2013 SharpBrains Virtual Summit to continue at 8.30am US Pacific Time

Day 2 of the 2013 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit will start today, Sept 20th, at 8.30am US Pacif­ic Time/ 11.30am US East­ern Time.  We will con­tin­ue fea­tur­ing over 30 of the world’s top sci­en­tists and inno­va­tors work­ing on ways to enhance behav­ioral and brain health via neu­ro­science-based inno­va­tion. All ses­sions will be chaired by some of the world’s most inspir­ing and accom­plished trail­blaz­ers, rec­og­nized as Young Glob­al Lead­ers (YGLs) by the World Eco­nom­ic Forum.

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It is excit­ing to imag­ine the pos­si­bil­i­ties at the inter­sec­tion of brain health, dig­i­tal health, and neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty, but get­ting there requires address­ing the imme­di­ate ques­tions con­fronting us today,” says Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO of Sharp­Brains and Summit’s pro­duc­er. “We are proud to offer this unique forum to help the field move forward.”

A few exam­ples of the rich dis­cus­sions to take place at the Sharp­Brains Summit:

  • Peter Chiarel­li, CEO of One Mind for Research and US Army Gen­er­al (Ret), on how brain data exchange por­tals can trans­form brain health research and practice
  • Sean Hill, co-Direc­tor of Neu­roin­for­mat­ics in the Human Brain Project (HBP) at EPFL, on the bil­lion-euro Human Brain Project
  • Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, CEO of Sharp­Brains, on the dig­i­tal brain health marketplace
  • Hyong Un, Head of Employ­ee Assis­tance Pro­grams at Aet­na, on new brain-based cor­po­rate well­ness initiatives
  • Alexan­dra More­house, VP Brand Man­age­ment at Kaiser Per­ma­nente, on the future of per­son­al brain health
  • Tan Le, CEO of Emo­tiv Life­sciences, on their suc­cess­ful Kick­starter crowd­fund­ing cam­paign for a new EEG-headset
  • Daniel Stern­berg, Data Sci­en­tist at Lumos­i­ty, on the Human Cog­ni­tion Project
  • Misha Pavel, Pro­gram Direc­tor at the Nation­al Sci­ence Foun­da­tion, on their Smart and Con­nect­ed Health portfolio
  • Bruce Wexler, NIH Director’s Award Win­ner, on how to inte­grate brain train­ing with phys­i­cal therapy
  • Dan Fox, Senior VP Cor­po­rate Devel­op­ment at Dis­cov­ery Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, on why Dis­cov­ery invest­ed in Lumosity

Sum­mit Spon­sors and Part­ners include: The Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion (ARPF), The Arrow­smith Pro­gram, Dig­i­tal Arte­facts, Inter­ac­tive Metronome, Aging2.0, The Beren­son-Allen Cen­ter for Non­in­va­sive Brain Stim­u­la­tion (CNBS), The Brain Sci­ence Pod­cast, The Cen­ter for Brain Health at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Texas at Dal­las, inno­va­tion­lab, MaRS Dis­cov­ery Dis­trict, UCSF Gaz­za­ley Lab and the Cen­ter for Dig­i­tal Aging Cen­ter at USC.

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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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