Reminder: The Future of Brain Health and Enhancement, September 6–7th in Washington, DC


Brain­Fu­tures 2017 is a one-and-a-half-day con­fer­ence fea­tur­ing renowned lead­ers shar­ing research-to-prac­tice inno­va­tion to opti­mize brain health and trans­form men­tal health care. Keynote speak­ers include Dr. Nor­man Doidge, Dr. Alvaro Pas­cual-Leone, Dr. John Ratey, Dr. Adam Gaz­za­ley, Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, and more. The con­fer­ence is cer­ti­fied to offer CEU and CME credits.

  • Where: Gay­lord Nation­al Resort (Wash­ing­ton, D.C.)
  • When: Sep­tem­ber 6–7, 2017 

Our very own CEO and Edi­tor-in-Chief Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will deliv­er a keynote on The Future of Brain Health and Enhance­ment.

Descrip­tion: Hun­dreds of sci­ence labs and com­pa­nies around the globe are research­ing and devel­op­ing new ways to help brain own­ers be smarter, sharp­er and health­i­er. What explains this flur­ry of activ­i­ty, and where may it be head­ed? Which com­pa­nies, tech­nolo­gies and solu­tions are gain­ing the most trac­tion so far, and what are some of the best prac­tices for appro­pri­ate use?

Alvaro Fer­nan­dez runs Sharp­Brains, an inde­pen­dent mar­ket research firm track­ing applied neu­ro­science. A rec­og­nized pub­lic speak­er, he has been quot­ed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, CNN, Reuters, and Asso­ci­at­ed Press, among oth­ers. Alvaro is the Edi­tor-in-chief of sem­i­nal mar­ket reports on Per­va­sive Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy and Dig­i­tal Brain Health, and co-author of the book The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness. He enjoys serv­ing in the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Coun­cil on the Future of Human Enhance­ment, and as Judge for MIT Solve’s Brain Health Chal­lenge and for the Glob­al Teacher Prize run by the Varkey Foun­da­tion. Alvaro holds an MBA and MA in Edu­ca­tion from Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty and a BA in Eco­nom­ics from Uni­ver­si­dad de Deusto, in his native Spain, and has been named a Young Glob­al Leader by the World Eco­nom­ic Forum.

–> To Learn More, check out the full con­fer­ence agen­da HERE.

Sharp­Brains read­ers receive a $100 dis­count by fol­low­ing this link to reg­is­ter and enter­ing the pro­mo­tion­al code SHARPBRAINS as you select tick­ets at checkout.

Addi­tion­al­ly, Brain­Fu­tures is offer­ing some schol­ar­ship oppor­tu­ni­ties, which can be request­ed by con­tact­ing Susan Link­ous at 443–901-1550 ext. 235 or slink­ous at mhamd dot org.

The Conference in Context

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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