Technology and Dementia
Saturday, July 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Washington, D.C., United States
(Location to be announced)
Technology and Dementia, a preconference to the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), convenes researchers in the technological field working to improve the standard of living for all those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. 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 will be featured.
The preconference is organized by the Technology Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment ISTAART)
- Arlene Astell, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Toronto, Canada & University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
- Jesse Hoey, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- Christopher Nugent, University of Ulster, Londonderry, United Kingdom
- Frank M. Webbe, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla., United States
The agenda and speakers are to be announced.
Researchers invested in the development and validation of technological resources for individuals affected by dementia.
Technology and Dementia is a preconference to AAIC 2015. Preconferences require a separate registration fee in addition to AAIC conference registration or it may be purchased as a stand-alone event. View registration information.
The Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) is a professional society for individuals interested in Alzheimer's and dementia science—including scientists, physicians and other professionals involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
ISTAART membership makes AAIC even better: receive discounted registration, participate in professional interest areas (PIA), attend PIA Day scientific sessions (Saturday, July 18), and attend exclusive member-only scientific and networking events. Members also receive ongoing benefits throughout the year, including a monthly subscription to Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, free online access to Neurobiology of Aging, access to the online career center, monthly e-newsletters, networking forums, and extended LOI deadlines for the Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program.
Non-members are encouraged to learn more and join ISTAART. Non-members may select "Member +Plus" or "Student Member +Plus" as their AAIC registration category to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration at the member rate. New members only.
Registration now open
Are you interested in being a part of the largest Alzheimer’s and dementia conference in the world? Registration is now open for AAIC 2015! Reserve your spot prior to May 15 to take advantage of early-bird pricing.