New Speakers @ 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th)

Dear col­league,

We just crossed 100 reg­is­trants, in 11 coun­tries, to par­tic­i­pate at the 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Summit!

And, proud to announce a few great addi­tions to the already world-class Speak­er Ros­ter:

  • Dr. Adam Gaz­za­ley, Pro­fes­sor of Neu­rol­o­gy and Found­ing Direc­tor of Neu­roscape at UCSF (con­firmed)
  • Dr. Ali­son Fen­ney, Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of the Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy Indus­try Orga­ni­za­tion (NIO) (con­firmed)
  • Belén Guer­ra-Car­ril­loNSF Fel­low and grad­u­ate stu­dent researcher at Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­fo­nia, Berke­ley (con­firmed)
  • Dr. Car­los Peña, Direc­tor of the Neu­ro­log­i­cal and Phys­i­cal Med­i­cine Devices Divi­sion at the US Food & Drug Admin­is­tra­tion (FDA) (in process)
  • Kate Sul­li­van,  Direc­tor of the Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter at Wal­ter Reed Nation­al Mil­i­tary Med­ical Cen­ter (in process)
  • Nan­cy Briefs, Pres­i­dent and CEO of Dig­i­tal Cog­ni­tion Tech­nolo­gies (con­firmed)
  • Nikhil Sri­ra­man, IP Ana­lyst at Sharp­Brains (con­firmed)
  • Dr. Olivi­er Oul­li­er, Pro­fes­sor of Behav­ioral and Brain Sci­ences at Aix-Mar­seille Uni­ver­si­ty (con­firmed)
  • Poo­ja Wagh, Direc­tor of the Health Com­mu­ni­ty at MIT Solve (con­firmed)


They will join an incred­i­ble ecosys­tem for inno­va­tion encom­pass­ing indus­try, tech, research, pol­i­cy and practice.

Sum­mit Spon­sors include: AARP, VieLight, The Alzheimer’s Research and Pre­ven­tion Foun­da­tion (ARPF), the Arrow­smith Pro­gram, Ban­ner Health, EMOTIV, and Lumosity.

Sum­mit Part­ners include: Aging 2.0, Brain­Fu­tures, the Neu­rotech­nol­o­gy Indus­try Orga­ni­za­tion (NIO), MIT Solve, the Ontario Brain Insti­tute (OBI), Neu­roscape, Neu­roTechX, the Cen­ter for Brain­Health at UT-Dal­las, and the Nation­al Core for Neu­roethics at the Uni­ver­si­ty of British Colum­bia (UBC).

– Judg­ing Pan­el for the Brain­no­va­tions Pitch Contest

And please remem­ber that the Sum­mit will host a Brainnova­tions Pitch Con­test — the Call for Sub­mis­sions is open until Octo­ber 31st, 11 PM US Pacif­ic Stan­dard Time.

We are hon­ored to count on such a dis­tin­guished ‘Sharp Tank’ to dis­cuss and select the most promis­ing star­tups in the dig­i­tal health and neu­rotech space,” says Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, Sharp­Brains‘ CEO & Edi­tor-in-Chief, who will co-facil­i­tate the con­test with Dr. Bob Bilder, Direc­tor of the UCLA Ten­nen­baum Cen­ter for the Biol­o­gy of Cre­ativ­i­ty.

Look­ing for­ward to a great event — please con­sid­er join­ing us!

The Sharp­Brains Team

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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