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Pre-conference Workshops

Pre-conference Workshops will be held on Wednesday, 8 November 2017. Full day workshops are A$360 with half day programs A$190. Registration is now open here. Online registration has now closed. To sign up, please contact event coordinators at +61 3 9601 4981.
Download program PDF here.

Imaging and Biomarkers Workshop (full day)

The use of neuroimaging and other biomarkers in those with suspected dementia has radically changed over the last decade, from that of simply ruling out other organic causes of cognitive decline, to providing important information to positively support the differential diagnosis of the main subtypes of dementia, especially at the early stages. Their use has also extended to (more...)

Presenters include: Professor John O'Brien, Professor Christopher Rowe, Professor Colin Masters & Dr Ron Shnier

4th International Conference on Capacity - Controversies and the Cutting Edge (full day)

The 4th International Capacity Conference held in conjunction with Capacity Australia promises to deliver as novel and engaging programme as ever. A range of speakers from six countries will address small and big decision-making, from capacity to lead a country, to capacity to ride a mobility scooter. We will also be showcasing (more...)

Presenters include: Professor Carmelle Peisah; Professor Robin Jacoby; Professor Helen Chiu; Alison Douglass, Barrister; Dr Greg Young; Professor John McMillan; Dr Karen Reimers; Dr Jane Casey; Dr Anne Wand; Dr Millie Ho; Professor Jin Narumoto & Professor Nahoko Kusaka

(download the one-sheet PDF here)

Management of BPSD Using Psychosocial Interventions Workshop (half day)

Are you a clinician (in particular a nurse or allied health professional), or researcher interested in Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)? Are you challenged in how to (more...)

Presenters include: Professor Wendy Moyle, Dr Cindy Jones, Dr Margaret MacAndrew, Professor Elizabeth Beattie

(download the one-sheet PDF here)

Late Life Mood Disorders Workshop (half day)

Presenters include: Professor George Grossberg, Dr Richard Porter, Dr David Beck & Professor Brian Draper



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