Brain Ageing and Dementia in LMICs 2024


In-Person Conference to be held 3rd to 6th December 2024, Nairobi, Kenya



This biennial conference will provide a forum to discuss risk factors and increasing burden of cerebrovascular and neurodegenerative diseases including HIV Dementias in the context of incidence, modifiable risk factors, genetics, biomarkers, diagnosis and dementia care in cross-cultural populations in low and middle income countries (LMICs) compared to Europe, North America and Japan and other High-Income Countries. Take a look at the conference flyer for quick information. 



A comprehensive programme is being developed with the general format as follows:  1.5 hr sessions on different themes will involve 4 speakers and 2 Early Career Researchers (ECRs) with time for General Discussion.  Related workshops and business meetings will also be hosted by the African Dementia Consortium (AfDC; and International Brain Research Organisation on 3rd December (8am-4pm); these events are by invitation only.  A copy of the final programme will be available in due course.  The Programme and Abstract Book from the 2022 Symposium can be downloaded here.  Outputs from the 2022 Symposium are also available and can be downloaded. 



Symposium Registration: You are invited to register upon which you will be sent further information for abstract submission and accommodation booking. $100USD registration fee applicable (exemptions for invited guests apply). 


Accommodation Booking:  Venue hotel reservation (discounted conference rates), book here

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Free Abstracts:  We encourage submission of abstracts on topics to accord with session themes.  Few abstracts will be selected to fill in slots available in the oral sessions.  However, most free abstracts will be designated for posters, which will be displayed throughout the Symposium. Deadline for abstract submission: 15th September 2024. 


Programme and Abstract Book and Proceedings:  We are requesting abstracts (250-300 words; title, authors, text) from all the speakers to formulate an abstract book.  The book will be available for all delegates and used for the proceedings.  We expect all those oral and poster presenters who agree, their abstracts will be published in a peer-reviewed journal (to be designated).





Supported and hosted under the auspices of the African Dementia Consortium, Newcastle University, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, the Alzheimer's Association USA, the International Brain Research Organisation (IBRO) and the World Federation of Neurology's Aphasia, Cognitive Disorders and Dementia Specialty Group.






Symposium Venue

Safari Park Hotel & Casino, Nairobi is located on Thika road. 15 minutes from city centre and 30-40 minutes from JKI Airport. A Five Star Deluxe of two storey buildings beautifully spread over 64 acres of landscaped gardens. P.O. Box 45038, Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Tel: 254-020-3633000, 3633137

Fax: 254-020-3633919, 8561584


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Tel : 254-020-211474/5 ; Fax : 254-020-211476