Our most pressing issues – from innovation to ethics – turn out to be connected by the common currencies of human behavior.
Organizations need to double down on what makes humans perform at their best, through learning made more social, cultures made more inclusive, voices made more empowered.
At the NeuroLeadership Summit, you'll find out how.
2019 Summit presenters includedView All Presenters
Valerie Purdie-Greenaway, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Adam Alter, Ph.D.
New York University’s Stern School of Business
Associate Professor of Marketing
Pamela Puryear, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.
VP of Client Experience
Director of Learning Delivery
Our mission is to create the most brain-friendly conference in the world. In 2016, Inc. Magazine included the Summit in their list of the 10 most innovative of the year.
The Institute has hosted 14 events over 11 years, iterating and experimenting around the question of how to design a conference with participant goals in mind.
We believe a participant’s central goals at conferences are to discover useful new ideas and to create new connections. Because we ground our Summit in the latest neuroscience research, we ensure the format and content is in step with how the brain optimally learns and retains information.
It turns out that if you apply findings from neuroscience to designing a conference, everyone gets a lot more out of it. Here are four principles of the NeuroLeadership Summit:
- Ideas are like food – allow time for digestion
- Social experiences are crucial – let people connect more
- Do less, but do it really well – less is more sometimes
- Work with, not against, the natural flow of energy – we have limits that need to be respected
From Psychology Today
Rethinking How We 'Conference': How to design a conference with the brain in mind.
Last year's Summit included
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Discover how brain research unlocks new possibilities for dramatic organizational improvement, productivity, and innovation.
L & D Professionals
Learn how to create applicable learning experiences that are powered by a deeper understanding of how the human brain functions.
Talent & HR Professionals
Explore the latest HR trends, best practices, and case studies featuring some of the most influential global organizations.
Transform leaders with science-based approaches for driving performance.
Trainers & Facilitators
Apply what you learn to increase the effectiveness of existing learning initiatives or create new ones.
Leaders & Managers
Leverage brain research to regulate your emotions and influence insight to motivate and create sustainable habits in others.