Technology and Dementia Submissions
General abstract submission has closed. Submitted program notifications will be sent via email on March 26, 2018.
Authors may select from two presentation formats when submitting an abstract for the Technology and Dementia preconference, including:
Poster Presentation (individual)
- Grouped by topic.
- Accepted posters will be scheduled for presentation on Saturday, July 21, 2018.
- An author may be the presenting author on two posters.
- Poster format:
- Layout: landscape
- Inches: 91.5in (wide) x 45in (high)
- Meters: 2.3m (wide) x 1.1m (high)
We advise printing your poster slightly smaller than the dimensions above to allow room for the poster number. No audiovisual equipment is available for poster presentations. Push pins will be provided.
- We advise printing your poster slightly smaller than the provided dimensions to allow room for the poster number. No audiovisual equipment is available for poster presentations. Pushpins will be provided.
Oral Presentation (individual)
- 15 minutes per presentation.
- Accepted oral sessions will be scheduled for presentation on Saturday, July 21.
- A person may be the presenting author on one oral presentation.
- Submitted oral session abstracts that are not selected may be considered for a poster presentation.
Selection of a theme per abstract allows submitters to "self-identify" the area in which the abstract best fits. This identification is the first step in sorting abstracts for the planning committee, who will take this identification into consideration when creating sessions.
Technology and Dementia Abstract Submission Themes
- Assistive Technology
- Caregiving support
- Smart homes/"Internet of things"
- Wearable sensors/mobile apps
- Clinical Applications
- Diagnosis/progression monitoring/population studies
- Digital technology for drug discovery/drug delivery
- Electronic health records/clinical technology
- Technology for precision medicine ETC.
- Barriers to translation/implementation/commercialization
- Big data/data analytics and data security
- Commercialization of research
- Lessons learned/biggest failures
- Cognitive assistance/lifestyle coaching/automation
- Human behavior analysis/longitudinal data/studies/evaluations
- Participatory design/co-design/user engagement in research
- Self-management by people with dementia