Global dialogue on data sharing for dementia research
A global dialogue taking place on 9 June 2021 to explore advances made and the challenges that remain in data sharing for dementia research. It will be co-chaired by Dr Lara Mangravite, president of Sage Bionetworks, and Dr Tetsu Maruyama, executive director of the Alzheimer's Disease Data Initiative (ADDI) and a member of the World Dementia Council.
Global dialogue on health systems and dementia
A global dialogue on dementia and health systems will gather international leaders to discuss this area of focus as part of the dementia landscape project. This dialogue will be led by Dr Margaret Hamburg, an internationally recognized leader in public health and medicine and former Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration.
Global dialogue on dementia in low- and middle-income countries
This global dialogue in the dementia landscape project series took place on 11 March 2021. Chaired by Paola Barbarino and Meera Pattabiraman, the dialogue assessed what is to be done about ongoing and emerging challenges in developing regions of the world.
Global dialogue on clinical trials
This global dialogue was a follow up to the previous gathering of international dementia leaders in November and was held on 9 March 2021. It was chaired by Dr Maria Carrillo and Professor Philip Scheltens.
Global dialogue on technology for dementia
This global dialogue in the dementia landscape project series took place on 4 March 2021. Chaired by Jeremy Hughes and Vaibhav Narayan, this dialogue explored technology in prevention and the maintenance of brain health, technology to maintain and improve daily function, and technology that assists in the provision of patient-centred health and social care.
Global dialogue on prevention
This global dialogue in the dementia landscape project series took place on 9 February 2021. Chaired by Professor Kaarin Anstey and Professor Philippe Amouyel, it was held online and convened international dementia leaders to look at the latest research in risk reduction and implementation of public health policies targeted at prevention.
Global dialogue on care
This global dialogue in the dementia landscape project series took place on 5 February 2021. Chaired by Professor Brian Lawlor and Paul Hogan, it was held online and convened international dementia leaders to look at advances in care.
Global dialogue on biomarkers and treatments
This global dialogue in the dementia landscape project series took place on 18 November 2020. Chaired by Dr Maria Carrillo and Professor Philip Scheltens, it was convened online and gathered international dementia leaders to explore early detection and biomarkers as well as advances in treatment.
Summit 2019: Tokyo
On 18 October 2019, global leaders and the international dementia community reconvened in Tokyo, Japan for the WDC's one-day, high-level summit, organised with Janssen Neuroscience and the Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI).
DFIs roundtable: Sydney
As part of the project to present a global evidence base for dementia friendly initiatives, the WDC co-hosted a satellite roundtable event in Sydney, Australia, on 26 September 2019. Organised with the Government of Australia, international participants explored regional examples delivering dementia friendly initiatives.
FT dementia summit 2019
The WDC partnered with the Financial Times for a dementia summit in London on 18 September 2019. We explored the latest advances in diagnosis and treatments, whilst addressing the challenges facing those responsible for bringing new ideas to life.
DFIs roundtable: Los Angeles
As part of the project to present a global evidence base for dementia friendly initiatives, the WDC co-hosted a satellite roundtable event in Los Angeles, United States, on 16 July 2019. The event was organized with AARP and brought together stakeholders from across the world to discuss how dementia friendly programs are simultaneously seeking to change society whilst providing support for people with dementia.
Summit 2018: London
On 5 December 2018, global leaders and the international dementia community came together once again in London, UK for the WDC's five-year progress summit, organised with the Wellcome Trust and Janssen Neuroscience.
Through building global networks, we bring together individuals and organizations at our international events, summits and global dialogues to facilitate better collaboration. Together we agree to share goals and raise the profile of tackling dementia internationally.