World Young Leaders in Dementia

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

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Fresh Perspectives

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

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Contributing to Dementia Strategies

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

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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

The grand entrance to the Excel Centre, this site of this year's AAIC meeting.

Alzheimer Association International Conference –

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So, it’s the last full day of events at AAIC 2017. And I’m still finding new insights across the whole breadth of dementia. The day started with a session on…

Sweet Home Chicago!

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference – day 3

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I can’t let this blog go by without saying something about transport. This is not a criticism of the conference, but more about my choice to commute most days from…

William, myself, Clare, Maelenn and Majlenn (apologies for the spelling!) on the balcony overlooking the Thames at the DRI reception

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference – day 2

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Another breathtaking day of conferencing! I managed to make it for the 8am session today, catching up first off with the incredible Cognitive Function and Aging (CFAS) study. I have…

Latest Events

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), 2017

July 2017 | London, UK

Conference Dates: 16 – 20 July 2017

Follow-up workshop of the Japanese ADI event in April to produce a report on evaluation indicators for Dementia Friendly initiatives. WYLD Meeting details T.B.C.

More information on the conference here.


27th Alzheimer Europe Conference, 2017 Alzheimer-Europe_frontpage_teaser

October 2017 | Berlin, Germany

Conference Dates: 2 – 4 October 2017

Organised by Alzheimer Europe, in collaboration with the Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft in Berlin. This year’s conference will be held under the motto “Care today, cure tomorrow”.

WYLD is organising a parallel session to bring together members of our network and other young people to seek ambitious and novel perspectives on building dementia friendly communities.

More information on the WYLD Session here.

Join us in creating a better world for those living with dementia,

their families and their communities.