Heads up: I’ll be in Toronto this Wednesday and Thursday to speak on “The Web as a Gym for the Brain” at mesh13, and to present our new book on How to Optimize Brain Health and Performance at Any Age at MaRS Discovery District. If you’re attending either, please say Hello! [Read more…] about Brain fitness matters in Canada: Upcoming talks in Toronto and Victoria
In an increasingly knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy, human brains—not financial capital—are becoming the primary drivers of business success. Engaged, creative citizens and workers mean the difference between success and failure at the organizational and societal levels.
Looking at the problem from the perspective of brain health, there are [Read more…] about Invest in Brain Health to Drive Innovation and Prosperity
The 2011 SharpBrains Summit: Retooling Brain Health for the 21st Century (March 30 — April 1st) is just 5 weeks away. You can Learn More and Register Today HERE. Don’t miss the opportunity to join an incredible line-up of 36+ confirmed Speakers, 7 Sponsors/ Exhibitors, 13 Partners, and 150+ Participants as of today, all available to you without any travel involved.
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Learn More and Register Today HERE
We are honored to announce the following Sponsors and Partners of the upcoming 2011 SharpBrains Summit: Retooling Brain Health for the 21st Century (March 30th — April 1st, 2011). And we are looking for more, so please contact us if interested! [Read more…] about Announcing Sponsors and Partners: 2011 SharpBrains Summit
You can see speakers and agenda by clicking on SharpBrains Summit. Please register if you are interested in participating: January 18–20th 2010 (Pacific Time).
- Conference: January 18–19th. 9–10 panels to discuss Market and Research Insights, together with online discussions.
- Expo Day: January 20th. Product demos by Sponsors.
Confirmed speakers and themes:
Monday, January 18th, 2010:
Cognition and Neuroplasticity: The New Healthcare Frontier
- Alvaro Fernandez, CEO, SharpBrains
- David Whitehouse, Chief Medical Officer, OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions
- William Reichman, President, Baycrest
- P Murali Doraiswamy, Biological Psychiatry Division Head, Duke University
Tools for Safer Driving: Teenagers and Older Adults
- Steven Aldrich, CEO, Posit Science
- Peter Christianson, President of Young Drivers of Canada
- Jerri Edwards, Assoc. Professor University of South Florida
Clinical Applications: Researching, Identifying, Treating Cognitive Deficits
- Keith Wesnes, Practice Leader, United BioSource Corporation
- Jonas Jendi, CEO, Cogmed
- Michel Noir, President, Scientific Brain Training
- Elkhonon Goldberg, Chief Scientific Advisor, SharpBrains
MaRS (a Toronto-based innovation center) has just announced the Ontario Innovation Summit: The Business of Aging to “feature some of the worldâ€™s top experts focused on the many issues that the aging of the global population poses for communities, governments, academic and healthcare institutions, and businesses.”
- Innovation in an Age Friendly Society: Interconnected Challenges and Opportunities
— Rethinking Technology & Community: Optimizing our Economic Contributions and Enhancing Quality of Life
— Maintaining Autonomy: The Brain Fitness Movement
— Public Policy Impact: Putting Innovation to Work across the Continuum of Aging
— Commitment to Action
The conference will host special keynote appearances by the Hon. Dalton McGuinty, Premier of Ontario, and Dr. Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Astronaut. Other confirmed speakers:
- Dr. Jane Barratt, Secretary General, International Federation on Ageing
— Dr. John Beard, Director, Department of Aging and Life Course, World Health Organization
— Dr. Adalsteinn (Steini) Brown, Assistant Deputy Minister, Health System Strategy Division, Ontario Ministry of Health
— Alvaro Fernandez, Co-Founder, SharpBrains
— Saul Kaplan, Chief Catalyst, Business Innovation Factory
— Dr. David Naylor, President, University of Toronto
— Dr. Bill Reichman, President and CEO, Baycrest
To learn more, click Here.
Will make sure to blog about the event — what Ontario is doing, including its $10m investment in Baycrest last year (see my interview with Baycrest CEO, Bill Reichman), is truly enlightened and stimulating.