Speakers

Big Ian Donaghy

Conference chair & keynote speaker

Big ian donaghy

Big Ian is more than a speaker, he is a doer.

He works tirelessly to raise dementia awareness and combat loneliness, always focusing on the individual drawing on his experience of 18 years teaching young people with learning difficulties, and nearly 15 years in the world of care.

Big Ian has earned a reputation as a knowledgeable, entertaining, inspirational speaker. His emotive delivery & warm sense of humour connect with his audiences.

Experienced in addressing and hosting conferences across the UK and Europe, Big Ian speaks with an infectious enthusiasm that is simultaneously entertaining and thought-provoking making audiences laugh and cry in equal measure.

Speakers

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Amanda Scott

Chief Executive, Forest Health Care

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Caroline Scates

Deputy Director for Admiral Nurse Development, Dementia UK

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David Wilson-Wynne

David Wilson-Wynne

Senior Dementia Care Consultant, Dementia Services Development Centre

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Debbie Abrahams MP

Debbie Abrahams MP

Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia 

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Ashvini

Dr Ashvini Keshavan

Senior Clinical Research Fellow & Honorary Consultant Neurologist, University College London 

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Dr Karan Jutla

Dr Karan Jutlla

Head of the Centre for Applied and Inclusive Health Research and Dementia Lead, University of Wolverhampton

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Dr Janet Carter

Dr Janet Carter

Chief Executive, The Lewy Body Society

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Helen Pyper

Helen Pyper

Head of Policy and Campaigns,Dementia Carers Count

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Jackie Tuppen

Jackie Tuppen

Nurse Practitioner, Cogs Clubs

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John Ramsay

John Ramsay

Managing Director, Social-Ability

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Jonathan Gardner

Jonathan Gardner

Chief Executive Officer, Bluebird Care  

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Philip Angrave

Philip Angrave

Retired Registered Nurse and Senior Lecturer MSc, BSc (Hons) With Lived Experience of Dementia and Member, Young Dementia Network

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Vanessa Raymont

Vanessa Raymont

Associate Professor, University of Oxford

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