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The Dementia and Neurodegeneration Network Ireland (DNNI), in partnership with the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and SPHeRE (Structured Population and Health-services Research Education) will host their inaugural conference on 'Building Platforms for Sustainable Research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration'.

Neurodegenerative disease is recognised as a global health challenge - Ireland needs to invest in research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration, now and into the future, if we are to tackle this major health challenge. Through interdisciplinary collaboration, integrating knowledge and practice from diverse research traditions, we have the potential to radically improve interventions for neurodegenerative disease in relation to prevention, care and quality of life.


Join us on 30th November when we will discuss:

  • National and international research in Dementia and Neurodegeneration

  • Funding models for neurodegenerative research

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration

  • Ireland's National Dementia Strategy

  • Psychology of health beahviour change

  • Personal & Public Involvement (PPI) in research

Have Your Say - Join us for a roundtable discussion in the afternoon, followed by a presentation to a panel of experts for their feedback

Hear from a Research Participant - A research participant willt talk about their experience of taking part in a research project.

'Thesis in 3' Competition - Hear from SPHeRE Dementia Scolars when they present their research in 3 minutes with 3 slides - the audience will select the winner!


Hear from national & international speakers on the day:

Prof. Craig Ritchie: Professor of the Psychiatry of Aging and Director of the Centre for Dementia Prevention, University of Edinburgh. Associate Director of the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Edinburgh.

Dr. David Reynolds: Chief Scientific Officer, Alzheimer's Research UK.

Ms. Mary Manning: General Manager, National Dementia Office.

Prof. John Browne: SPHeRE Co-Director.

Dr. Anne Cody: Head of Clinical and Applied Biomedical Research, Health Research Board (HRB).

Dr. Stephen Hammell: Scientific Programme Manager, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI).


Who Is The Conference For?

The conference is for anyone with an interest in dementia/neurodegeneration research (spanning basic, clinical and population health/social science research), community & voluntary groups, policy-makers, funding agencies, people with a neurodegenerative condition, family carers and students with an interest in this area of research.


About DNNI

DNNI, which currently compises over 60 leading Irish academics in the field, strives to promote interdisciplinary collaboration, support better use of research and provide a collective voice for dementia and neurodegeneration researchers in the wider policy debate.


Venue

The Conference will take place in the Dining Hall at King’s Inns. The building can be accessed via Constitution Hill (you must use this entrance if driving) or Henrietta Street.

Parking

There is ample parking space for those driving to King’s Inns. You can only enter the grounds of King’s Inns by car from the Constitution Hill gates (by turning into the park at the gate lodge). Please check in with the security at the hut. You will be directed to park right up at the Dining Hall/Main Building.

If you approach King’s Inns on foot from Henrietta Street, you will pass the Library Building which is the last building on the street on the left–hand side. By walking through the archway/courtyard and turning to the right, you will arrive at the Dining Hall/Main Building.

Public Transport

Luas Red Line: Four Courts Stop, then approx. 600m via Church St. to Constitution Hill gate.

Dublin Bus: Bus Route 83, get off on Constitution Hill (Stop No. 1613 towards City Centre / Stop No. 1619 heading away from City Centre).

Dublin Bus routes that service Dublin 7 are: 11, 11A, 13A, 16, 41, 41B, 41C, 51A, 746, 83.



Where can I get more information?

Contact: Carol Rogan, DNNI Scientific Coordinator

Email: carol.rogan@alzheimer.ie

Mob: 086 145 1068

Tel: (01) 428 4531

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