Dementias 2018 Programme


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Thursday 8th February

       
08.30 - 09.25     Registration and refreshments
       
09.25 – 09.30     Welcome and introduction
      Professor Tom Arie, C.B.E,
      Professor Emeritus of Health Care of the Elderly, Nottingham University
      Professor Alistair Burns, C.B.E,
      Professor of Old Age Psychiatry   University of Manchester
       
      Morning Chair: Alistair Burns, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry & Deputy 
Dean of the Faculty of Medical & Human Sciences, University of Manchester
       
09.30 – 10.05     Keynote Address: Time will tell: clock drawing and brain sciences
      Professor Kenneth Shulman
      Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
       
10.05 – 10.10    

Discussion

       
10.10 – 10.45     Keynote Address:  Dementia in the scheme of psychiatric concerns
      Professor Wendy Burn
      President, Royal College of Psychiatrists
       
10.45 - 10.50     Discussion
        
10.50 - 11.15      The future of dementia imaging
       Professor John O'Brien
       Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
       
11.15 - 11.20     Discussion
       
11.20 - 11.50     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
       
11.50 - 12.15     Future prospects of treatment for the less common dementias
      Dr Matthew Jones
      Consultant Neurologist, Salford
       
12.15 - 12.20     Discussion
       
12.20 - 12.50     Sponsored Symposium
       
12.50 - 13.50     Lunch and exhibition viewing
       
      Afternoon Chair: Professor John O’Brien, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University
      of Cambridge
       
13.50 - 14.15     The future for palliative care in dementia
      Dr Liz Sampson
      Reader in Palliative Care Research, University College London
       
14.15 - 14.20     Discussion
       
14.20 - 14.45     Hospital liaison: past and future
      Professor George Tadros
      Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of  Warwickshire
       
14.45 - 14.50       Discussion
       
14.50 - 15.20     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
       
15.20 - 15.45      The future for the international dementias scene  
      Professor Martin Prince
      Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London 
       
15.45 - 15.50      Discussion
       
15.50 - 16.25     Biological treatments for dementia: what's new and what's to come
      Professor Roy Jones 
      Research Institute for the Care of Older People, Bath
       
16.25 - 16.30     Discussion
       
16.30 - 18.30     Drinks reception and close of day one



Friday 9th February

       
09.00 – 09.30     Registration and refreshments
       
     

Morning Chair: Professor Joe Herzberg, Emeritus Professor of Postgraduate

Education, Queen Mary University of  London 

       
09.30 – 10.05      Keynote address: Rising to the challenge of secondary prevention of
      Alzheimer's disease
      Professor Simon Lovestone
      Professor of Translational Neuroscience, University of Oxford
       
10.05 – 10.10     Discussion
       
10.10 – 10.45     Keynote address: What are we learning about supporting people with 
      dementia and those who care for them?
      Professor Eneida Mioshi 
      Professor of Dementia Care, University of East Anglia
       
10.45 – 10.50     Discussion
       
10.50 – 11.15     The future of the prevention of dementias 
      Professor Gill Livingston 
      Professor of Psychiatry in Older People, University College London
       
11.15 – 11.20     Discussion
       
11.20 - 11.50     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
       
11.50 – 12.15     What predicts missed diagnosis among people with dementia? 
      Professor Tom Dening
      Professor of Dementia Research, University of Nottingham
       
12.15 – 12.20     Discussion
       
12.20 - 12.45     New horizons for dementia from the Land of the Rising Sun
      Dr Iracema Leroi
      Professor of Clinical Dementia Research, University of Manchester
       
12.45 – 12.50     Discussion
       
12.50 - 14.00     Lunch and exhibition viewing
       
      Afternoon Chair: Professor Tom Arie, Professor Emeritus of Health Care of the  
Elderly, Nottingham University
       
14.00 - 14.30     The future of dementia and the law 
      Dr Jonathan Waite
      Clinical Lead for Dementia, NHS East Midlands, Former Consultant Psychiatrist 
      & Former Lord Chancellor's Visitor
       
14.30 - 14.35     Discussion
       
14.35 – 15.05     Quality and innovation in old age psychiatry: a historical perspective
      Dr Claire Hilton
      Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, Central and North West London NHS Foundation
      Trust
15.05 - 15.10    

Discussion

       
15.10 - 15.35     Communicating with the public on dementia
      Professor Michael Hornberger
      Head of Department & Professor of Applied Dementia Research, University of
       East Anglia
       
15.35 – 15.40     Discussion
       
15.40 – 16.05     Two clinical cases
      Dr Yasir Hameed
      Psychiatrist and Lecturer, University of East Anglia
       
16.05 - 16.10     Discussion
       
16.10 – 16.15     Closing comments & evaluations
       
16.15     Refreshments and close of conference