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AFTD’s 2021 Education Conference

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AFTD’s 2021 Education Conference has concluded.

AFTD’s 2021 Education Conference took place May 13-14. More than 1,200 people whose lives have been touched by FTD gathered online to find help and share hope. Below, please find the full agenda, with links to video recordings of many of the conference sessions. The Conference content is also available on our YouTube channel, where you can watch these sessions in sequence.

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]

Thank you!

Conference Agenda

 

Watch the Pre-Conference session: FTD and Its Subtypes, Peter Pressman, MD, University of Colorado

Many of our Education Conference sessions were recorded and are available to view. Click the links below to watch the sessions of your choice!

Time Thursday, May 13th
12:00 PM Welcome
12:05 PM Transforming the Culture of Dementia Care
Tia Powell, MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
12:30 PM Our Voice: A Discussion with People with FTD
AFTD Persons with FTD Advisory Council
1:00 PM BREAK
1:15 PM Breakout Sessions
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2:00 PM Update on Major FTD Research Initiatives
Adam Staffaroni, PhD, University of California San Francisco
2:30 PM BREAK
2:45 PM Emerging FTD Clinical Trials
Elizabeth Finger, MD, Western University
3:15 PM Dementia Care: The Role of E-Health and Assistive Technology
Julie Robillard, PhD, University of British Columbia
3:45 PM Interactive Day 1 Closing Session
Kat Primeau, AFTD Volunteer
Time Friday, May 14th
12:00 PM Welcome
12:05 PM Cultural Perspectives in FTD
Chiadi Onyike, MD, Johns Hopkins University
12:30 PM Building a Care Team in Your Community
Allison Lindauer, PhD, Oregon Health & Science University
Maya Lichtenstein, MD, Geisinger Medical Center
1:00 PM BREAK
1:15 PM Breakout Sessions
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2:00 PM Apathy in FTD
Lauren Massimo, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
2:30 PM BREAK
2:45 PM Advocating for Comprehensive FTD Supports
Jennifer Pilcher, PhD, CMC, Clear Guidance
Katie Brandt, MM, Massachusetts General Hospital
3:15 PM AFTD 2020 Highlights
Susan L-J Dickinson, MSGC, CEO,  AFTD
3:30 PM Interactive Day 2 Closing Session
Kat Primeau, AFTD Volunteer

 

Many of our Breakout Sessions were recorded and are available to view. Click the links below to watch the sessions of your choice!

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

 

Thursday, May 13th, 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Friday, May 14th, 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

 

 

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