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2018 International Conference

Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation

June 20-22, 2018
Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
Banff, Alberta, Canada


Join the world’s research and translation experts at this international conference on Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation, taking place June 20-22, 2018 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

Held for the first time in 2016, this biennial conference brings together experts from around the world to share knowledge and discuss the research and translational tools required to improve the prevention, detection, intervention, and management of dementia and to promote healthier brain and cognitive aging.

  • Biomarkers in healthy brain aging and dementia
  • Neurodegeneration and brain connectivity
  • Animal models of neurodegeneration and dementia
  • Exercise and cognitive interventions
  • Applied research in dementia
ABSTRACTS: Submissions now closed
REGISTRATION: Open! Early bird deadline is May 18, 2018


2016 International Conference

May 24-27, 2016
The Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada

Promoting Healthy Brain Aging and Preventing Dementia: Research and Translation, the first international conference hosted by Campus Alberta Neuroscience and the Alberta Healthy Brain Aging and Dementia research community, was held May 24-27th 2016. Over 150 attendees, including researchers, physicians, policymakers, trainees and members of the community, from Alberta, Canada and around the world, convened in Banff, AB to join in the conversation on the latest in healthy brain aging and dementia research. New connections and information exchange were facilitated through keynote addresses by prominent national and international researchers, speaker and poster sessions, networking opportunities, and a panel discussion.

Topics of presentation and discussion at the Conference focused on:
  • Brain and cognitive resilience in aging
  • Vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Risk factors and novel diagnostics
  • Exercise and cognitive interventions for healthy brain aging and prevention of dementia
  • Applied research in dementia