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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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