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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019

Time Program Title
15:00–16:00 REGISTRATION
16:00-16:30 Opening Remarks
16:30-17:15 An Overview of The U.S. Alzheimer’s Association Best Clinical Practices Workgroup AADx-CPG Multidisciplinary Guidelines for the Evaluation Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Alireza Atri
17:15-18:00 Dementia Care in the Age of the Tech Enabled Consumer
Ronald Riesenbach
18:00-19:00 Championing Co-Researchers in Partnership with the File Hills Qu'Appelle Tribal Council 
Carrie Bourassa
19:00-21:00 OPENING RECEPTION

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019

Time Program Title
7:00–8:00 BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
8:00-8:15 Opening Remarks
8:15 – 8:45 Cannabis and Dementia: Weeding out the evidence
Krista L. Lanctôt
8:45 – 9:30 Medical Assistance in Dying Through the Lens of Dementia
Jocelyn Downie
9:30 – 10:00 The 5th Canadian Consensus Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia (CCCDTD5): Impact on clinical practice
Serge Gauthier
10:00–10:30 MORNING BREAK, SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR & POSTER VIEWING
10:30-12:00
Parallel Session 1 (Services & Systems) Parallel Session 2 (Research Updates)
10:30-11:00
Human Rights and Dementia: The First Canadian Charter of Rights for People with Dementia and Why it Matters
Marilyn Taylor & Mary Schulz
"What Do We Do Now for Dementia Pharmacology?”
Howard Chertkow
11:00-11:30
The Stake Holder Inclusion in Practice Change Project - Improving person-Centred Care during Mealtimes in LTC
Sienna Caspar
Intensive Blood Pressuring Lowering for Preventing Dementia: Does it Work and Is It Safe?
Eric Smith
11:30-12:00
The Quality of Primary Care and Use of Services of People Living with Dementia
Isabelle Vedel
Combination Biomarkers to Guide Combination Therapeutics: Can we embrace complexity along the pathway to precision medicine in dementia
Sandra Black
12:00-13:30 LUNCH BREAK, SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR & POSTER VIEWING
13:30-15:00
Parallel Session 3 (Clinical Care) Parallel Session 4 (Diagnosis & Treatment)
13:30-14:00
Optimizing Supportive End-of-Life Care for Frail Older Adults Living with Dementia in Long-Term-Care 
Jayna Holroyd-Leduc
How to Investigate Neurocognitive Disorders in Primary Care
Christian Bocti
14:00-14:30
Is history repeating itself? The case against antipsychotics in persons living with dementia
Zahra Goodarzi & Jennifer Watt
It’s All About the Approach
David Tang-Wai
14:30-15:00
The Impact of GAIN Interprofessional Teams: The development and rapid regional deployment of Geriatric Medicine supported model of seniors care with Nurse Practitioners as most responsible provider 
K. Jennifer Ingram & Stacey Hawkins
Parkinsonism in Dementia: A clinical approach to diagnosis and management
Mario Masellis
15:00-15:30 AFTERNOON BREAK, SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR & POSTER VIEWING
15:30-16:15 What Should we do to Prevent Dementia?
Gill Livingston
16:15-16:45 Improving the Quality of Life and Care of Persons Living with Dementia and their Caregivers: Preparing for a Canadian dementia strategy
Howard Bergman
19:00-23:00 GALA DINNER
Museum of Civilization

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

Time Program Title
7:00 – 8:00 BREAKFAST & REGISTRATION
8:00-8:15 Opening Remarks
8:15-8:45 Integrating Cognition and Behaviour in Dementia Detection
Zahinoor Ismail
8:45–9:45 New and Notable - Oral Research Presentations
9:45-11:00 Concurrent Workshops – Session 1
11:00–11:30 MORNING BREAK, SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR & POSTER VIEWING
11:30–12:45 Concurrent Workshops – Session 2
12:45 – 13:45 LUNCH BREAK, SPONSOR/EXHIBITOR & POSTER VIEWING
12:45 – 13:45 Meet the Professor Session
13:45 – 15:00 Debate: Be it resolved that one third of dementia cases can be prevented within the next 25 years by non-pharmacological means
Manuel Montero-Odasso - Opposing view
Gill Livingston - Affirmative view

Workshops for Saturday, October 5, 2019

Workshop Workshop Title
1A (AM only)
French
Êtes-vous apte à évaluer l’inaptitude?
Elisabeth Azuelos
1B (PM only)
French
L ‘organisation des Soins en Première Ligne: Une approche pratique pour optimiser la prise en charge des TNC
Claude Patry
2  (English AM & French PM) Major Neurocognitive Disorders Associated with Alcohol Abuse
Christian Bocti
3 Case studies in advance requests for medical assistance in dying in Canada
Jocelyn Downie
4 Title TBC: Big data
Geoff Anderson
5 When Artificial Intelligence Meets Radiology: Novel biomarkers for dementia prognosis
Simon Ducharme
6 Optimizing the Detection of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Persons Experiencing Dementia
Zahra Goodarzi
7 Assessment and Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Dementia: Evidence and Recent Advances
Dallas Seitz & Corinne Fischer
8 Atypical Neurocognitive Disorders are not that Obscure Anymore...
Robert Laforce
9 The Neurological Examination for the Evaluation of Dementia
David Tang-Wai
10 Beyond Cognitive Enhancers: Practical tips to optimize medications for persons with dementia in primary care
Linda Lee & Tejal Patel
11
Driving Assessment in People with Dementia
Gary Naglie

Meet the Professor for Saturday, October, 5, 2019

Session Meet the Professor Topics and Facilitators
1 ATN Framework for AD Diagnosis
Serge Gauthier
2 Publishing Your Findings – a guide for junior authors
Eric Smith
3 Cannabis: an open discussion of use in dementia.
Krista Lanctot
4 Death Cafe
Jocelyn Downie
5 Attend this Session to Increase your Grant Success Rate
Simon Ducharme
6
(French)
La Prise en Charge de Symptômes Comportementaux et Psychologiques de la Démence (SCPD) Complexes
Marie-Andree Bruneau
7 Is Mindfulness a Panacea for Managing Depressive Symptoms in Older People at Risk of Cognitive Decline?
Carol Hudon
8 Getting Ahead in the Era of Network Science 
Sandra Black
9 Genetic and Sporadic Forms of Dementia: Case records from Sunnybrook
Mario Masellis
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Important Dates

Call for Abstracts
Opens: February 15, 2019
Closes: June 28, 2019

Abstract Acceptance
August 2019

Hotel Room Booking Deadline
September 3, 2019

10th CCD Conference
October 3-5, 2019

Event Location

Québec City Convention Centre
Centre des congrès de Québec
1000 Boulevard René-Lévesque E.
Québec, QC G1A 1B4 Canada
 (418) 644-4000

Information

Registration Inquiries
conferences@uhn.ca
416-597-3422 x3448

Scientific Inquiries

Dr. Zahinoor Ismail
ismailz@ucalgary.ca

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