build better brains. together.
The Third Annual Future Forum: The Future of the Brain is a special half-day event that will include breakfast, lunch and a stellar group of speakers.
These thought-provoking experts will provide enlightening presentations as well as an interactive panel where attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.
7:30 A.M. REGISTRATION & NETWORKING
Registration and Networking on the Terrace overlooking Biscayne Bay, downtown
8:00 A.M. WELCOME TO THE FUTURE OF THE BRAIN
Opening remarks by WorldCity President Ken Roberts, introduction of WLRN Managing Editor and moderator Tom Hudson
8:10 A.M. SESSION 1: BRINGING “BRAIN MAPPING” TO MIAMI
Sam Rodriques, Ph.D., on how “Brain Mapping” will alter all aspects of the human experience, from work to play, in coming decades as we better understand the enormously complex brain, its parts and their roles. How can South Florida benefit from neuroscience advancements?
8:55 A.M. SESSION 2: LONGER LIVES, BETTER LIVES
As we make rapid advancements against Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Corinne Lasmezas asks: Is a longer life necessarily a better life and what will the cost to aging boomer's caretakers and society be?
9:30 A.M. MORNING BREAK ON TERRACE OVERLOOKING BISCAYNE BAY
9:45 A.M. INTERACTIVE SESSION 3: DIGITAL DEPENDENCY AND YOUR MEMORY
Your memory can be a much more powerful tool for both personal and professional relationships. Learn how to sharpen it from U.S. Memory Champion Chester Santos
10:45 A.M. INTERACTIVE SESSION 4: MARKETING, NEUROSCIENCE AND YOUR WALLET
Does your brain have a “buy button?” Neuromarketing expert and author Patrick Renvoise explores how companies reach into our brains to influence our behavior – and how you can improve your persuasion skills
11:30 A.M. PANEL SESSION: YOUR QUESTIONS, THEIR INSIGHTS
Lunch and Interactive Panel Discussion moderated by Jane Wooldridge, Miami Herald Business Editor with all four panelists on stage.
1:00 P.M. CLOSING REMARKS
1:15 P.M. AFTERNOON BREAK ON TERRACE OVERLOOKING BISCAYNE BAY
Relax with refreshments on the balcony.
content of the future
The Future Forum focuses on innovations and ideas of the future. Be inspired by thought leaders who are light years ahead.
The Future Forum attracts and connects a variety of experts in their field looking to gain different perspectives.