SATURDAY, October 12th, 2019

8:00 AM Breakfast & Registration

9:00 AM Welcome to BrainMind at Stanford with Laura Roberts, Michael McCullough, Juan Enriquez, and Diana Saville

Musical Performance by Elena Georgieva, researcher, Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

9:20 AM Plenary Session Supported by the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute:

Disruptive Psychopharmacology: Are the 60’s Back?
Rob Malenka, MD, PhD

Nancy Friend Pritzker Professor in Psychiatry Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, Associate Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Deputy Director, Stanford Neurosciences Institute.

The Baby Brain
Patricia Kuhl, PhD
Bezos Family Foundation Endowed Chair in Early Childhood Learning, Co-Director, Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences, Professor, Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington

The e-Brain Model
Magali Haas, MD, PhD
CEO & President, Cohen Veterans Bioscience

Qi-Gong Exercises with Dr. Guan-Cheng Sun and Willian Spear

Engineering a New Era of Psychiatric Therapeutics
Amit Etkin, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute, Stanford University, and VA Palo Alto

BrainMind - The Path Ahead
Michael McCullough, MD
Founder, BrainMind, Entrepreneur in Residence, Greylock Partners

10:30 AM Break

11:15 AM Plenary Session

Socioeconomic Status and the Brain: Prospects for Neuroscience-informed Social Policy
Martha Farah, PhD
Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Natural Sciences, University of Pennsylvania

Circadian Metabolism for Brain Health
Satchinanda Panda, PhD
Professor, Regulatory Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies

HypNOpioids – Pain Relief Without Drugs
David Spiegel, MD
Wilson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine Stanford University

Stanford RTAP Presentations

Karen Parker, PhD - Revolutionizing Autism Detection: A Laboratory-Based Diagnostic
Hadi Housseini, PhD - A Brain Imaging Wearable: Daily Tracking of Brain Function
Eric Stice, PhD - Brain Training: Devaluation of High Calorie Foods

12:45 PM Lunch with Speakers, Experiential NeuroLab opens

1:45 PM Guided Meditation led by Hui Qi Tong, PhD, Clinical Associate Professor S,tanford University School of Medicine

2:15 PM Musical Performance by Fernando Lopez-Lezcano, composer; and lecturer, Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

2:30 PM Entrepreneur Spotlight supported by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Selected entrepreneurs present their ideas and pose one impact-related question to participants.

3:15 PM  Break

3:30 PM Breakout Discussion Tables

Strategic Philanthropy - Calvin Nguyen and Andrew Lee, MBA
Alzheimers’ Prevention and Genetic Risk - Richard Isaacson, MD and Marwan Sabbagh, MD
Flow States, Imagination, and Creativity - John Seely Brown, PhD and Rodney Mullen
Psychedelic Medicine - Charles DeBattista, MD
Memories and Meaning - Sharon Naperstek, PhD
Aha Moments: The Neural Basis of Insight - Heather Berlin, MD
Being You - Anil Seth, DPhil
Mindfulness and Self Mastery - Hui Tong, PhD
Children’s Mental Health - David Hong, MD and Karen Parker, PhD
Quantum Consciousness - Stuart Hameroff, MD

4:45 PM Reception with performance by hip hop artist Baba Brinkman

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6:00 PM (Dinners By Special Request Only)

Dinner exploring innovative work on Alzheimer’s Prevention and Genetic Risk with Dr. Richard Isaacson, Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic, Associate Professor of Neurology, Assistant Dean of Faculty Development and Director of the Neurology Residency Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Marwan Sabbagh, MD, Director of the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at Cleveland Clinic Nevada, Camille and Larry Ruvo Endowed Chair for Brain Health, and Clinical Professor, Department of Neurology, UNLV

9:30 PM After-hours gathering, Venue TBD

SUNDAY, October 13th, 2019

8:00 AM Breakfast

9:00 AM Welcome and Recap with Laura Roberts, Michael McCullough, Juan Enriquez, and Diana Saville

Musical Performance by Jonathan Berger, composer and Chair of the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics

9:20 AM Plenary Session

Towards the Comprehensive Mapping of Normal and Pathological Brain Mechanisms
Ed Boyden, PhD

Y. Eva Tan Professor in Neurotechnology at MIT, Leader, Synthetic Neurobiology Group, Professor, MIT Media Lab and McGovern Institute, Departments of Biological Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Co-Director, MIT Center for Neurobiological Engineering

[TBA]
Poppy Crum, PhD

Chief Scientist, Dolby Laboratories, Adjunct Professor, Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and Program in Symbolic Systems

Decoding Speech
Eddie Chang, MD

Professor and Vice Chair of Neurological Surgery, Jeanne Robertson Distinguished Professor, William K. Bowes Jr Biomedical Investigator, Co-Director, Center for Neural Engineering and Prostheses at UC Berkeley and UCSF Weill Institute of Neurosciences, University of California, San Francisco

Qi-Gong Exercises with Dr. Guan-Cheng Sun and Willian Spear

Building on the Science of Resilience
Manpreet Singh, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Director, Stanford Pediatric Mood Disorders Program, Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang Faculty Scholar in Pediatric Translational Medicine, Stanford Maternal Child Health Research Institute

CMOS to Mind, Merging Computers and Brains
Nick Melosh, PhD
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University

10:30 AM Break

11:15 AM Plenary Session:

Treatments at the Crossroads of Brain/Mind/Body: Anorexia Nervosa
Jim Lock, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics, Stanford University

Accelerating Mindfulness Training with Ultrasonic Neuromodulation
Jay Sanguinetti, PhD
Adjunct Professor, University of Arizona, Research Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico

Why Babies Are More Conscious Than We Are
Alison Gopnik, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

Team Up with Thine Enemy: A New Way to Make Progress in Consciousness Research
Dawid Potgeiter, DPhil
Senior Program Officer, Head of Program Management, Templeton World Charity Foundation

Feeling and Consciousness
Antonio Damasio, MD, PhD
Dornsife Professor of Neuroscience, Psychology & Philosophy, Director, Brain and Creativity Institute, University of Southern California

12:45 PM Lunch with Speakers, Experiential NeuroLab opens

1:45 PM Guided “Wheel of Awareness” Meditation led by Daniel Siegel, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.

2:15 PM Spiritune Musical Demo, Jamie Pabst

2:30 PM Ecosystem Brainstorming Session

EIR in Labs Program, Neuroethics Initiative, Funding Support for Valley of Death Companies, Roadmap and Funding Gaps fo Alzheimer’s, Accelerating Research Tool Development, Future BrainMind Salons

3:30 PM Fireside Chat with Reid Hoffman

4:30 PM Closing Remarks with Laura Roberts and Michael McCullough

4:45 PM Closing Reception with performance by hip hop artist Baba Brinkman

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6:00 PM (For Consciousness Day Participants Only) Kickoff Dinner for Consciousness Day with Keynote by Dr. Christof Koch, Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute

9:30 PM After-hours gathering, Venue TBD