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28 Confirmed Speakers: Optimizing Health through Neuroplasticity & Digital Innovation

The 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7-8th 2012, no travel required since event takes place fully online) is plunging ahead, with 28 Con­firmed Speak­ers so far:

  • Dr. Tracy Alloway, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Uni­ver­sity of North Florida; author of AWMA assess­ment
  • Dr. Gre­gory Bayer, CEO, Brain Resource
  • Dr. Robert Bilder, Chief of Med­ical Psychology-Neuropsychology, UCLA Semel Insti­tute for Neu­ro­science
  • Nolan Bushnell, Founder, Atari
  • Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO, Sharp­Brains
  • Dr. Sheryl Flynn, CEO, Blue Mar­ble Game Co
  • Lindsay Gaskins, CEO, Marbles: The Brain Store
  • Dr. Adam Gaz­za­ley, Direc­tor, UCSF Neu­ro­science Imag­ing Cen­ter
  • Dr. Elkhonon Gold­berg, author, sci­en­tist, neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist
  • Eric Gor­don, CEO, Aten­tiv
  • Dr. Evian Gor­don, Exec­u­tive Chair­man, Brain Resource
  • Dr. C. Shawn Green, Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor, Uni­ver­sity of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Jonas Jendi, GM and VP, Cogmed/ Pear­son
  • Dr. Holly Jimi­son, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor, Dept of Med­ical Infor­mat­ics &Clin­i­cal Epi­demi­ol­ogy, Ore­gon Health & Sci­ence Uni­ver­sity
  • Dr. Jonathan King, Program Director, NIH Division of Behavioral and Social Research
  • Peter Kissinger, President, AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
  • Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, Pres­i­dent, Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion
  • Dr. Ken­neth Kosik, Direc­tor, UCSB Neu­ro­science Insti­tute; Founder, CFIT
  • Dr. Paul Nuss­baum, clin­i­cal neu­ropsy­chol­o­gist
  • Dr. Michael Pos­ner, Pro­fes­sor Emer­i­tus, Uni­ver­sity of Ore­gon
  • Dr. Bill Reich­man, CEO, Bay­crest
  • Dr. David Rock, Co-Founder, Neu­roLead­er­ship Insti­tute
  • Dr. Yaakov Stern, Head Cog­ni­tive Neu­ro­science Divi­sion of the Taub Insti­tute, Colum­bia Uni­ver­sity
  • Kate Sul­li­van, Direc­tor Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter, Wal­ter Reed Army Med­ical Cen­ter
  • Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang, Direc­tor, Texas Tech Neu­roimag­ing Insti­tute
  • Dr. Molly Wag­ster, Chief, Behav­ioral and Sys­tems Neu­ro­science Branch at the National Insti­tute of Aging
  • Dr. Keith Wesnes, Prac­tice Leader, United BioSource
  • Dr. Peter White­house, Pro­fes­sor, Case West­ern Reserve University
  • Sharon Begley, Reporter at Reuters and Newsweek
  • Henry Mahncke, CEO of Posit Science

Save The Date

Pre-Summit Work­shops: May 31st– June 1st, 2012

Sum­mit: June 7–8th, 2012

Expo Week: June 12–14th, 2012

To Learn More and Register,

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on or after March 5th, 2012.

To inquire about Spon­sor­ship and Part­ner­ship opportunities,

please Con­tact Us.


–> To Learn More about last year’s Summit, you can read this Full Meeting Report. We will keep you posted over the next few weeks.

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