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Canadian Conference on Dementia: Better and Earlier Detection of Dementia in a Changing Landscape
November 2 @ 8:00 am – November 4 @ 5:00 pm
The Canadian Conference on Dementia organizing committee is putting together an exciting program. The 11th CCD will take place in Downtown Toronto November 2-4, 2023. Online reservations for this event will open starting Spring of 2023!
This year’s theme is Better and Earlier Detection of Dementia in a Changing Landscape. The keynotes, plenaries, parallel sessions, and workshops will focus on multiple aspects of dementia diagnosis and management in the Canadian context, with a focus on diversity and change in dementia care and research. Specifically, sessions will address screening, diagnostic confirmation, delivery of diagnoses, cultural aspects of dementia, approaches to screening, leveraging caregiver and care partner input, supporting and integrating primary care, health system issues in early detection, novel therapeutics, and the role of biomarkers. Best practices and clinical pearls will be explored, including the presentation of three new sets of Canadian guidelines.
Review a broad and culturally-informed approach to dementia diagnosis and management
Explore the changing dementia landscape as it pertains to clinical care and research
Discuss health care system issues relevant to incorporating novel diagnostics and therapeutics