Call for abstracts: 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference

Alzheimer Europe and Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft invite you to submit abstracts for the upcoming 27th Alzheimer Europe Conference in Berlin, Germany.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations in English are welcome in the following categories:

  • Living with dementia – People with dementia, Carers of people with dementia, Sexuality and dementia, Migration and dementia
  • Dementia care – Post-diagnostic support, Residential care, Care training, Home care and support
  • Medical aspects – Diagnosis, Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia, People with dementia in hospitals, Treatment and management of dementia
  • Legal issues – Ethical issues linked to dementia research, Proxy-decision making systems, Ethics of assistive technologies, End-of-life care and decisions

Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft would also welcome abstracts in German for the following topics:

  • Seltene Demenzformen
  • Neue Wohnformen
  • Demenz und Autofahren

The call for abstracts will close on 30 April 2017. More information.

EFPC Webinar: Austrian Primary Care (21 February 2017 @ 12.30 CET)

The European Forum for Primary Care are organising their next webinar on the 21.02.2017, 12:30 (CET).

Reforms within Austrian primary care system try to changed its classical delivery approach where predominantly you could find GPs working as single-handed practitioners on a FFS-payment scheme towards a more multi-professional and interdisciplinary cooperation. Send an e-mail to for registration.

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Webinar “Disability policy in the EU”

ENIL (European Network on Independent Living) organises the webinar “Disability Policy in the EU” on 23rd February at 19.00h CET. Frank Sioen, ENIL Advocacy Officer, will lead the event to which everybody interested is invited! The current negotiations around the European Accessibility Act, among other topics, will be discussed. In order to register, please send an email to by 20 February. Please include your name, age and country of residence in your email.

European Brain Cuncil at TEDex Brussels

European Brain Council’s president Prof. David Nutt will be one of the presenters at the upcoming TEDx Brussels event on the 6th March.

The theme of 2017 event will be “No limits” – the world-class “speakers and artists will be forced to leave their comfort zone and take the audience into a breath-taking experience without borders”.

The event will take place at BOZAR and will start at 2pm. We do not know the exact timing of Prof. David Nutt’s talk and should you be interested, we will communicate this to you as soon as it is announced.

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