Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions still being in place for some regions of the world, the World Dementia Council met for the 16th time on 13 September 2021 and took place virtually. The council reviewed the ongoing work of the dementia landscape project and set out plans for further work in 2021 and into 2022.
Whilst originally planned to be hosted by AAIC20 as part of this year's conference in Amsterdam, the World Dementia Council met for the 15th time on 31 July 2020 via a virtual meeting. The WDC was moved online along with the conference due to Covid-19.
Hosted by Alzheimer's Association at AAIC19, the World Dementia Council met for the 14th time on 18 July 2019 in Los Angeles, US. The council reviewed its ongoing projects around dementia friendly initiatives and data sharing, and set out plans for further work in 2020.
Hosted by Alzheimer's Society (UK), the World Dementia Council met for the 13th time on 8 October 2018 in London, UK. The council agreed to host a five-year progress summit with the Wellcome Trust and Janssen Neuroscience later in the year.
Hosted by HGPI, the World Dementia Council met for the 12th time on 13-14 March 2018 in Tokyo, Japan. The council reviewed its international work to realise the 2025 ambitions.
The World Dementia Council met for the 11th time on 20-21 July 2017 in London, UK.
Hosted by the OECD, the World Dementia Council met for the 10th time on 27-28 February 2017 in Paris, France.
The World Dementia Council meets once a year. Since it was established, the council has met regularly to review the international dementia agenda and progress towards the 2025 goals. Council meetings are attended by council members and associate members, as well as other invited observers.