Focused, Organized Minds: Using Brain Science to Engage Attention in a Distracted World

Boston, MA
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Saturday, November 22, 2014
Classroom attention is under siege. Today’s technology is creating more classroom distractions and disorganization. Yet, academic testing and Common Core State Standards require students to be more focused and organized in order to succeed. Neuroscience may offer a way to engage these attention, organization and study skills. Discover classroom strategies and new cognitive technologies to improve student focus, planning and executive function skills.


Fourth Annual Markesbery Community Symposium on Aging and Dementia

Lexington, KY
Saturday, November 22, 2014
The University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging presents the Fourth Annual Markesbery Community Symposium on Aging and Dementia. The public is invited to attend this free informational program on Alzheimer's disease to be held on Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at the Lexington Convention Center. The symposium will kick off at 8:30 am with check-in and continental breakfast. The program will include several presentations designed to present research highlights and promote normal, healthy brain aging, and conclude with a question and answer session on memory and brain health issues.


British Neuroscience Association’s Festival of Neuroscience

Edinburgh, Scotland
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15, 2015
BNA2015: Festival of Neuroscience will highlight some of the best research into the brain and nervous system in a conference with speakers and delegates from the UK and abroad.  Leading experts will deliver plenary lectures, and hundreds of researchers will present their latest research in symposia and posters.  There will be a trade exhibition showcasing products and services of our sponsors. All this will be at the EICC.


Call for Nominations–10th IBRO/Kemali Prize

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The Tenth International Prize of 25,000 Euros will be awarded in 2015 by the IBRO-Dargut & Milena Kemali Foundation to a scientist less than 45 years of age on December 31, 2014 who has made outstanding contributions to Basic or Clinical Neuroscience. Nominations in electronic format should be submitted by email to ibrokemaliprize@gmail.com and ibrocentral@gmail.com. Self-nominations are welcome. They should be received by April 15, 2015.