International Dementia Conference November 2015 Birmingham

  • Dementia Services Development Centre
  • Care and Dementia Show
  • Care Show & Dementia Care Show

Learn from leading international dementia experts at the International Dementia Conference

3-4 November 2015

  • Reyes GonzalesPROF. JUNE ANDREWS Director Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling
  • Reyes GonzalesPROF. ALISTAIR BURNS National Clinical Director for Dementia, NHS England
  • Margaret FinnDAME JOAN BAKEWELL Baroness, House of Lords
  • Dr. Sahed KhanPROF. TARA CORTES Executive Director, The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
  • Dr. John IzzoPROF. TIMOTHY KWOK Director of Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Dr. Sridhar Vaitheswaran DR. SRIDHAR VAITHESWARAN MD MRCPsych, Consultant Psychiatrist, Schizophrenia Research Foundation
For the first time, the International Dementia Conference will bring together leading figures from around the globe and from a variety of different industry backgrounds to learn and share ideas on the best ways to tackle this global issue.

Key reasons to attend


  • Learn about best practice dementia care from international speakers
  • Identify trends that your organisation will need to tackle in the future
  • Source new innovations and suppliers that can help your clients or patients
  • Networking opportunities with your colleagues and peers
  • Be part of a prestigious awards ceremony on the evening of 3rd November

Who should attend?

  • Care home and homecare providers
  • Social care professionals
  • NHS professionals including nursing staff
  • GP’s and other primary care workers
  • Researchers
  • Allied health professionals including occupational therapists
  • Technology specialists, designers and architects
  • Housing providers

If you’re involved in healthcare or work with people with dementia and want to know how to better serve and care for them, then you will benefit from attending this brand new conference, supported and led by the University of Stirling’s internationally respected Dementia Services Development Centre.

What’s on offer

Take away best practice tips from thought leaders from across the world and find out about the latest changes in dementia care that could help you to better serve your clients, patients, family or yourself. 

You will learn:

  • Best practice dementia care from international speakers
  • Future trends that your organisation needs to prepare to tackle
  • New innovations and suppliers that can help your clients or patients

The conference will run alongside the Care & Dementia Show 2015, giving you the chance to meet new and inspirational providers of products and services for those working in dementia care today.

Conference Programme

The conference programme will feature a series of individual talks, panel discussions and practical case studies highlighting the recent trends related to the following issues: 

  • Money (financing old age) 
  • Living with Dementia
  • Research Design 
  • Best practice in care homes 
  • Families, faith and communities 
  • Care at home 
  • Innovation 
  • Learning from overseas 
  • Training and education 
  • Inspection and regulation 
  • Law and ethics 
  • Art and culture


The VoxThe conference will take place at The Vox a newly constructed conference centre, just a short walk to the NEC, Birmingham. The Vox brings together first class facilities in a great location, minutes from the NEC. It’s the perfect venue choice and one where we can provide extra support
for carers and delegates with dementia. 

Plan your journey to the venue.

A prestigious awards ceremony will also take place at The Vox on the evening of 3rd November.


Contact us

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We are creating an unparalleled opportunity to challenge assumptions about dementia care, as well as explore innovations. International headline speakers will emphasise the importance of creativity, technology and focusing on what really makes a difference.