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Five highly recommended sessions on brain, health, wellness, big data, and brain fitness centers

Thank you to the 118 sharp minds who have already ordered their $15 tick­ets to cel­e­brate Brain Aware­ness Week by watch­ing the lat­est on neu­ro­plas­tic­i­ty, brain health and inno­va­tion. We need many more well-informed ambas­sadors of brain health and cog­ni­tive fit­ness, and Read the rest of this entry »

Educational Workshops @ 2012 SharpBrains Summit Start in 2 Hours

We look for­ward to the final day @ 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tual Sum­mit, today, fea­tur­ing four great edu­ca­tion­al work­shops on: Read the rest of this entry »

10 Frequently Asked Questions about the 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7–14th, 2012)

Q: Where does the Sharp­Brains Sum­mit take place?

A: The full Sum­mit takes place online; you can access it from your com­put­er any­where you are con­nect­ed to the inter­net. You don’t need to trav­el any­where. Watch this 3-minute video to see how it all works.

Q: Why not have a tra­di­tion­al con­fer­ence in one place?

A: Because we want to bring you the best glob­al speak­ers at the lead­ing edge of research, mar­ket trends and best practices…in an eco­nom­i­cal way. Gath­er­ing the Summit’s extra­or­di­nary and diverse speak­er ros­ter in one place might be possible..but you’d be pay­ing over $1,500 in com­bined reg­is­tra­tion fees and trav­el expens­es. In com­par­i­son, Read the rest of this entry »

Walter Reed’s Kate Sullivan on How to Set Up a Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter to Enhance Cog­ni­tive Retrain­ing and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion

Kate Sul­li­van will run an edu­ca­tion­al work­shop on  How to Set Up a Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter to Enhance Cog­ni­tive Retrain­ing and Reha­bil­i­ta­tion, at the upcom­ing 2012 Sharp­Brains Vir­tu­al Sum­mit (June 7–14th, 2012).

Descrip­tion: Learn the nuts and bolts of open­ing a rehab-ori­ent­ed “brain fit­ness cen­ter”, includ­ing staffing, mea­sure­ment of behavioral/ cog­ni­tive out­comes, Read the rest of this entry »

Agenda, Educational Workshops @ 2012 SharpBrains Virtual Summit (June 7–14th, 2012)

Please take a look at the  pre­lim­i­nary Sum­mit Agen­da fea­tur­ing a stel­lar ros­ter of con­firmed Speak­ers and Mod­er­a­tors and  includ­ing sev­er­al in-depths work­shops:

  • How Nation­wide Insur­ance rolled-out a Brain-based Cor­po­rate Well­ness Ini­tia­tive, with Kath­leen Herath, Asso­ciate Vice Pres­i­dent Health & Pro­duc­tiv­ity, Nation­wide Insur­ance.
  • How to Con­nect Neu­ro­science and Spe­cial Edu­ca­tion: A School-based Exam­ple, with Howard Eaton, CEO, Eaton Edu­ca­tional Group and Annette Good­man, Chief Edu­ca­tion Offi­cer, Arrow­smith Pro­gram.
  • How to Set Up a Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter to Dri­ve Cog­ni­tive Retrain­ing and Rehab, with Kate Sul­li­van, Direc­tor of the Brain Fit­ness Cen­ter, Wal­ter Reed Nation­al Mil­i­tary Med­ical Cen­ter.
  • How to Improve Cog­ni­tive Care and Pro­long Inde­pen­dence in Senior Liv­ing, with Rod­ney Stoops, Admin­is­tra­tor, Prov­i­dence Place Retire­ment Com­mu­ni­ty.

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