Light Up Your Mind
BrainFutures 2017 is a one-and-a-half-day conference featuring renowned leaders sharing research-to-practice innovation to optimize brain health and transform mental health care.
Continuing education credits are available
Gaylord National Resort (Washington, D.C.)
Until recently, scientists believed that brain development came to a halt during adulthood. Today we know that our brains are constantly changing throughout our lives and forming new pathways in response to our environment, actions, thinking and emotions. This is good news for all of us, whether we want to improve learning outcomes for kids, maintain sharp thinking as we age, optimize functioning at work or enhance treatment for a mental health or substance use problem.
Breakthroughs in understanding of brain plasticity have spurred new directions in neuroscience research, producing a wide range of practical applications through the use of:
Join us at BrainFutures 2017 as we explore these innovations to restore and strengthen pathways in our brains, and in doing so, improve brain functioning and the quality of lives.
Increased understanding of neuroplasticity has spurred new research and innovation in the treatment of mental health problems.
Just as staying physically fit is important to our health throughout our lives, so is keeping our brains fit and healthy.
Neuroplasticity is the simple, yet game changing, discovery that our brains can and do change throughout our lives.
A variety of neuroplasticity-based interventions have proven successful in improving learning in schools.
BrainFutures 2017 caters to a diverse audience of:
Care providers and payers in health, behavioral health and older adult services
Educators and administrators in primary and secondary schools
Employers and human resources professionals
Policymakers and the public
BrainFutures 2017 features a world-renowned lineup of presenters discussing advances in treatment, brain fitness across generations, the value of technology in treating mental illness and substance use problems, and the range of therapy options that can improve outcomes.
BrainFutures 2017 provides a unique opportunity for sponsors and exhibitors to connect with more than 500 of the nation's most progressive decision makers. Showcase your product or research, engage with early adopters, and capitalize on national visibility. Learn more about sponsorship and expo packages.