Cancelled - Alzheimer’s Research UK Annual Conference
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*Please note this event has been cancelled for 2020*

Key Information

International Convention Centre Wales on 17-18 March 

Conference registration closes on 31 January 2020.


Join Alzheimer's Research UK at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales, to hear the latest findings in dementia research at the UK’s largest dementia research conference.

Taking place on the 17-18 March 2020, the Conference is a fantastic chance to gain insights from basic researchers through to clinical colleagues. Last year the Conference attracted nearly 500 attendees and, as in previous years, we expect the meeting to fill up fast so book early to avoid disappointment!

See the scientific programme for a full list of talks including keynote speakers

Early Careers Day

In addition to the main Conference, we will be holding an Early Careers Day on Monday 16 March. This day is specifically designed to support those starting their careers in dementia research, with parallel sessions for PhD students as well as postdocs and Fellows. You will have the opportunity to meet colleagues from across the UK, followed by a networking event in the evening.

The Early Careers Day programme has been formulated by Early Career Representatives from the Wales, Bristol and Bath, and South West Network Centres.

Early Careers Representatives:

  • Dr Isabel Castanho, Exeter
  • Josh Harvey, Exeter
  • Dr Talitha Kerrigan, Exeter
  • Dr Georgina Menzies, Cardiff
  • Dr Adele Pryce-Roberts, Cardiff
  • Dr George Stothart, Bath

Scientific Programme

This year’s programme has been formulated by a Scientific Committee comprising members of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Bristol and Bath, Wales, and South West Network Centres.

Scientific Committee members:

  • Dr Liz Coulthard, Bristol (Chair)
  • Prof Nick Allen, Cardiff
  • Dr Jon Brown, Exeter
  • Prof Myra Conway, UWE
  • Prof Lesley Jones, Cardiff
  • Prof Roy Jones, Bath
  • Dr Julien Licchesi, Bath
  • Prof David Llewellyn, Exeter
  • Prof Seth Love, Bristol
  • Dr Katie Lunnon, Exeter
  • Dr Claudia Metzler-Baddeley, Cardiff
  • Dr Matt Roser, Plymouth

If you have any queries about the Conference, please contact