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.