of Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development, HSE West.

Tom Grey, Research Fellow, TrinityHaus.

Marie Killeen, Strategic Lead – Dementia Understand Together Campaign, Health & Wellbeing, HSE.

Marie Lynch, Head of Healthcare Programmes, Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF).

Mary Manning, General Manager, National Dementia Office.

Sinéad Morrissey, Practice Development Facilitator, Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI).

Dr Diarmuid O’Shea, Consultant Geriatrician, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Irish Gerontological Society, and Royal College of Practitioners of Ireland.

Maria Pasiecznik Parsons, Chief Executive, Creative Dementia Arts Network (CDAN) UK

Exhibitor Bookings Click Here


Abstract Submissions

Thank you to all of those who have submitted abstracts for the presentations, workshops and parallel sessions. The conference team is reviewing all applications and will contact you in due course with their decisions.

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