Technology and Dementia
Saturday, July 21, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Technology and Dementia, a preconference to the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), will convene researchers using technological based research, including mobile technology, home-based technology and social networking, to apply innovative study design and potential solutions to Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia research. The program consists of invited speakers, as well as oral and poster presentations from submitted abstracts.
The preconference is organized by the Technology Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART).
The agenda will be posted at a later date.
The ISTAART Technology PIA Business Meeting will take place immediately following the Technology and Dementia Preconference at 4:15 p.m.
Researchers invested in the development and validation of technological resources for individuals affected by dementia.
Technology and Dementia is a preconference to AAIC 2018. Preconferences require a separate registration fee in addition to AAIC full conference registration or it may be purchased as a stand-alone event. Registration will open in February.
The Alzheimer's Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer's Research and Treatment (ISTAART) is a professional society for individuals interested in Alzheimer's and dementia science—including scientists, physicians and other professionals involved in the causes and treatments of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. ISTAART membership makes AAIC even better: receive discounted registration, participate in professional interest areas (PIA), attend PIA Day scientific sessions (Saturday, July 21) and attend exclusive member-only scientific and networking events. Members also receive ongoing benefits throughout the year, including an online monthly subscription to Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, free online access to Neurobiology of Aging, access to the online career center, monthly e-newsletters, networking forums and extended LOI deadlines for the Alzheimer's Association International Research Grant Program.
Non-members are encouraged to learn more and join ISTAART. Non-members may also join ISTAART during AAIC registration -- select "Member +PLUS" or "Student Member +PLUS " as the AAIC registration category to purchase one year of ISTAART membership in addition to AAIC registration at the member rate. Available to new members only.
The Scientific Program Committee is now accepting submissions for poster presentations, oral presentations and featured research sessions. Submission deadline is January 29. Need more time? Become an ISTAART member and extend your deadline until February 2.