Colleagues with an interest in the Heath, Wellbeing and Ageing research theme, may be keen to hear details of this conference which is taking place locally on 12st August. Registration is required this week!
Mind Your Head Conference
Date(s) – 12 Aug 2012 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Kingston Maurward College
Discover how to increase your mental potential, improve your memory and enhance the well-being of your mind at this unique event.
You only have one mind and its well-being is intrinsically linked to the success of your future. By taking care of your mind now, you can maintain its vitality for longer. As a business owner, manager, student or individual, you need your brain to be working at its full potential to cope with the pressures and vast amounts of information of every day life.
£95 – Pay by PayPal or card
Businesses are built on brain power, so it is vitally important that you make the best use of this most important asset. If you increase the mental potential in your business by engaging your team emotionally and mentally, then you can gain a competitive edge.
This amazing conference is for anyone who wants to take a pro-active approach to maintaining and enhancing the phenomenal power of their own or their employees’ brains.
It brings four internationally renowned speakers to Dorset. They will deliver their expertise on how you can increase your mental potential and wellbeing. Tony Buzan will also dispel some of the myths about the ageing brain and encourage a more positive attitude to those working in their later years.
The conference will be chaired by Valerie Singleton
Tony Buzan: Older, Better and Still Working Brain
Creator of Mind Mapping and Founder/ President of The Brain Trust Charity
Dominic O’Brien: How to Unleash Your Memory
Eight times world memory champion
Wayne Bennett: The Benefits of Lifelong Learning
Director of Dillington House and Chair of ARCA
Leontxo Garcia: Chess, the Best Gym for the Mind
Spanish journalist, researcher, lecturer and Chess Master
TICKETS : Just £95 inclusive of conference, buffet lunch and entry to the Showcase.
Group discount for tickets are available on request. Ring 01305 261540
Fund Raising Event
Proceeds will be used to sustain the voluntary community project Mind Your Head Challenge, which is enabling older people to stay more mentally active. Dementia is estimated to increase by 93% in West Dorset by 2020. This is 23% higher than the UK average. Research suggests that the more brain cells are stimulated the impact of dementia can be reduced. For more detail, please visit www.mindyourheadchallenge.org.uk
As an attendee of the Conference, you will have access to the Mind Your Head Challenge Showcase, which is running alongside the conference and demonstrates a wide range of mind stimulating activities available in Dorset. This includes a special simultaneous Chess competition between Raymond Keene, OBE, Chess Grand Master and twenty local chess players.
If you can’t come to the conference, you could bring your family to the Showcase. Price is £3 per person on the day.