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Technology and Dementia (formerly ETAC)

Saturday, July 12, 2014
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Copenhagen, Denmark
(exact location to be announced)


Technology and Dementia, a preconference to AAIC 2014, convenes researchers in the technological field working to improve the standard of living for those all those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. Formerly, this meeting was hosted as a conference of the Alzheimer’s Association Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer Care (ETAC) grant program. Technology and Dementia will feature research projects that utilize mobile technology, home-based technology and social networking to positively impact care and support for individuals with dementia as well as the care partner.

This preconference is organized by the Technology Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART). With a growing membership base, ISTAART connects researchers to their peers and the latest news in the field. Join today to access networking opportunities and member benefits. Once you are a member of ISTAART, PIA membership comes at no additional cost—add PIAs to your membership when you join.

Session Topics

The agenda and speakers will be posted at a later date.

Target audience

Researchers invested in the development and validation of technological resources for individuals affected by dementia.


Technology and Dementia is a preconference to AAIC 2014. Preconferences require a separate registration fee in addition to AAIC or may be purchased as a stand-alone event. Register now.


Arlene Astell, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Toronto, Canada & University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Jesse Hoey, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Jeffrey Kaye, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon., United States
Alex Mihailidis, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Christopher Nugent, University of Ulster, Londonderry, United Kingdom
Frank M. Webbe, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida., United States

Where the world reveals the latest dementia research • Copenhagen, Denmark • July 12-17, 2014