Speeches

Speeches given by Alzheimer's Disease International staff, board members and affiliates.

Global perspectives of dementia care and creating dementia-friendly communities

14 September 2016

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman of Alzheimer's Disease Association on the occasion of the World Alzheimer's Month Celebration event by Alzheimer's Disease Chinese and the China Population Welfare Foundation. 

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Dementia friendly communities: Principles information sheet (PDF)

Principles information sheet - Simplified Chinese (PDF)

Presentation to UN Committee On The Rights Of Persons With Disabilities

25 August 2016

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman and Peter Mittler, Human Rights Adviser, Dementia Alliance International
Side Event to 16th Session of the Committee

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Dementia: Global progress, local action

20 November 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
18th Asia Pacific Regional Conference of Alzheimer's Disease International

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Dementia: The global scene

25 October 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
2015 Alzheimer’s Disease Chinese (ADC) Annual Meeting on Dementia Care

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Dementia Friendly Communities: Global initiatives and future directions

23 October 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
25th Anniversary Celebration of Alzheimer's Disease Association of Singapore

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Statement on Strategy and Plan of Action on Dementia in Older Persons

30 September 2015

Presented by Marc Wortmann, Executive Director
PAHO 54th Directing Council, Washington, D.C., USA, 28 September-2 October 2015

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Dementia: Global perspectives and priorities

17 September 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
World Alzheimer's Month Webinar, Dementia Alliance International

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Dementia: The global scene and lessons for Australia

24 August 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
Catholic Health Australia National Conference, Canberra, Australia

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Global Progress: Local Impact

1 June 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman
Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Awareness Week Conference, Glasgow, Scotland

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Dementia Past, Present and Future

16 April 2015

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman Elect
Alzheimer's Disease International conference, Perth, Australia

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Opening address - WHO Ministerial Conference

17 March 2015

Presented by Kate Swaffer, Dementia Alliance International
WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia
Geneva

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How can we ensure that national dementia plans support caregivers?

17 March 2015

Presented by Dr Jacob Roy, Chairman
WHO Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia
Geneva

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Consumer empowerment and service delivery

8 November 2014

Presented by Glenn Rees AM, Chairman Elect
ADI Asia Pacific Regional Conference
India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

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Future Directions in Dementia Policy

4 October 2014

Presented by Glenn Rees, AM, Chairman Elect
Taipei

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