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Conferences and Events

Below is a list of upcoming and past CST conferences and events from around the world. If you would like your event to be advertised here, please contact the website editor.

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    Past events:

    Exploring CST Logo
    Exploring CST Event
    16th May 2019, UK

    Do you practice Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) in your organisation? Would you like to share best practice and hear from people delivering CST from around the region?

    Attend the Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 'Exploring CST Event', where there will be a number of presentations and case studies from people who deliver CST and there will also be an opportunity to hear about the benefits from people who live with dementia. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    When: Thursday 16th May 09:00 - 16:15. Registration from 08:30, first presentaiton at 10:00.
    Where: Village Hotel, Tempus Drive, Walsall, WS2 8TJ.

    Tickets are free and you can click here to book your place.

    For more information, please contact the event organisers:

    Professor Richard Walker
    Seminar on Dementia Intervention in a Low-resources Area: The Example of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy in Africa by Professor Richard Walker.
    9th October (15:30 - 17:00) - Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.

    Click here to download pdf flyer and to register for the event.

    Professor Richard Walker is a Consultant at North Tyneside General Hospital and Honorary Professor of Ageing and International Health at Newcastle University. Professor Walker will deliver a talk on his experience of adapting and piloting CST in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Past Conferences: 

    St Louis University Logo
    3rd International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Conference 
    10-11th June 2019 - Missouri, USA

    Saint Louis University Gateway Geriatric Education Center hosted the 3rd International CST Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. One-hundred and forty people representing 11 countries attended the 2-day event which included eight main presentations and nine two-hour workshops. CST founders Professors Aimee Spector, Martin Orrell and Bob Woods attended and gave presentations on the use of CST around the world and how to enhance CST using technology. The second day of the conference included CST training for professionals and students interested in facilitation by Prof Spector and a track for experienced CST facilitators by Prof Berg-Weger.

    Prof Berg-Weger said:

    The Missouri CST Team would like to thank all our colleagues, especially those who shared their CST expertise and experience, who joined us in St. Louis for this extraordinary gathering of professionals committed to CST. We look forward to future collaborations and opportunities for networking.


    The 3rd International CST Conference programme and speaker details can be found 

    CST Conference invited speakers
    2nd International Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) Conference with Training and Workshops & Network Meeting
    1-2 December 2017 - Hong Kong