Time for SharpBrains’ October e-newsletter, featuring the usual wealth of insights and resources and, above all, thanking the 215 participants in 17 countries who joined an amazing 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit! (each blue dot represents a participant or group of participants).
(We are now digesting everything discussed during 3 intense days, and trying to enjoy a relaxing weekend…)
Have a great month of November!
After two very intense Summit days, today we have Expo Day, looking at the latest solutions and initiatives by Summit Sponsors — including the cognitive performance dashboard below, by Peak. Many people working on ways to engage, educate, empower and better equip everyone with a brain!
After a great Day 1 yesterday, we have another excellent Summit Agenda today. We look forward to it, and to sharing the main insights and take-aways with the SharpBrains community!
The 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit is starting today Tuesday, October 28th, at 8.15am US Pacific Time (San Francisco, CA time)! Each of the blue dots in the map below represents a participant (or group of participants) — more than 200, in 17 countries! (Registration is now closed; Registered participants can already enter the virtual meeting room as instructed by email)
The Silver Economy: Brain training fired up by hard evidence (Financial Times):
“Not so long ago, people kept ageing brains active through reading and writing, talking with friends and family, and perhaps playing cards or doing puzzles. Now a rapidly growing number are taking a high-tech approach to cognitive maintenance, through computer programs designed to stimulate the brain… Read the rest of this entry »
Excited to announce that Dr. Douglas Ziedonis, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will share his work and insights on Scaling up meditation and mindfulness via wellness programs and biofeedback sensors, at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (October 28-30th).
Dr. Ziedonis is also President of UMass Memorial Behavioral Health Services. He is internationally recognized for his research and leadership in addressing co-occurring addiction and mental illness, in particular tobacco and also food addiction. He is Director of the UMass Center of Excellence (COE) in Addictions and Co-Director of the UMass COE in Neurosciences. Read the rest of this entry »
Don’t miss the session How can front-line professionals incorporate the emerging brain health toolkit to their practices at the 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit next week, featuring:
- Elizabeth Frates, Director of Medical Student Education at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine
- Dr. Catherine Madison, Director of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center
- Barbara Van Amburg, Chief Nursing Officer at Kaiser Permanente Redwood City
- Kate Sullivan, Director of the Brain Fitness Center at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
- Chair: Dr. Michael O’Donnell, Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion
We are looking forward to it!
–> Explore the Agenda @ 2014 SharpBrains Virtual Summit, and join us October 28-30th! (10%-off promotional code: sharp2014)