AAIC and Global Immersion Experience (Summer)

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) is the world’s largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Leading researchers, clinicians, public health experts and others gather each July to share findings that hold promise to improve dementia risk reduction, diagnosis, disease monitoring, treatment, care and support.

The Global Immersion Experience (GIE) offers philanthropists exclusive access to AAIC. This one-of-a-kind, multiday event offers a variety of curated activities that provide an inside look at the most promising developments in dementia science. Browse our viewbook. View photo galleries.

The next Global Immersion Experience will be held July 27-29, 2024, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Participation in the Global Immersion Experience is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Alicia Dorman at aadorman@alz.org or 312.335.5871.

Zenith Society Business Meeting (Summer)

Zenith Society members gather with Association leaders and each other to celebrate their collective impact over the past year and gain insider insights that may inform their future philanthropic investments. Typically hosted in conjunction with AAIC and the Global Immersion Experience, the Zenith Business Meeting includes an exclusive update on the latest in dementia research from Alzheimer’s Association Chief Science Officer Maria C. Carrillo, Ph.D.

The next Zenith Business Meeting will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2024, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Zenith Fellows Awards Review and Voting

Funded by Zenith Society members, the Zenith Fellows Awards are among the most prestigious Alzheimer's research grants in the world. Zenith members review a slate of research projects vetted by an international panel of scientists and vote to determine which finalists will receive $450,000 Zenith Fellows Awards each year (typically two to three grants per cycle).

ALZ NYC: National Philanthropic Leadership Experience

Zenith members come together with thought leaders and fellow philanthropists to learn more about new opportunities and imperatives for the Alzheimer’s movement and how the Alzheimer’s Association is leading the way forward in a rapidly changing landscape.

This exclusive two-day program features educational presentations and intimate social events and culminates in a celebration of the Association’s work at the Imagine Benefit, an evening of music and storytelling built on the legacy of the Rita Hayworth Gala. View photo galleries.

ALZ NYC 2024 will be held October 22-23, 2024 in New York City.

Participation is by invitation only. For more information, please contact Alicia Dorman at aadorman@alz.org or 312.335.5871.

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2023 (Amsterdram)

2022 (San Diego)

2021 (Denver)

2019 (Los Angeles)

2018 (Chicago)

2017 (London)

2016 (Toronto)





The Alzheimer's Association Zenith Society represents our highest and most involved level of philanthropy — setting the bar for leadership giving in critical mission areas of Alzheimer's care, support, advocacy, awareness and research. Together, these inspirational donors are transforming the realities of Alzheimer's disease.

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