The UBC arm of the Canadian Dementia Knowledge Translation Network (CDKTN) is pleased to announce a free webinar – “From the Lab to the Mainstream: Strategies for Communicating Dementia Research & Care to the Media”.
DATE: June 26, 2012
TIME: 1:00 – 2:00 PM PDT | 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT
Where: Online with Adobe Connect (space is limited, use wired internet connection)
Description: Do you want to know how to effectively engage with the media about dementia research and care? Here’s your chance to learn from an expert and to ask him questions! Dr. Peter McKnight, PhD, is a columnist and member of the editorial board of the Vancouver Sun and an adjunct professor in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University. A popular speaker, McKnight appears frequently on television and has lectured at numerous conferences and many major universities in Canada, the United States and Europe. Please join us for this free webinar. You can participate by listening or by asking questions to the presenter in real time.
The webinar will be moderated by Dr. Lynn Beattie. Dr. Lynn Beattie is Professor Emeritus, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC). She is the Director of the Clinic for Alzheimer Disease (AD) and Related Disorders at UBC Hospital, Scientific Director of the Centre for Healthy Aging at Providence Health Care in Vancouver, and a member of the Board of the Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation.
Cost: Free (registration required)
Registration link: https://events.ubccpd.ca/website/index/109833 and click ‘registration’ at the bottom of the page.