“The SharpBrains Summit is unique in its impressive ability to unite a diverse collection of cutting-edge thinkers in a virtual conference that is shared globally without a hitch.” — Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at UCSF
The 2016 SharpBrains Virtual Summit is going on strong, with an exceptional Expo Day agenda today.
Registered Summit Participants can login following instructions Here (We also sent all information via email).
It is an honor to count on an unparalleled Speaker Roster and on 200+ participants in 18 countries.
40 amazing speakers, 10+ sessions including the critical and often overlooked need to Empower communities with better brain health tools and literacy — What role should community and caregivers play in brain health and mental health, and how can technology aid their efforts–for example in sharing relevant data with/ from doctors? How are we going to educate and empower everyone with essential knowledge and best practices?
Chair:Dr. Peter Whitehouse, Professor of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University
Dr. Elizabeth Zelinski, Director of the Center for Digital Aging at the Davis School of Gerontology
Michael Meagher, President of Cogniciti
Dr. Jenni Pacheco, Scientific Program Manager at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Dr. Neal Cohen, clinical psychologist at The Synapse System
Looking forward to the virtual summit next week…we can’t wait to explore and discuss, on Tuesday, December 6th — how to Take cognitive/ emotional assessments and therapies to scale. Three digital health entrepreneurs–who have collectively raised over $75 million in venture capital in the last 18 months– and an investor will discuss their respective visions and approaches to revolutionize brain and mental health in areas such as ADHD, substance abuse, and general brain fitness.
Chair: Rita Carter, Science writer and BBC Contributor
Edward Kliphuis, Investment Director at Merck Ventures
We’re looking forward to many great sessions at the virtual summit next week…this is one of our favorites, Wednesday, December 7th — Master the digital toolkit to harness lifelong neuroplasticity. Four leading pioneers of applied neuroplasticity will help us navigate best practices to harness most promising non-invasive neurotechnologies, such as cognitive training, mindfulness apps, EEG and virtual/ augmented reality.
Chair: Linda Raines, CEO of the Mental Health Association of Maryland
Dr. Michael Merzenich, winner of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
Dr. Judson Brewer, Founder & Research Lead of Claritas Mindsciences
Tan Le, CEO of Emotiv
Dr. Andrea Serino, Head of Neuroscience at MindMaze
“I know of no better resource than the annual SharpBrains Summit to explore the latest and what’s next. Excellent discussions and overall event.” – Dr. Michael P. O’Donnell, Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion
“I was impressed by the forward-looking yet practical discussion about enhancing human performance.” – Dr. Susan Jewell, President of the International Space Medicine Consortium
“A great way to gather current information on brain health from a variety of sources and to make new connections” – Dr. Catherine Madison, Director of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Center at California Pacific Medical Center