Kate Swaffer

Kate Swaffer

Kate Swaffer is a humanitarian, an advocate and activist for people living with dementia, and a widely published academic, author and poet. She is the 2017 SA Australian of the Year. In 2016, she received the University of Wollongong’s Alumni Social Impact Award and was named as one of Westpac/Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence. Kate is Chair, CEO and co-founder of Dementia Alliance International, a global group for people living with dementia, a member of the World Dementia Council, and a board member and Regional Ambassador for South-East Asia of Alzheimer’s Disease International.

Key Dates
  • Registration now open
  • Call for abstracts closed28 April 2017
  • Authors notified of shortlisting4 August 2017
  • Earlybird and presenter registration deadline31 August 2017
  • Dementia2017 Conference17-20 October
fightdementia.org.au

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, onlinesupport@alzheimers.org.au or visit the www.helpwithdementia.org.au.