The Brain, The Mind & How We Learn Conference
in partnership with
Monday, October 8, 2018
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Designed for educators at all levels as well as health professionals and the general public, this day of interactive workshops, panel discussions and lectures will give participants a greater understanding of how brain biology affects behavior, personality, and learning.
Early Bird (prior to October 1, 2018): $50; Discount will be applied at checkout.
October 1 – October 7, 2018 (week of conference): $65
October 8, 2018 (day of conference): $75
- Tentative Conference Schedule
- Workshop Committee Members
|8:30 – 9:00 a.m.||Welcome|
|9:00 – 10:30 a.m.||Plenary|
|10:30 – 10:45 a.m.||Questions and Answers|
|10:45 – 11:00 a.m.||Coffee Break|
|11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Workshops|
|12:00 – 1:00 p.m.||Lunch, Poster Presentations, Round Table Talks|
|1:15 – 2:45 p.m.||Plenary|
|3:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Dr. Don Stearn’s Presentation on “Learning and What We Can Do to Improve It”|
|3:30 – 3:45 p.m.||Wrap Up|
|4:00 – 5:00 p.m.||Cocktail Reception|
Sarah Donovan, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Interim Dean, Integrated Learning
Jason Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Education
Carin Guarasci, Ed.D., Conference Coordinator, Director of New Educators at Wagner
Nora Lowy, PhD, Director, Physician Assistant Program
Laurence Nolan, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology
Ruta Shah-Gordon, Ph.D., Vice President for Internationalization, Intercultural Affairs, and Campus Life
Donald Stearns, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Director, Wagner College Center for Teaching, Learning, and Research
Patricia Tooker, D.P.N, Dean, Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing
Get involved! The Brain, The Mind & How We Learn Conference is looking for attendees to take charge as leaders in their fields to share research and best practices during a one-hour poster session to help create more healthy, well-informed, vibrant communities. Submissions should include: the title of the poster, name and contact information for the corresponding author, a 200-300 word abstract describing what the poster will present and an indication of which conference topic(s) you plan to cover.
Please read the full call for individual poster proposals before submitting your presentation below.