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Connections in Mind Summit

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Foundling Museum

40 Brunswick Square

Bloomsbury

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WC1N 1AZ

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What Are Executive Functions and Why Are They Relevant in the 21st Century?

Last year we were overwhelmed by the feedback from all the professionals who attended our annual conference. We are delighted to be hosting our second annual event. This year we are hosting a summit, an opportunity to bring together likeminded individuals who want to learn more about what executive functions are and who want to consider how we take action together to support the development of young peoples' executive functions.



Keynote speaker: Adele Diamond

Our speaker this year is Adele Diamond, PhD, FRSC. She is the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair Professor of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Briitish Columbia. UBC), and was recently listed as one of the 15 most influential neuroscientists. She is at the forefront of research on Executive Functions.


Event Programme:

Arrival for tea and coffee: 13:45

14:00 Key note speaker: Adele Diamond

14:15 Movement break

14:25 Workshops

15:25 Refreshments

15:40 Panel discussion and audience questions

17:30 Finish

In addition we will be launching the Connections in Mind Foundation

Given that executive functions are a strong predictor of educational attainment and mental heath, and that children and young peoples' environment shape their executive functions, we are launching our foundation as a vehicle for ensuring that we support the executive function development of children from all backgrounds. Through our foundation we are carrying out some exciting and innovative research partnerships with schools. These projects will contribute to our understanding about how we can support children to flourish. Please stay for a drink to hear more about the foundation.

Reception drinks and presentations from 17:30-19:00

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