2018 AFTD Education Conference

Chicago Marriott O’Hare | Chicago, IL
April 13, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who attended and presented at the 2018 AFTD Education Conference in Chicago! Click here to download the day’s conference program.

The 2018 AFTD Education Conference brings together those with living with FTD, their care partners, researchers, and healthcare professionals. Please join us in Chicago to learn about caring strategies for today, and to discover reasons to hope for a future without FTD.

Recent additions to the Conference:

  • An added networking breakout session: Networking for Care Partners
  • A pre-conference meet-up: Early arrivals can meet up and connect at the Marriott O’Hare on Thursday, April 12, starting at 4 p.m.
  • Livestreaming via Facebook: We will be livestreaming portions of the conference beginning at 9:00 CST. The day’s plenary sessions, as well as an 11 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. breakout session, will be streamed. Tune into the AFTD Facebook page to watch live.

For more information:

To learn more about the conference, including the day’s agenda and a list of featured speakers, download our 2018 Education Conference flyer.

We hope you will join us in Chicago on April 13. Together, we can find help and share hope.


The 2018 AFTD Education Conference Keynote address is sponsored by Christopher Yurkanan in memory of his sweetheart and wife, Chris Edmondson-Yurkanan, who died May 23, 2017. AFTD is grateful for Christopher’s generosity and drive to advocate for all who face this disease, and achieve far wider national awareness.

AFTD would like to thank our 2018 Education Conference sponsors:

Gold Sponsors

Biogen      Lilly      Pappy

Silver Sponsor and Event Host


Bronze Sponsor