International Dementia Conference

Engage 2019 – 11th International Dementia Conference

1st & 2nd April, Croke Park, Dublin

First Speakers Announced

Prof Elizabeth MacKinlay, an international leader in the area of ageing and spirituality, is a keynote speaker on Day 1 and will deliver a set of masterclass on Day 2. She will be speaking on ageing and spirituality, spiritual reminiscence and ageing, ethics and palliative care.

Prof Knut Engedal, is a leader in Dementia research in Norway and a key advisor for the Norwegian dementia strategy

Dana Walrath, is a proponent of stories and art of methods of teaching and healing. Her graphic memoir series, Aliceheimer’s, details her experiences of her mother Alice moving in with her after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s

Ireland’s largest annual dementia event

  • Featuring expert speakers from Ireland and abroad
  • Showcasing best practice nationwide
  • Opportunity to network with 300+ peers
  • Large exhibition hall

Plenary & Parallel Sessions Day 1

Interactive workshops and masterclasses Day 2


Academic partner


Main Sponsor

Conference Advisory Panel



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