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May 8th: How Neurotech Innovation Leads to New Healthcare Realities @ Horasis Global Meeting in Cascais, Portugal

Heads-up: the 2018 Hora­sis Glob­al Meet­ing will host a ses­sion on How Inno­va­tion Leads to New Health­care Real­i­ties, and our very own Alvaro Fer­nan­dez will dis­cuss the lat­est in neu­rotech­nol­o­gy, brain & men­tal health and also set the stage for the upcom­ing launch of the Por­tuguese edi­tionof The Sharp­Brains Guide to Brain Fit­ness: How to Opti­mize Brain Health and Per­for­mance at Any Age (also avail­able in Span­ish, Japan­ese and Pol­ish).

Descrip­tion: Inno­va­tion in health-care is advanc­ing glob­al­ly, offer­ing trans­for­ma­tive change. In an aging soci­ety we might con­sid­er bet­ter pal­lia­tive care most impor­tant – but are there oth­er areas that offer bet­ter prospects?  How may our plan­et and we become more resilient?

When: May 8th, 08.00–09.30

Over­all agen­da: Hora­sis will con­vene the 2018 Hora­sis Glob­al Meet­ing in Cas­cais, Por­tu­gal over 5–8 May. The annu­al Hora­sis Glob­al Meet­ing is one of the world’s fore­most gath­er­ings of busi­ness lead­ers who inter­act with key gov­ern­ment offi­cials and emi­nent thought lead­ers. The Hora­sis com­mu­ni­ty of more than 400 select­ed world lead­ers from 70 coun­tries will gath­er for an unpar­al­leled expe­ri­ence advanc­ing solu­tions to the most crit­i­cal chal­lenges fac­ing cor­po­ra­tions and soci­eties today. As in 2017, the Hora­sis Glob­al Meet­ing is held in part­ner­ship with the City of Cas­cais and the Por­tuguese Gov­ern­ment.

Bio: Alvaro Fer­nan­dez, named a Young Glob­al Leader, runs Sharp­Brains, an inde­pen­dent mar­ket research firm track­ing applied neu­ro­science. He has been quot­ed by The New York Times, The Wall Street Jour­nal, BBC, Reuters, and Asso­ci­at­ed Press, among oth­ers, and 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. Alvaro enjoys serv­ing in the World Eco­nom­ic Forum’s Coun­cil on the Future of Human Enhance­ment, and in the Glob­al Teacher Prize Acad­e­my run by the Varkey Foun­da­tion, and holds an MBA and MA in Edu­ca­tion from Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty and a BA in Eco­nom­ics from Uni­ver­si­dad de Deusto, in his native Spain.

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