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London, July 17th: Upgrading Education and Health in light of Neuroscience — The Frontier of Gaming?


We are delight­ed to invite Sharp­Brains friends to dis­cov­er the future of applied neu­ro­science and gam­ing at a cock­tail evening  in Lon­don on Thurs­day July 17th, host­ed by Brain­bow in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Strate­gic North and Sharp­Brains.


17:30 — 18:15: Cock­tails

18 15 — 18 30: Open­ing Remarks by Event Chair Prof. Olivi­er Oul­li­er, Pro­fes­sor of Behav­iour­al and Brain Sci­ences at Aix-Mar­seille Uni­ver­si­ty and Vice-Chair of the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Glob­al Agen­da Coun­cil on Neu­ro­science and Behav­iour.

18:30 — 18:50: Keynote by Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, Sharp­Brains’ CEO & Co-Founder
“Retool­ing Brain Care With Low-Cost, Data-Dri­ven Tech­nolo­gies”

Alvaro will be intro­duc­ing his lat­est book for the first time in the UK. The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mise Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age com­bines a user-friend­ly tuto­r­i­al on how the brain works with evi­dence-based advice about how to choose and inte­grate lifestyle changes and brain-train­ing appli­ca­tions. Alvaro, named a Young Glob­al Leader by the World Eco­nom­ic Forum, runs Sharp­Brains, an inde­pen­dent mar­ket research firm track­ing applied neu­ro­science. He has been quot­ed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, CNN, AP and oth­ers, and has an MBA and MA in Edu­ca­tion from Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty.

18:50 — 19:00: The Brain­bow team will present pub­licly for the first time its new ser­vice, Peak, as an exam­ple of the oppor­tu­ni­ties dis­cussed dur­ing the keynote. Inter­est­ed par­ties will have exclu­sive access pri­or to the UK launch.

19:00 — 19:15: Q&A and dis­cus­sion

19:15: Nib­bles and more cock­tails, of course… and many oth­er sur­pris­es in the Peak Lab!

We look for­ward to wel­com­ing our Lon­don friends on July 17th at Brain­bow Lon­don HQ. This is an exclu­sive event with a lim­it­ed capac­i­ty; please Con­tact Us by July 2nd if you’re inter­est­ed in attend­ing, indi­cat­ing your name, pro­fes­sion­al affil­i­a­tion and whether you’ve attend­ed a Sharp­Brains Sum­mit in the past or will attend the next one on Octo­ber 28–30th, 2014.

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