Dementias 2018 Speakers

Conference Chairs & Programme Advisors


Professor Tom Arie, CBE
Professor Emeritus of Health Care of the Elderly, Nottingham University


Professor Alistair Burns, CBE                                                                                                                            
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Manchester


Confirmed Speakers:

Professor Kenneth Shulman
Professor, University of Toronto

Professor Wendy Burn
President, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Professor John O'Brien
Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

Dr Matthew Jones
Consultant Neurologist, Salford

Dr Liz Sampson
Reader in Palliative Care Research, University College London

Professor George Tadros
Professor of Old Age Liaison Psychiatry, University of Warwickshire

Professor Martin Prince
Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London

Professor Roy Jones
Professor, Research Institute for the Care of Older People, Bath

Professor Joe Herzberg
Professor of Postgraduate Education, Queen Mary University of London

Professor Sir Simon Lovestone
Professor of Translational Neuroscience, University of Oxford

Professor Eneida Mioshi
Professor of Dementia Care, University of East Anglia

Professor Gill Livingstone
Professor of Psychiatry in Older People, University College London

Professor Tom Dening
Professor of Dementia Research, University of Nottingham

Professor Iracema Leroi
Professor of Clinical Dementia Research, University of Manchester

Dr Jonathan Waite
Clinical Lead for Dementia, NHS East Midlands; Former Consultant Psychiatrist & Former Lord Chancellor's Visitor

Dr Claire Hilton
Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Michael Hornberger
Head of Department of Medicine & Professor of Applied Dementia Research, University of East Anglia

Dr Yasir Hameed
Psychiatrist and Lecturer, University of East Anglia