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14 new Speakers, including Rutger’s April Benasich and EMOTIV’s Olivier Oullier, at the 2017 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (December 5–7th)

Proud to announce excel­lent addi­tions to the stel­lar Speak­er Ros­ter at the upcom­ing 2017 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit: Brain Health & Enhance­ment in the Dig­i­tal Age (Decem­ber 5–7th).

As direc­tor of the Infan­cy Stud­ies Lab­o­ra­to­ry at the Rut­gers Cen­ter for Mol­e­c­u­lar and Behav­ioral Neu­ro­science,  Dr. April Bena­sich’s research focus­es on brain devel­op­ment in infan­cy and ear­ly child­hood, specif­i­cal­ly the neur­al process­es nec­es­sary for nor­mal lan­guage and cog­ni­tive devel­op­ment. She uses a mix of cut­ting-edge tech­nolo­gies, includ­ing mea­sure­ment of audi­to­ry evoked brain poten­tials (EEG/ERPs) and nat­u­ral­ly sleep­ing MRI/fMRI, that add con­verg­ing non­in­va­sive phys­i­o­log­i­cal mea­sures to her lab’s exten­sive behav­ioral bat­tery.

Dr. Olivi­er Oul­li­er, just appoint­ed as the new Pres­i­dent of EMOTIV, is a neu­ro­sci­en­tist, strate­gist, and con­trib­u­tor to For­tune Mag­a­zine, He is the for­mer Head of Strat­e­gy in Glob­al Health and Health­care and Mem­ber of the Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee of the World Eco­nom­ic Forum, where he was in charge of an inter­na­tion­al project on val­ue-based care involv­ing more than 50 glob­al com­pa­nies and orga­ni­za­tions. Olivi­er is a Full Pro­fes­sor of Behav­ioral and Brain Sci­ences at Aix-Mar­seille Uni­ver­si­ty and taught at the Uni­ver­si­ties of Oxford and Geneva’s exec­u­tive edu­ca­tion pro­grams.

And, pitch­ing the lat­est think­ing and solu­tions for brain health and per­for­mance, dur­ing the Brainnova­tions Pitch Con­test we will see (you can check out their bios here):

Dr. Albert Kwon, Co-Founder & CEO of AUG­MEN­Tx

Dr. Amy Serin, Co-Founder & Chief Sci­ence Offi­cer at The Touch­point Solu­tion

Bill Wisialows­ki, COO of Neu­raMetrix

David Klein, Co-Founder & CEO of Click Ther­a­peu­tics

Greg Wong, VP Prod­uct Man­age­ment at Savonix

Igna­cio de Ramon, Co-Founder & CEO of Sin­cro­lab

Jafar Sab­bah, Founder & CEO of Beam Rid­ers

Mar­ti­na Rat­to, Cog­ni­tive Sci­en­tist at MyCog­ni­tion

Paul Lefrere, Inno­va­tion Lead at WEKIT — Wear­able Expe­ri­ence for Knowl­edge Inten­sive Train­ing

Ruth Poli­akine Baruchi, Founder & CEO of Myn­dY­ou

Dr. Ryan D’Arcy, Pres­i­dent & Chief Sci­en­tif­ic Offi­cer of HealthTech Con­nex

Tara Thi­a­gara­jan, Founder and Chief Sci­en­tist at Sapi­en Labs

 

Look­ing for­ward to a great vir­tu­al sum­mit at the fron­tier of Brain Health & Enhance­ment!

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Learn more & Reserve your Spot HERE

(10%-off pro­mo code for Sharp­Brains read­ers: sharp2017)

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