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Thursday 14th February 2018 

08.30 – 09.25     Registration and refreshments
       

09.25 – 09.30

   

Welcome and Introduction
Professor Alistair Burns, CBE, University of Manchester and
Professor John O’Brien, University of Cambridge

09.30 – 10.05

   

Keynote Address - The Dementia Research Institute: accelerating the discovery of new treatments for dementia
Professor Giovanna Mallucci, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Cambridge University 

10.05 – 10.10     Discussion
    

10.10 – 10.35

   

Use of CSF biomarkers for Dementia diagnosis
Professor Jonathan Schott, Professor of Neurology, University College London

10.35 – 10.40     Discussion
    

10.40 – 11.05

   

Use of imaging in Dementia
Professor John O'Brien, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

11.05 – 11.10     Discussion
    
11.10 – 11.40     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
 

11.40 – 12.05

   

Treatment for the less common dementias
Dr Matthew Jones, Consultant Neurologist, Salford

12.05 – 12.10     Discussion
    

12.10 – 13.20

   

Symposium – details to be confirmed

13.20 – 14.10     Lunch and exhibition viewing
       

14.10 – 14.35

   

Dementia: the role of General Practice
Dr Sam Creavin, General Practitioner & Clinical fellow, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol

14.35 - 14.40     Discussion
    

14.40 – 15.05

   

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

15.05 – 15.10     Discussion
       
15.10 – 15.30     Refreshments and exhibition viewing

15.30 – 15.55

   

People with Dementia in the Community
Dr Greta Rait, Reader in Primary Care, University College London

15.55 – 16.00     Discussion
    

16.00 – 16.35

   

What have NICE Guidelines taught us?
Professor Roy Jones, Professor and Director, Research Institute for the Care of Older people, Bath

16.35 – 16.40     Discussion
    
16.40     Networking reception and poster viewing
       
       
       

 Friday 15th February 2018   

09.00 – 09.30     Registration and refreshments
       

09.30 – 10.05

   

Keynote Address: What can epidemiology tell us about dementia 
Professor Carol Brayne, Professor of Epidemiology, University of Cambridge

10.05 – 10.10     Discussion
    

10.10 – 10.35

   

Ethical issues in dementia
Professor Julian Hughes, RICE Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Bristol & Research Institute for the Care of Older People

10.35 - 10.40     Discussion
    

10.50 – 11.15

   

Ears, eyes and brain: a crucible of multi-morbidity
in ageing
Dr Iracema Leroi, Professor of Psychiatry in Ageing and Dementia, University of Manchester

11.15 – 11.20     Discussion
   
11.20 – 11.50     Refreshments and exhibition viewing
       

11.50 – 12.15

   

Hospital Liaison Psychiatry
Dr Annabel Price, Consultant in Liaison Psychiatry for Older Adults, Addenbrooke's Hospital

12.15 – 12.20     Discussion
    

12.20 – 12.45

   

How to diagnose and manage delirium
Dr Emma Vardy, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Dementia and Delirium Lead, Salford Royal NHS foundation trust 

12.45 – 12.50     Discussion
       
12.50 – 14.00      Lunch and exhibition viewing
       

14.00 – 14.25

   

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - where next?
Alex Ruck-Keene, Solicitor

14.25 – 14.30     Discussion
    

14.30 – 14.55

   

Psychosocial interventions in Dementia
Professor Linda Clare, University of Exeter

14.55 – 15.00     Discussion
       
15.00 - 15.20     Refreshment break
       

15.20 – 15.45

   

Treatment of behavioural symptoms in dementia – recent evidence
Professor Dag Aarsland, Chair of Old Age Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London 

15.45 – 15.50     Discussion
    

15.50 – 16.15

   

The Lancet commission - the possibilities for prevention of dementia
Professor Gill Livingston, Professor of Psychiatry in Older People, University College, London

16.15 – 16.20     Discussion
       
16.20     Evaluations and closing comments