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Announcing the 2011 SharpBrains Summit: 23 Confirmed Speakers

In January 2010 SharpBrains successfully organized the inaugural virtual, global SharpBrains Summit, which featured a dream team of over 40 speakers and gathered over 250 professionals in 16 countries. Right after the Summit, 92% of participants surveyed rated their overall experience as “Very High” or “High”.

We are pleased to announce the 2011 SharpBrains Summit, our second virtual annual conference, which already features 23 confirmed speakers. You can now Register to attend the 2011 SharpBrains Summit at discounted early-bird rates AND obtain an additional 15% discount when you enter discount code: sharp2011

To Learn More and Register: click Here

Featured 2011 Summit Speakers

Jonas Jendi is the CEO of Cogmed. In mid-2010, Cogmed was acquired by Pearson Clinical Assessments, in a landmark operation for education and clinical marketplaces. —–  Beverly Sanborn is the Vice President of Activities and Memory Programs for Belmont Village Senior Living, where she has led innovative programs to help residents along the continuum of care.

Robin Klaus is the Chairman and CEO of Club One, a fitness club operator with growing technology offerings to support behavior change —– Peter Reiner is the Co-Founder of the National Core for Neuroethics at the University of British Columbia, where he is, among other projects, researching consumer’s perceptions and beliefs about cognitive enhancement.

Alvaro Pascual-Leone is the Director of the Center for Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation at Harvard Medical School, and a leading scientist at the forefront of R&D to harness neuroplasticity accross the lifespan. ——Daphne Bavelier is the Director of the Brain & Vision Lab at University of Rochester, and a pioneer on the study of how commercial videogames impact brain-based and real-world outcomes.

Yaakov Stern heads the Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science Divi­sion of the Sergievsky Cen­ter at Columbia University, with a major research focus on how to define, assess, and build Cognitive and Brain Reserve to enhance functionality for independent living.

To learn more…

  • About Summit: click Here
  • About Speakers and Agenda: click Here
  • About Sponsorship Opportunities: click Here
  • About Partnership Opportunities: click Here
  • About How to Register: click Here

Ongoing SharpBrains Council Discussions

(Members-only links below. To Learn More and Join SharpBrains Council, click Here)

Now let’s take a look at some of the conversations going on with the SharpBrains Council for Brain Fitness Innovation, which will hep shape the agenda of the 2011 SharpBrains Summit to ensure maximum relevance and value.



Council Updates

  • 10 tips to get started on Council Platform
  • We have introduced a new Connecting Service for Council Members; the SharpBrains team has started to introduce each new Council Member to 2 existing Members based on shared interests and priorities

Happy Holidays and have a very stimulating and productive 2011!

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