Alzheimer Scotland’s National Conference

Alzheimer Scotland’s national conference will take place on Monday 1st June at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Glasgow. Our early bird rate has been extended until 17th April and we’re delighted to offer AHPs our membership ticket price of £95.


This year our theme is ‘Global Progress – Local Impact’ and focuses on local, national and international developments in dementia policy, research and practice. Over 500 delegates are expected to attend. This is a great opportunity to find out what’s happening internationally in your field of interest: from art therapy to acute care, technology to human rights. Speakers include:

  • Glenn Rees – Chair, Alzheimer’s Disease International
  • Jean Georges – Executive Director, Alzheimer Europe
  • Magdalena Schamberger – Co-Founder, Artistic Director and CEO of Hearts & Minds
  • Dr Mayumi Hayashi – Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, Institute of Gerontology, King’s College London
  • Sinead Finan – National Cognitive Stimulation Co-ordinator, Alzheimer Society of Ireland
  • Prof Craig Ritchie – Professor of Psychiatry & Aging, University of Edinburgh
  • Michelle Miller – National Improvement Advisor, Scottish Government
  • Dr. Ann-Charlotte Nedlund – Senior Lecturer, Centre for Dementia Research (CEDER) & Institute for the Study of Aging and Later Life (NISAL), Department of Social and Welfare Studies, Linköping University

Plus many more from across the globe.


You can see our full programme and book your ticket here – .  Student rates are available for this event. Please email for further information.



Kirsty Yanik, Alzheimer Scotland’s PR & Information Manager


Kirsty has worked with the organisation for almost nine years. For the past eight years she has led on Alzheimer Scotland’s PR & media activity and has also been closely involved in the charity’s campaigns and general awareness-raising.


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