About the Summit

Shifting Science into Practice

This year’s National Alzheimer’s Summit brings together international leaders to discuss how best to incorporate groundbreaking developments in Alzheimer's prevention, detection and diagnosis, and treatment into everyday practice.

2021 Summit Themes

Promoting Early Intervention and Brain Health

Focusing on strategies for developing proactive brain health across the life span by mobilizing communities, consumers, providers and policymakers to transform the healthcare system.

Advancing Health Equity and Access

Accelerating equitable access to innovations in brain health for communities of color and women who have faced systemic discrimination and racism when accessing healthcare services and research.

Accelerating Treatments and Research

Highlighting innovations across the Alzheimer’s research community, including patient- and caregiver-centered engagement and drug development.

Amplifying the Voice of People Living with the Disease

Identifying what matters most to people living with the Alzheimer’s and exploring how these needs and preferences can be prioritized in research, policymaking and drug development.

October 17–18, 2023

UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2) hosts two days of conversations about the latest scientific developments in prevention, early detection, and treatment—with a focus on ensuring more equitable access to innovations for everyone, especially women and people of color, who are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s. These conversations will drive toward solutions for a healthier and more equitable future.