Gabriel Gold, MD, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland, discusses the highlights from this year’s International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases (AD/PD). Dr Gold acknowledges the organizers of AD/PD for setting up this hybrid event. Conferences such as AD/PD encourage discussion of ideas from people all around the world and allow for a greater understanding of where research stands and where it is going. Dr Gold describes how exciting it was to give out 16 young investigator awards this year. This interview took place at the AD/PD™ 2022 International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases hosted in Barcelona, Spain.