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Brain, Health & Innovation talks in Ontario next week

torontoHeads-up for SharpBrains readers up in Canada: Alvaro Fernandez will be giving two talks in Toronto next Monday, October 28th.

How Can We Invest in Our Brains to Boost Innovation and Resilience? Hear from a leading expert about the importance of brain health on innovation, resilience and productivity. Our luncheon speaker will share the latest research on brain functioning and applied neuroplasticity. What is the link between brain health, the capacity to innovate and to thrive in today’s workplace? What are the limits of the human brain? Can we train our brain to be more creative? What can we do in organizations to invest in our most precious human resource –our amazing brain– and boost innovation and resilience?

  • When: Monday, October 28th, 2013. Noon-1:15PM
  • What: Keynote at The Conference Board of Canada event on Disability Management and Benefits 2013
  • To Learn More, click Here (25%-off discount code: SPKRF)

Breaking the Silos and Boosting Our Brains. How does the brain health revolution present opportunities to sup­port the health and performance of both body and brain across the full lifes­pan? What are the “low-hanging-fruit” areas ripe for enlightened investments, policies, research and development? What can we do in organizations to invest in our most precious human resource –our amazing brain– and boost innovation and resilience? How does the brain health revolution create new opportunities for healthcare, psychology and technology professionals?

  • When: Monday, October 28th, 2013. 4:30-6:00PM
  • What: MiNDS talk at McMaster University
  • To Learn More, click Here

Alvaro_FernandezBio: Alvaro Fernandez, named a Young Global Leader by the World Eco­nomic Forum, is the CEO of SharpBrains, an independent market research firm tracking health and wellbeing applications of neuroscience.  As co-author of The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age (April 2013; 284 pages) he has been quoted by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and is a recognized speaker on brain health innovation. Mr. Fernandez started his career at McKinsey & Co, has an MBA and MA in Education from Stanford University and a BA in Economics from Universidad de Deusto.

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