Dear Participants of the 1st International Conference
on Cognitive Reserve in the Dementias (ResDem),
We would like to express our heartfelt thanks to each of you who participated in ResDem in Munich on the 24th and 25th November 2017. Experts from all over Europe and the world, including America, Canada and India, gave their time and resources to attend and to contribute. You made ResDem a success and it was a great pleasure to see so many of you there.
We hope that you enjoyed both the scientific part and the social programme and that you used the opportunity to extend your existing and build new networks. We are sure that the cooperation with many of you will continue soon.
We would like to give special thanks to the Speakers of the conference and to the Department of Psychiatry of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich for hosting us during the event. We also wish to thank VERUM Foundation, whose generous financial support allowed us to organise an event which exceeded our expectations in terms of scientific excellence, global participation and outreach both to expert and lay audiences.
The abstracts from the conference can be downloaded at http://resdem2017.com/abstract/. Look out for a review paper that we will publish based on the ground-breaking ideas presented and discussed during the conference. We also aim to organise the 2nd ResDem conference in due course and we will keep you posted.
Prof. Robert Perneczky (chair) Prof. Michael Ewers (co-chair)