Preliminary agenda for the 2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit

2013 SharpBrains SummitReg­is­ter now to par­tic­i­pate in the 2013 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (Sep­tem­ber 19–20th, 2013) and see what these impres­sive speak­ers have to say about these key open ques­tions — How can neu­ro­science-based inno­va­tion enhance behav­ioral and brain health?

We are proud to bring to the table  25+ inno­va­tors at the inter­sec­tion of brain, health and tech­nol­o­gy, includ­ing sci­en­tists involved in the Human Brain Project, pio­neers at large insur­ance and tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­nies, and a vari­ety of thought-lead­ers and prac­ti­tion­ers. By order of appear­ance in the pre­lim­i­nary Agen­da, they are:

  • Hilal Lashuel, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor at the Swiss Fed­eral Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy-Lau­sanne (EPFL)
  • Patrick Aebis­cher, Pres­i­dent of École Poly­tech­nique Fédérale de Lau­sanne (EPFL)
  • Andrew Lee, Vice Pres­i­dent at Aetna
  • Louise Mur­phy, Head of Aet­na Behav­ioral Health
  • Evian Gor­don, Exec­u­tive Chair­man of Brain Resource
  • Hyong Un, Chief Psy­chi­atric Offi­cer and Head of Employ­ee Assis­tance Pro­grams at Aetna
  • Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO of SharpBrains
  • San­dra Bond Chap­man, Founder and Direc­tor of the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at the Uni­ver­sity of Texas at Dallas
  • Bar­bara Arrow­smith Young, author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain
  • Dhar­ma Singh Khal­sa, Pres­i­dent of the Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foundation
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emo­tiv Lifesciences
  • Daniel Stern­berg, Data Sci­en­tist at Lumosity
  • Joan Sev­er­son, Pres­i­dent of Dig­i­tal Artefacts
  • Robert Bilder, Chief of Med­ical Psy­chol­o­gy-Neu­ropsy­chol­o­gy at UCLA Semel Insti­tute for Neuroscience
  • Jayne Plun­kett, Head of Casu­alty Rein­sur­ance at Swiss Re
  • Misha Pavel, Pro­gram Direc­tor of Smart and Con­nected Health at the Nation­al Sci­ence Foundation
  • Josh Wright, Man­ag­ing Direc­tor of ideas42
  • Ruth Frances Keir, CEO of Cam­bridge Cognition
  • Olivi­er Oul­lier, Pro­fes­sor of Behav­ioral and Brain Sci­ences at Aix-Mar­seille University
  • Alvaro Pas­cual-Leone, Asso­ciate Dean for Clin­i­cal and Trans­la­tional Research at Har­vard Med­ical School
  • Bruce Wexler, NIH Director’s Award Win­ner and Pro­fes­sor of Psy­chi­a­try at Yale University
  • Corin­na E. Lath­an, Founder and CEO of AnthroTronix
  • Stan­ley Yang, CEO of NeuroSky
  • Todd Cole­man, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor at UCSD Bioengineering
  • Matthew Bish­op, US Busi­ness Edi­tor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist
  • Ariel Garten, CEO of InteraXon

Ear­ly-bird reg­is­tra­tion expires this Sun­day, July 28th. Friends of Sharp­Brains can gain an addi­tion­al 10% dis­count by using pro­mo­tion­al code: sharp2013

Also, in two weeks we will invite Sum­mit par­tic­i­pants to join a new pri­vate LinkedIn group to start mak­ing con­nec­tions and to help final­ize the agen­da. We hope to e‑meet many of you at the Summit!


About SharpBrains

SHARPBRAINS is an independent think-tank and consulting firm providing services at the frontier of applied neuroscience, health, leadership and innovation.
SHARPBRAINS es un think-tank y consultoría independiente proporcionando servicios para la neurociencia aplicada, salud, liderazgo e innovación.

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