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Dementia Forum X
Global Action on Dementia

Royal Palace of Stockholm

The Meeting

Conversation, Connection, Curation

Dementia Forum X is an intimate, proactive gathering of thought leaders that seeks to reimagine how leaders in the dementia sphere connect and collaborate. We foster high-level solution-based conversations and thought-provoking interactions with the five key dementia sectors of finance, care, business, research, and civil society.

Dementia Forum X is a biennial meeting held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm, that welcomes the leaders in business, policy, research, and care. Focused on interactivity, participants are provided opportunities for discussion and networking, encouraging increased collaboration and knowledge sharing.

The first Dementia Forum X was held in May 2015. Today, it continues to expand under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden. As dementia grows to a major global societal issue, our mission is to raise awareness and increase discussion on an international scale.

Dementia Forum X Offers Leaders a Unique Conference Experience


Dementia Forum X is designed to be different from most other conferences. The Royal Palace provides an intimate setting that allows our guests authentic networking opportunities. It is here that leading business executives, policymakers, civil society representatives, researchers, and care providers can come together for conversations that encourage future collaborations.

The Conference
Learn from past DFx meetings. Each of our forums is documented and our eBooks are made accessible for future learning.

Each eBook summarizes the outcomes of a specific meeting and is the key document that is distributed after the event. Within each eBook, you can explore each meeting’s program, key findings, discussion points and quotes.

HM Queen Silvia of Sweden

Dementia is one of the largest, most complex and challenging health issues facing humanity today. Therefore, it fills me with hope to see the commitment that exists for this cause.


First Lady Cecilia Morel
 Government of Chile

We had to ensure the rights of the people living with dementia while also looking after their vaccination process. Respecting, of course, caregivers and helping along in the decision-making process.


Dr. Dévora Kestel
Director, Mental Health and Substance Use, WHO

I am hopeful that the more we talk about dementia, the more we can do to reduce our risks and educate others in the same direction.


Minister Lena Hallengren
Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Government of Sweden

I hope that even more people working in the sector get the very important knowledge to make sure that we can meet people living with dementia... with the right care and the right competence.

Become a partner

Become a Partner

Impact Change 

Our partners are at the helm of change and progress.
Take your place amongst thought leaders in a diverse set of industries, with innovators from executives to policymakers, researchers to care providers, all with a single goal — to advance our knowledge, understanding and action surrounding dementia.  

We believe in creating ecosystems for discussion, building opportunities for collaboration that nurture progress. As a partner, DFx provides the opportunity for expanding your brand awareness among leaders in the dementia field. Connect and engage with a carefully selected group of stakeholders, share your content on a global stage and participate in panel discussions and workshops.

Each DFx partnership also includes the opportunity to participate in the Dementia Forum X Working Meetings  organized in alternating years from DFx and our Interview Series.


Collaboration Partners


Organize a Local Meeting

Bring. Change. Home.

Dementia Forum X is more than a conference, it is a movement.

We offer international licensing opportunities that allow organizations to bring the same energy and inspiration that is found at our forums to local communities. This is a unique chance to be the driver for change in your country and raise awareness utilizing our guidance and years of experience.


Organize a Local Meeting

Past Events



May 25-27




April 24




November 26




May 18


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May 15




May 18



About Us

Who Are We?

We are determined to provide the platforms that helps improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers. It is our hope that through such advancements, we will be able to achieve real progress, new dementia treatments and solutions on a global scale.

Advocating research
Nurturing knowledge transfer
Encouraging innovation

Our Forum’s mission brings together a wide array of key dementia sectors to foster new ideas and greater collaboration.


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Our Scientific Committee

At its formation, Dementia Forum X established a Scientific Committee to provide consistent access to the latest research in the dementia field.


Our Committee provides scientific advice and information regarding new research and care developments and ensures the quality of the research presented at each meeting. Our Scientific Committee is comprised of leading researchers and medical practitioners in the Swedish geriatric and dementia fields.


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