AAIC® Satellite Symposium | May 15-16, 2024 | Cape Town, South Africa, and Online

AAIC® Satellite Symposium

Explore emerging dementia research in Africa and network with others with shared interests.

About the Conference

AAIC Satellite Symposium convened the dementia science community in Africa. Leaders in the field from across Africa met to discuss how advances in public health, diagnosis and treatment can be applied within the region.

This meeting is part of the year-round learning opportunities offered by the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) and is hosted in collaboration with the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) and the Atlantic Fellows for Equity in Brain Health.

View the 2024 conference program.

Research Themes

All were invited to submit abstracts on the latest findings in dementia research. Areas of interest included:

  • Basic science and pathogenesis.
  • Biomarkers.
  • Clinical manifestations.
  • Drug development.
  • Public health.
  • Dementia care and psychosocial factors.
  • Dementia care practice.

Scientific Program Committee

  • Tracey Naledi, Chair
  • Adesola Ogunniyi, Chair
  • Biniyam Ayele
  • Hany Ibrahim
  • Jean Ikanga
  • Brian Lawlor
  • Lingani Mbakile Mahlanza
  • Mahmoud Maina
  • Damali Martin
  • Noeline Nakasujja
  • David M. Ndetei
  • Khanyo Ngcobo
  • Kirti Ranchod

Hosted in Collaboration With:

Global Brain Health Institute logo
Atlantic Fellows logo

AAIC Satellite Symposium is co-hosted with the Global Brain Health Institute. Learn more about GBHI and sign up to receive the newsletter.


Companies interested in sponsoring future conferences can contact Tommy Morris, senior director of Corporate Initiatives, at tomorris@alz.org.

Conference Details

Date: May 15-16, 2024
Location: Cape Town, South Africa, and online

Conference registrants can access the virtual presentations through June 17, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. CDT (North America).

Enter the Conference

Go Beyond the Conference

Network and collaborate year-round with ISTAART, a global community of scientists, clinicians and dementia professionals who are working to advance Alzheimer’s and dementia research and treatment.


Join the Conversation


We use cookies to improve your experience on this website. Learn about options for managing your personal data in our Privacy Policy.