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2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit: Monitoring & Enhancing Brain Health in the Pervasive Neurotechnology Era (November 17-19th, 2015)

“The SharpBrains Summit is unique in its impressive ability to unite a diverse collection of cutting-edge thinkers in a virtual conference that is shared globally without a hitch.” — Dr. Adam Gazzaley, Director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at UCSF

–> How to Register and Watch all Summit Recordings (15+ Hours; 30+ Speakers including all talks and Q&A sessions)

The 2015 SharpBrains Virtual Summit featured over 30 of the world’s top scientists, innovators and experts working on better ways to monitor and enhance brain health, harnessing a range of emerging non-invasive neurotechnologies. The Summit, now in its sixth year, provides a vibrant and convenient forum to discover emerging trends and to discuss most pressing topics.

25 Key References to Navigate the Brain Health and Neurotechnology Revolution

Optimized-2015SummitSessionsThese are 25 of the key reference materials that Summit Participants found most intriguing, in order of discussion during the Summit.

What participants said about past SharpBrains Virtual Summits

“Kudos for such a fantastic conference. The discussion about human vs. artificial intelligence and ethics was especially exciting.” — Rajiv Pant, Chief Tech­nol­ogy Offi­cer of The New York Times

“A perfect way to keep the pulse of 3 key innovation themes: mobile apps and wearables, consumer health, and applied neuroscience.” — Jack Young, Head of Qual­comm Life Fund

2015SharpBrainsVirtualSummit_web“I was impressed by the forward-looking yet practical discussion about enhancing human performance, involving such a range of cross-sector pioneers. A pleasure to be involved!” — Dr. Susan Jew­ell, Pres­i­dent of the Inter­na­tional Space Med­i­cine Consortium

“I believe that cognitive function and brain science are the new frontiers in health promotion, and I know of no better resource than SharpBrains to explore the latest and what’s next. Excellent discussions and overall event.” — Dr. Michael P. O’Donnell,  Editor-In-Chief of the Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Health Promotion

“Congratulations on convening such a compelling group of speakers and participants.  The implementation was super high-quality and seamless.  Nicely done!” — Eddie Martucci, VP Research & Devel­op­ment at Akili Inter­ac­tive Labs

“Another impressive edition of the SharpBrains Summit. Unique combination of vision and lessons learned, of shared enthusiasm to engage and empower consumers thanks to emerging knowledge about the brain, of a strong zeal to achieve social impact without making misleading claims. Looking forward to next year!” — Keith Epstein, Senior Strategy Advisor at AARP

“A great way to gather current information on brain health from a variety of sources and to make new connections” — Dr. Catherine Madison, Direc­tor of the Ray Dolby Brain Health Cen­ter at Cal­i­for­nia Pacific Med­ical Center

“It is incredibly hard to get such a diverse array of experts together in one “room” — Congrats on a great Summit” — Aki Nikolaidis,  NSF Fel­low at the Uni­ver­sity of Illi­nois Cham­paign Urbana

An impressive virtual convocation of leading scientists and developers and adopters of cognitive enhancement technology.” — Dr. Robert Bilder, Chief of Medical Psychology-Neuropsychology, UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience

The SharpBrains team has done another fantastic job, producing the best brain conference available today.” — Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD, President, Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation

Great combination of emerging research with real life case studies. It puts us several years ahead of what appears in more popular publication sources and conferences.” — Steve Zanon, Founder, Proactive Ageing

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a virtual conference? The SharpBrains Virtual Summit is just like a physical conference — registered participants can access all presentations, ask pressing questions, and connect with speakers and fellow participants. The main difference is, no one needs to travel. Your learn and interact with others via your computer.

I wasn’t able to par­tic­i­pate live in all ses­sions. Were they recorded? Yes, all ses­sions were recorded and avail­able at no extra cost to reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pants. Access to the recordings (30+ Speakers, 15+ Hours) is also available for purchase Here.

What is “pervasive neurotechnology”? Non-invasive approaches that, given their cost and safety profiles, are easily scalable and can become ubiquitous. Check out this infographic for more.

Do you offer press passes? Yes, please contact us with details on your publication and idea.

Do you offer CEUs/ CMEs? We don’t. We do offer a Cer­tifi­cate of Atten­dance to those who request it.