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Full Recordings Available Now: 2011 SharpBrains Summit

We are pleased to announce that full record­ings for all pre­sen­ta­tions deliv­ered dur­ing the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit: Retool­ing Brain Health for the 21st Cen­tu­ry (March 30 — April 1, 2011) are now avail­able both to Sum­mit Par­tic­i­pants and to non-Par­tic­i­pants.

You can Learn More Here and Access 40+ Talks and 20+ hours of up-to-date infor­ma­tion and analy­sis of brain sci­ence, tech­nol­o­gy and inno­va­tion, deliv­ered by noth­ing short of a world-class fac­ul­ty.

–> Reg­is­tered Sum­mit Par­tic­i­pants can access all Ses­sion Record­ings by click­ing on the ses­sion titles in the Agen­da page and using the same User­name and Pass­word they used to par­tic­i­pate in the Sum­mit.

–> Didn’t Reg­is­ter to Par­tic­i­pate in the 2011 Sharp­Brains Sum­mit but want to access all Ses­sion Record­ings (20+ hours, 40+ speak­ers) Now? You can secure your log-in here.

We hope the infor­ma­tion and analy­sis pro­vid­ed by these 40+ world-class speak­ers address­ing this 3-day agen­da pro­vide excel­lent val­ue to you: Read the rest of this entry »

Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier to Open 2011 SharpBrains Summit

We are hon­ored to announce that Dr. Bren­da Dann-Messier, US Depart­ment of Education’s Assis­tant Sec­re­tary for Voca­tion­al and Adult Edu­ca­tion, will open 2011 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit next Wednes­day, March 30th, shar­ing Wel­come Remarks with all par­tic­i­pants.

Bren­da Dann-Messier was nom­i­nat­ed by Pres­i­dent Oba­ma as assis­tant sec­re­tary for voca­tion­al and adult edu­ca­tion on July 14, 2009. On Oct. 5, 2009 she was con­firmed by the U.S. Sen­ate and began her offi­cial duties on Oct. 13, 2009.

As the first assis­tant sec­re­tary for the Office of Voca­tion­al and Adult Edu­ca­tion (OVAE) who is also an adult edu­ca­tor, Dann-Messier leads the Department’s efforts in adult edu­ca­tion and career and tech­ni­cal edu­ca­tion, as well as efforts sup­port­ing com­mu­ni­ty col­leges and cor­rec­tion­al edu­ca­tion. She over­sees the admin­is­tra­tion of 11 grant pro­grams in these areas, total­ing approx­i­mate­ly $1.9 bil­lion annu­al­ly. Dann-Messier is com­mit­ted to col­lab­o­ra­tion, both with­in the Depart­ment and across fed­er­al agen­cies, includ­ing work­ing with the U.S. Depart­ments of Labor, Agri­cul­ture, Health and Human Ser­vices, Home­land Secu­ri­ty and Com­merce.

OVAE’s vision is for all youths and adults to have mul­ti­ple oppor­tu­ni­ties to obtain life­long edu­ca­tion and train­ing in order to achieve reward­ing careers and fam­i­ly lives, par­tic­i­pate in their com­mu­ni­ties, and attain their per­son­al goals. OVAE is devot­ed to Read the rest of this entry »

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