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Sponsors and Partners

We thank these Sponsors and Partners for supporting the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit. Organizations interested in becoming Sponsors can learn more via this brochure (opens PDF), and Contact Us directly. Non-profit and media organizations interested in becoming Partners can learn more below.

Gold Sponsor

The Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF), established in 1993, is dedicated to reducing the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease by conducting clinical research and providing educational outreach. Its mission is to make available information, from conventional and complementary medicine, that will empower people to build healthy brains. ARPF

Silver Sponsors

The Arrow­smith Pro­gram, available in public and private schools in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand is a comprehensive suite of cognitive programs for students with learning disabilities that targets 19 areas of the brain that are most commonly involved in learning. The program identifies and strength­ens the weak cognitive areas, and each student works on cognitive pro­grams that are individually designed for his or her areas of learning difficulty. Arrowsmith Program
Digital Artefacts is a team of highly skilled computer scientists, artists, and engineers who are passionate about creating state of the art visualization and interactive experiences for education and research communities. Their design approach, as exemplified by BrainBaseline –iPad application for cognitive self-monitoring– is guided by a commitment to user-centered design and to a deep understanding of human factors in key subject domains. BrainBaselineLogoSBS2
Interactive Metronome (IM) develops therapy tools that help assess and improve the brain’s ability to motor plan and sequence., especially relevant in patients with learning and developmental disorders as well as acquired neurological illness or injuries. There are more than 20,000 certified IM providers in over 5,000 clinics, hospitals and universities throughout the United States and Canada. Interactive Metronome is approved by ASHA, AOTA, and BOC to offer continuing education credits for its curriculum. interactivemetronome

Partners

We invite professional associations, research labs, and media outlets, to become partners of future SharpBrains Summits. Please see details below. If inter­ested, please Contact Us.
Aging2.0 is a global network of innovators who use technology and design to improve the lives of older adults around the world. Together with key partners, they are building a platform for innovation, based on events, content and community. aging2.0
The Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation (CNBS) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School integrates three distinct missions: Research, Education, and Patient Care, in order to optimize and apply noninvasive brain stimulation to health care and research.
The Brain Science Podcast features the latest books about neuroscience as well as interviews with leading scientists from around the world. It has been one of the top-ranking podcasts in Medicine on iTunes. Free transcripts are available for all 100+ episodes. bsp
The Center for Brain Health at the University of Texas at Dallas was created in 1999 to search for ways to promote brain health fitness across the entire human lifespan, encompassing every age, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic group. Life-improving studies emphasize both innovative brain research and practical clinical applications.
The new Center for Digital Aging at USC Davis School of Gerontology will help track and shape the aging-related business, research and entrepreneurial opportunities enabled by the Internet. CenterForDigitalAgingLogo
innovationlab is an international knowledge centre for new technology based in Denmark. It operates as an “antenna association” providing a broad perspective of the scope of emerging technologies, of their potential, and of who has advanced the furthest and with what, with customers such as Sony Ericsson, Samsung, Microsoft, HP, Mars LEGO, and more. innovationlab
MaRS Discovery Dis­trict is a large scale, mission driven innovation centre located in Toronto and networked across Ontario, focused on building Canada’s next generation of technology companies in life sci­ences and health care, digital media, clean-tech, as well as innovative social purpose business.
The UCSF Gazzaley Lab is a cognitive neuroscience research lab at the University of California, San Francisco focused on studying the neural mechanisms of memory and attention, changes due to normal aging and dementia, and therapeutic interventions.

Becoming a Partner

Summit Partners help promote the Summit through on their website, eNewsletter, publications, media outreach. As a general rule, we are looking for recognized organizations with a significant and active community of members/ subscribers/ readers.

In appreciation, we will:

  • display your logo & description in the conference website all materials,
  • mention your organization in press materials,
  • offer 1 complimentary pass for your staff,
  • offer a 15% discount to members of your community/ network,

Organizations represented in previous Summits include

    AARP
    Alegent Health Immanuel Medical Center
    Allstate Insurance
    Alzheimer's Association
    BBC
    Bon Secours New York Health System
    Brain Injury Association of America
    Campbell Soup Company
    Clinton Global Initiative
    Greenville Hospital System
    Harvard Business Review
    HealthComm Inc.
    Human Dimension Taskforce, US Army
    Institute For The Future
    Intel
    Johnson & Johnson
    Los Angeles County Dept of Public Health
    McGovern Institute of Neurotechnology, MIT
    National Resource Ctr. Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes
    Nutrition Science Solutions
    One Laptop Per Child
    OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
    Piedmont Gardens
    PsychologyToday
    Procter & Gamble
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Stanford University
    Sun Microsystems
    UC Berkeley
    UnitedHealth Group
    Winter Park Health Foundation
    Workers' Compensation Regulatory Authority
    UCSF

Previous participants include

Biomedical Engineers
CEOs
Digital Media professionals
Entrepreneurs
Game publishers
Healthcare technologists
Marketing Executives
Medical Students
Neurologists
Neuropsychologists
Non profit board members
Occupational Therapists
Pharmaceutical Executives
Post doctorate researchers
Professors and Researchers
Psychiatrists
Psychologists
Psychotherapists
Scientific Publishers
Social Workers
Speech Pathologists
Talent management/HR
Wellness professionals

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Arrowsmith School

Partners

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