University of Glasgow Dementia Conference

18th November 2017

John McIntyre Building, University of Glasgow


The Glasgow University Dementia Society are pleased to announce the first University of Glasgow Dementia Conference on the 18th of November.

The event is open to students and professionals from all areas of medicine and science who have an interest in geriatrics, palliative medicine, psychology, neuroscience or old age psychiatry. The day will include a full day of guest lecturers and workshops delivered by leading academics in the field. Confirmed so far are Professor Tobin who will be discussing his research into Dementia models, Dr Ellis on Adaptive Communication in Dementia, Professor Stott who will give an insight into delirium in the acute hospital & workshops in cognitive assessment in delirium and palliative care. The day will end with a Dementia friends session, enabling all delegates to become trained Dementia friends!

The conference is endorsed by Doctors Academy, The British Geriatrics Society & MDU, and all attendees will receive certificates of attendance.

Lunch and refreshments are included.


  • Professor Andrew Tobin, professor of molecular pharmacology at The University of Glasgow
  • Professor David J Stott, chair of geriatric medicine, The university of Glasgow
  • Dr Maggie Ellis, The University of St Andrews

Organising Committee

University of Glasgow Dementia Society Committee

  • President: Dean McAvoy
  • Vice-President: Fiona McKirdy
  • Secretary: Natalie Clark
  • Treasurer: Nat Quail
  • College Reps: Natalie Clark, Kasia Mojeścik
  • Social Media Rep: Ming Huay Chin
  • Conference Organisers: Fiona McKirdy and Natalie Clark
  • Fundraising Committee: Ming Huay Chin, Khai Syuen, Lucy Robson, Makhib Choudkhuri, Kasia Mojeścik

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 18th November 2017
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John McIntyre Building, University of Glasgow
Course Fee £ 5.00
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 42
Dress code Professional/Semi-formal
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