World Young Leaders in Dementia

WYLD: A network of passionate, young professionals working across disciplines and borders to develop innovative dementia solutions.

Fresh Perspectives

Bringing creative brainstorming, fresh perspectives, and novel solutions to the dementia field.

Contributing to Dementia Strategies

Incorporating the latest innovations in technology and research to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world.

Enabling a Culture of Collaboration

Providing a platform for idea exchange and shared projects to enable a culture of collaboration among the next generation of leaders in dementia.

Latest News & Blogs


How Design Can Help to Personalise Dementia Care

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About a week ago, I had the pleasure to meet Olivia Heeney, British WYLD member and designer, following her invitation to her BA Design Degree Show held in London featuring...
The Dementia Researcher Website - a new  and exciting place for young researchers

The Dementia Researcher Website – probably just what you’ve been looking for

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There is a new website that’s been made just for you. No cute cats, no celeb’s designed for Early Career Researchers in dementia. The Dementia Research website (click here)...

SPOTLIGHT on Katarzyna Hess-Wiktor

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Katarzyna (Kate) Hess-Wiktor, Ph.D., has committed her life to helping people with Dementia.  In addition to her work during her doctorate, she has since founded a company to support individuals...

Latest Events

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, 2018

July 2018 | Chicago, USA

Conference Dates: 22 – 26 July 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment, and improvements in diagnosis for Alzheimer’s disease.

More information on the conference here.


Alzheimer’s Disease International, 2018

July 2018 | Chicago, USA

Conference Dates: 26 – 29 July 2018

Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) is one of the largest international conferences on dementia, attracting over 1,000 delegates from over 100 countries. Featuring a range of international keynote speakers and a high standard of scientific and non-scientific content, the conference programme enables participants to learn about the latest advances in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and management of dementia.

More information on the conference here.

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