2020 New Zealand Dementia Research, Education & Care Summit
Feb 28, 9:15 AM
Sudima Lake Rotorua
LEARNINGS FROM GLOBAL & LOCAL EXPERTS...
This one-day symposium showcases current dementia research activities and contemporary dementia educational opportunities in Australia and New Zealand.
For the inaugural 2020 event the main focus is on population-level prevention, indigenous population needs - in particular Te Ao Māori and dementia; other current research in the areas of cause and care; innovation; and education.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This event will be of value to anyone involved in an aspect of dementia awareness, prevention, knowledge and care activities. The programme is targeted to the professional development and information needs of healthcare professionals, policymakers, industry leaders and decisionmakers, researchers and lifelong learners. It provides an opportunity for attendees to renew and create connections across a broad cross-section of public, private and community sector organisations with event attendees being Board Members, Directors, CEOs, managers, healthcare professionals, frontline and ancillary support staff.
Mihi Whakatau / Opening Welcome Address
Professor Fran McInerney Part I: Overview of the Wicking Centre and main research programs Prevention: Dementia trajectory - Includes population Health, and projects that are meeting needs of Aboriginal populations
Professor Fran McInerney Part 2: A public health approach to dementia knowledge and prevention. Lessons from working on an island. Cause: Translational neuroscience and Care: Translational Health Services
Speaker Announced Soon
Morning Tea Break
Afternoon Tea Break
Prof Ngaire Kerse Te Puāwaitanga O Ngā Tapuwae Kia ora Tonu / Life & Living in Advanced Age, a Living in Advanced Age, a Cohort Study inNew Zealand - LiLACS NZ. Te Ao Māori and Dementia as prepared by Dr Makarena Dudley
Panel Discussion: The "Bigger Picture" - research direction and hopes for the future