9. September 2019

First Krems Dementia Conference, “Timely Detection of Dementia”, 05 – 07th November 2019. Coordinated Efforts in Europe between East and West

dementia can be very burdensome for persons with dementia and caregivers. A timely diagnosis can support persons with dementia and provide the right treatment at the right time.


Fighting stigma and building awareness within our society and foster collaborations between different countries is necessary to develop optimal treatment models. The contributions of researchers, members of different health professions, self- help organizations and interest groups as well as persons with dementia and caregivers will be discussed at the


First Krems Dementia Conference: “Timely Detection of Dementia”  

  1. – 07th November 2019

Danube University Krems, Austria


Conference Language: English


International participants of different professions and disciplines will offer an insight in the results of research studies and their practical activities of different European countries in the East and West.


This conference should outline potential ways for collaboration and coordinated activities in an open forum where possible solutions, best practice models as well as research results will be discussed.


Become a part of this community by contributing as a speaker, as a discussant – or just come and listen and inform yourself!



Topics (examples)


What does timely diagnosis mean?

Pre- and postdiagnostic counselling

Dementia and nutrition – new results

Timely diagnosis in long term care

Stigma fighting and awareness building in different west- and eastern-European countries

Psychology and care

Cooperation between Alzheimer societies and universities /research


Key Note Speakers (confirmed)

Barry Reisberg (NYU Medical Centre)

Bruno Dubois (Salpetiere, Paris)

Iva Holmerova (Charles University, Prag; Alzheimer Europe)

Tobias Hartmann (Universität des Saarlandes)


Workshops (are currently expanded)


Marc Wortmann (Marc Wortmann Consultancy): Awareness building in an international context (workshop)


Primar Dr. Christian Bancher (Horn, Austria): Differential diagnosis of dementia in clinical practice (Differentialdiagnose der Demenz im klinischen Alltag ; Workshop for practitioners in German )


Primar Karl Matz (Danube University Krems): Multidomain risk factors for vascular dementia (German or English upon demand)



Conference Homepage




We are looking forward to welcoming you in Krems, Austria!


Prof. Dr. Stefanie Auer, Marc Wortmann and the conference committee