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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!


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