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Westin Bayshore * | Vancouver, CANADA
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Specialty: , Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology
Dates: From Oct, 3, 2013 to Oct, 5, 2013
Location: Vancouver, CANADA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 290 to 1100 CAD
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Westin Bayshore *

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Accreditation has been approved! 

Please see below for accreditation details. 

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Geriatrics Society.

American Medical Association

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada the Canadian Geriatrics Society designated this live educational activity "The 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia" for a maximum of 14.5 AMA PRA category 1 credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity”


Mainpro - M1

As an organization accredited to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development designates this educational program as meeting the accreditation criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 14.75 Mainpro-M1 credits. This program has been reviewed and approved by UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development. 

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Welcome to the official website of the Canadian Conference on Dementia.

Announcing the The 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia - A Must-Attend Event!

Dates:October 3 - 5, 2013

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Venue: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver


Welcome to the 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia which will be held in the beautiful city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Oct. 3-5, 2013. The 7th CCD organizing committee has put together an exciting program that has attracted a world renowned faculty of national and international speakers, featuring plenary and parallel sessions, a stimulating debate, interactive workshops as well as oral and poster research presentations.

In addition to an exceptional learning experience, the 7th CCD provides many opportunities for networking. Join us for the opening reception, meals, and an evening of fun and entertainment at the 7th CCD Gala.

Be sure not to miss the 7th CCD’s opening session on the evening of Thursday, October 3rd. Dr. Nina Kraus, Northwestern University, will address the impact of music on the aging brain. Dr. Peter Whitehouse, Case Western Reserve University, will discuss the arts as a therapeutic modality. The evening will close with a specially edited version for the 7th CCD of the documentary titled "Mind Alive" produced by Michael Rosatto-Bennett. This outstanding documentary explores the impact of individualized music playlists on nursing home residents. 


You can take a sneak preview of the film at


Highlights of the 7th CCD include:

-Symposium: "A Person-Centred Approach to Dementia Care"

-Debate: "Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease is Best Practice" with Dr. Peter Whitehouse and Dr. Randy Bateman 



All included in the price of a full registration, so don’t miss out!


Be part of the action, by submitting an abstract to the 7th CCD scientific committee and share your research with your colleagues. Abstracts will be considered for both oral and poster presentations. A $500.00 prize will be awarded to the author of the best abstract! This year, we will be offering extended poster sessions to facilitate knowledge exchange between researchers and clinicians. More information about abstract submission is available on the website.   



Dr. Ron Keren, 7th CCD Chair

Dr. Sandra Black, 7th CCD Co-Chair

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Submission Info

You will be contacted by August 26, 2013 if your abstract submission has been accepted. All abstracts will be presented as posters. The scientific committee will choose 5 posters for oral presentations during the conference. 

Regulations and Procedures for Abstract Submission:

1. Abstract submitters must be registered participants of the 7th CCD in order for their submission(s) to be reviewed. 

2. All abstract submissions must be made by the authors of the abstract. 

3. Authors may offer more than one abstract for submission. 

4. Presenting authors must be fully-paid CCD registrants. Abstracts attributed to presenting authors not registered by August 26, 2013 will be considered withdrawn. 

5. Abstracts must be 500 words or less. Scientific characters are acceptable. Diagrams and graphs will not be accepted. To upload your presentation, please follow the instructions on teh submission form. 

6. All abstracts are to be submitted online. Please refer to the information below. 

7. All those who submit must certify that their abstract is an original work and has not been, and will not be, published in a Canadian Journal prior to the 7th CCD. 

8. All abstracts that are approved will be presented as posters during the CCD poster session. Oral presentations are 10 minutes in duration. 

9. The official language of the 7th CCD is English. Translation services will not be provided. 


Poster Size: 6 x 3 landscape



We are pleased to announce that $500.00 will be awarded in recognition of the best abstract submitted in 2013. 

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The more opportunities you choose to sponsor, the greater the value you receive.  Sponsorship opportunities allow you to:
  • Interact with potential clients
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  • Make you mark as an industry leader
Sign up early as a major sponsor and take advantage of all of the marketing benefits, such as:
  • Your company logo placed on all printed conference materials including program brochures that will be mailed out to  rehab clinics, hospitals, physicians, clinicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals, policy makers and students from across Canada.
  • Your logo and website link attached to thousands of email updates about the conference.
  • Your logo and website link placed on the event website where thousands of potential delegates will visit to learn more about the conference.
  • Exhibit Booth:  Put your organization in direct contact with key decision makers in your industry for one-on-one networking in a professional, educational environment conducive to learning and conducting business.
  • Conference Bags:  Help attendees manage all important conference materials.  You will have your logo exclusively on each bag reminding delegates who to thank for these bags.
  • And many more…
For more information, please contact:
Jason Almeida
Sponsorship & Business Development Officer, Conference Services
Phone: 416-597-3422, ext. 3866
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Organising Agency

Contact: Dr. Ron Keren , 7th Canadian Conference on Dementia chair , UHN Conference Services

Phone: 416-597-3422, ext. 3693

Fax: 416-597-6202

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