DAI Webinars

In DAI’s “A Meeting of the Minds” monthly Webinar series, we feature people who have unique perspectives on dementia and who challenge the status quo; our speakers are always highly regarded international academics, clinicians, service providers or keynote speakers.

Monthly webinars focus on a variety of topics, and provide an opportunity for people with dementia to connect with the wider community of those living with the disease or working in the area of dementia, and vice versa.  To participate, you need only an Internet connection, while a webcam and microphone will ensure a fuller experience.

DAI’s “A Meeting of The Minds” November 2017 Webinar:

  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 (USA/EU/UK/CA)
  • Thursday, November 23, 2017 (AU/NZ/IND/JP/TWN)


This event is being hosted by Dementia Alliance International (DAI) and is available online as a Webinar. Although it it set in a number of time zones, it is only ONE event.

About Jacki: Jacki Liddle is a research fellow and occupational therapist researching quality of life, participation and life transitions. She is particularly interested in understanding and optimising the community lives of people living with neurological conditions, older people and family caregivers. She is currently involved in codeveloping technologies with consumers to support communication and to monitor the impact of health conditions during everyday life. She developed the CarFreeMe program to help people remain active and engaged in their communities after stopping driving.

About the Webinar: This presentation will cover two topics that relate to ways of supporting continued participation in those things that are important to you while living with dementia. The first is an introduction to occupational therapy. I will talk about occupational therapy’s (OT) role in supporting the participation of people living with dementia and their care partners in occupations that are important to them. I will also give an overview of the evidence for occupational therapy interventions. The second topic is a look at the co-design of technology and how consumers can and should be involved in designing technology. I will look particularly at our experiences with co-design in the Florence Project at the University of Queensland. The Florence Project is co-designing technology to support communication with people living with dementia and their communication partners. I aim to have time for questions and discussion as I would love to hear people’s thoughts about these areas.

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017 – times (USA/UK/EU/CA):

  • 12:30 pm San Francisco USA
  • 2:30 pm Des Miones/Chicago USA
  • 3:30 pm New York USA
  • 10:30 am Honolulu
  • 3:30 pm Toronto CA
  • 12:30 Vancouver CA
  • 8:30 pm London/Glasgow UK
  • 9:30 pm Paris, Munich EU

Thursday, November 23, 2017 – times (AU/NZ/JP/IND/TWN):

  • 6:30 Brisbane
  • 7:00 am Adelaide
  • 7:30 am Sydney/Melbourne/Canberra
  • 4:40 am Perth/Taipei

The webinar runs for up to 1.5 hours.

Check your time using this link: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=DAI+November+2017+Webinar%3A+%22Ways+to+participate%3A+Occupational+therapy%2C+and+co-design+of+technology%22&iso=20171123T0730&p1=240&ah=1&am=30


Attending our events supports everyone connected to dementia, whether the person diagnosed, our care partners, or the professionals and research community who work to support us and improve our lives.

If you need a certificate of attendance, please email us at [email protected]

Your donations are always appreciated and do make a difference:

  • $US 5.00 covers the average cost of one of our monthly bank fees
  • $US 60.00 covers the average of the cost of our monthly Zoom subscription fee
  • $US 120.00 covers the average monthly cost of the MailChimp subscription
  • $US 300.00 covers the current cost of 3 months of website management fees

Option: Our event ticketer, Eventbrite, charges us a transaction fee to cover fees and other processing costs, to securely process your donation. Please consider adding an additional small amount to your donation so 100% of your donation amount goes to Dementia Alliance International.

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Thank you.

You can view videos of previous DAI “A Meeting of the Minds” Webinars on the You can view videos of previous DAI “A Meeting of the Minds” Webinars on the DAI YouTube Channel

Please note: Whilst we usually publish the recording of the event on YouTube afterwards, it does not include the Q & A sessions, and occasionally, we do not publicly publish recordings of your online Webinars at all, so if you don’t register to attend, you may miss seeing our events.

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