LINGUIST List 32.2058

Tue Jun 15 2021

Confs: Clinical Ling, Cog Sci, Neuroling, Psycholing/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 15-Jun-2021
From: Adam Privitera <>
Subject: Intervention & Prevention of Neurodegenerative Disease: Building Resilience
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Intervention & Prevention of Neurodegenerative Disease: Building Resilience
Short Title: IPND

Date: 23-Jun-2021 - 25-Jun-2021
Location: Online, Hong Kong
Contact: Dr. Maria Teresa Carthery-Goulart
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Clinical Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Neurolinguistics; Psycholinguistics

Meeting Description:

The Laboratory for Communication Science, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong will be hosting an International Advanced Study Workshop virtually from 23 - 25 June 2021, with a special opening session June 15. The goal of the conference is to analyze gaps in health needs and response capacity for sustainable, quality care of seniors in the Greater Bay Area of China and will focus on action plans to promote healthy ageing from epidemiological, psychological, social care and public health perspectives.

It is organised by Professor Brendan Weekes and Dr. Maria Teresa Carthery-Goulart at the University of Hong Kong and will be held ONLINE on the Zoom platform.

The June 15 opening session will be held from 17:00-19:00 HKT and will feature a talk from Professor Carol Brayne, University of Cambridge, titled “Current research directions and population need, contexts, and futures for our ageing populations”

Conference Speakers include:
Professor Kaarin Anstey, University of New South Wales
Professor Thomas Bak, University of Edinburgh
Professor Ellen Bialystok, York University
Professor Stefano Cappa, University of Pavia
Professor Paulo Caramelli, Federal University of Minas Gerais
Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang, University of Hong Kong
Professor Linda Clare, University of Exeter
Professor Tatia Lee, University of Hong Kong
Professor Gill Livingston, University College London
Dr. Vivian W. Q. Lou, University of Hong Kong
Professor Denise Klein, McGill University
Dr. T. Rune Nielsen, University of Copenhagen
Professor Daniela Perani, San Rafaelle Vita-Salute University
Professor William Shi-Yuan Wang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor Yaakov Stern, Columbia University
Dr. Miguel Arce Rentería, Columbia University
D.Y. Suharya, Alzheimer’s Disease International
Professor Huali Wang, Peking University

Program Information:

The full programme is now available to view on the conference website ( Registration is free and still open via

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