SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Resource, Inc., (BRRZY: OTC US, BRC: ASX), developer of innovative cognitive assessments and exercises to improve brain health, is scheduled to present at the upcoming SharpBrains Virtual Summit from June 7- 14. The Summit will bring together more than 150 researchers, decision-makers and practitioners across the technology, mental health, gaming and other sectors to discuss trends in the field of health optimization and performance through the brain. Brain Resource is also a gold sponsor of the event.
"There is a growing awareness on how brain health impacts one's overall health and wellness," said Gregory Bayer, PhD, CEO of Brain Resource's U.S. operations. "We are excited to participate in SharpBrains Virtual Summit as it will continue to foster an understanding of the importance of the brain and to further advance technology to improve brain health."
Brain Resource executives will be participating in the following sessions:
- June 7: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT | How will Health incorporate Brain?
Dr. Evian Gordon, founder and executive chairman of Brain Resource, will participate on a panel discussing what will it take for the brain to receive as much attention and proactive care as the heart does, both as a key organ on its own and as a key enabler of health. Other participants include Dr. Michael Posner, professor Emeritus of University of Oregon, Dr. Yaakov Stern, cognitive neuroscience division leader, Columbia University, Dr. Peter Whitehouse, professor, Case Western Reserve University. The panel will be moderated by Sharon Begley, senior health and science correspondent for Reuters.
- June 7: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. PDT | Educational workshop: How Nationwide Insurance rolled-out a Brain-based Corporate Wellness Initiative
Kathleen Herath, associate vice president of health & productivity at Nationwide Insurance, to present an in-depth case study, highlighting the use of Brain Resource's MyBrainSolutions offering as a part of its brain based corporate wellness initiative.
- June 7, 2012, at 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PDT | Where will neuroplasticity-based interventions be accessed, and how will they be regulated and paid for?
Bayer to discuss interventions such as cognitive training, videogames, biofeedback and cognitive behavioral therapy being used by consumers and institutions. Other panel participants include Peter Kissinger, president of AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
- June 13, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PDT | Demos of Brain Resource's products
Savannah DeVarney, vice president of Products, to host a demonstration of Brain Resource's products, including WebNeuro, MyBrainSolutions and MyCalmBeat.
All sessions will be archived on SharpBrains' website. Additionally, Brain Resource is offering a 15 percent discount on registration fees to interested participants. To register with this discount, visit SharpBrains and use the promotional code: sharpbr. Also, follow the Summit on Twitter at #svs12
About Brain Resource, Inc.
Brain Resource, Inc. (BRRZY: OTC US, BRC: ASX) translates new findings about the brain into engaging products for consumers, employers and clinicians to improve cognition and brain function. With offices in San Francisco and Australia, and agents in Europe and Israel, the company is underpinned by an international consortium of scientists and clinicians that bring together all aspects about the brain that are usually assessed independently. For more information, follow Brain Resource on Twitter @MyBrainSolution or visit www.brainresource.com.
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