An adult son and his father by a lake
The 17th Alzheimer’s Australia Biennial National Dementia Conference is currently open for online registration. Earlybird rates available until 18 July 2017.
The foyer of the Melbourne Convention Centre
Don’t miss your opportunity to align your organisation with the national peak body for dementia and its state and territory organisations.
Call for Abstracts
An elderly woman sitting on a couch with a hand held device
‘Be the change’ with this unique opportunity to explore leading approaches to supporting people living with dementia to live engaging and rewarding lives.
Degraves St, a Melbourne laneway famous for its cafes and bars
Visit the world's most liveable city and see why Melbourne has retained that reputation for six years in a row.
Key Dates
  • Call for abstracts now open
  • Registration now open
  • Call for abstracts closes28 April 2017
  • Authors notified of shortlisting23 June 2017
  • Shortlisted authors to submit video presentations19 July 2017
  • Oral Presentation confirmation4 August 2017
  • Earlybird and presenter registration deadline31 August 2017
  • Dementia2017 Conference17-20 October
Speakers Alan Duffy and Christine Bryden
The inspiring conference program is taking shape with Keynote Speakers being confirmed.
Abstract Themes
Abstract Themes
Across all the themes we are interested in hearing about how the needs of specific groups are being addressed.

Contact Us

If you are living with dementia or caring for someone living with dementia; would like to talk to someone about this conference or have other questions - please call the National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500, or visit the