In the beginning of the 2021, we are organising the Alps Adria Conference on Dementia on the topic of New technologies, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments (medication and polypharmacy) in dementia: Community based integrated care, management and occupational therapy for dementia through cognitive-, arts-, music-, dance movement-, physical activity- and motor memory stimulation in experiencing COVID-19 physical distancing times. It is a two-days conference, to be held from January 15th until January 16th, 2021. See you in the beautiful regions along the Mura river.

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Abstract proposal submission opens on Monday, June 1st. Abstract submission ends on Friday, August 14th. Accepted Abstracts will be notified at the latest by Friday, September 11th. The Early Bird registration ends on Friday, September 25th. Presenters are expected to register at the latest by Friday, October 30th. The last cancellation day is Monday, November 30th. :: :: :: At the Problem Conference: About Dementia, which took place earlier this year, the introductory address was delivered by Peter Beznec, Director of the Center for Health and Development Murska Sobota. Milica Gregorič Kramberger, Head of the Center for Cognitive Disorders at the Neurological Clinic in Ljubljana, prepared a lecture entitled "Is this dementia already?". In the closing lecture of the conference, Maria Fellner, Head of the Business Development at the Graz Joanneum Research Institute, presented the method of multimodal activation. In the beginning of the 2021, we are organising the Alps Adria Conference on Dementia on the topic of New technologies, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments (medication and polypharmacy) in dementia: Community based integrated care, management and occupational therapy for dementia through cognitive-, art-, music-, dance-, physical activity- and motor memory stimulation in the COVID-19 social distancing times :. It will be a two days conference, to be held from Friday, January 15th till Saturday 16th, 2021. Alpe-Adria Conference on Demenatia is held to the memory of the former volleyball player and police officer - Janko Rajnar as the accompanying programme of the Janko's Memorial - Big International Charity Volleyball Tournament. More details will follow soon. See you in Slovenia.

Early Bird Registration & Abstract Submission has opened on Monday, June 1st

The Alps Adria Conference on Dementia will be held in the regions along the Mura and Drava Rivers that together with the Danube River form one of the great wetlands of the world – the Amazon of Europe. Only limited seats are available – therefor we recommend to register early to secure your spot and save on special rates!


January 15th, 2021
9:00 – 18:00

January 16th, 2021
9:00 – 18:00

Slovenia: Pomurje / Podravje Region
Venue to be confirmed.



Donate for Spominčica foundation to be established

Alps Adria Conference on Dementia has a mission to establish Spominčica Foundation. Spominčica is a Slovenian name for the Forget Me Not flower. Objective of the Spominčica Foundation is research, development and innovation for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in the Mura and Drava rivers regions, including the development of future athletes & volleyball players. This conference is namely part of Janko’s Memorial that takes place to the memory of the late police officer and volleyball player – Janko Rajnar.

Preliminary programme of the conference is already published. First Keynote Speakers are already announced!