Brain Awareness Week

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Korean Brain Society(1)

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Korean Brain Society(1)

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

15

Year:

2016

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing
  • School Program
  • Symposium

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Other
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

3247

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

A total of 15 universities and research institutes hosted a variety of day-long conferences during the BAW. Topics ranged from neuropsychiatric disorders, pain and brain imaging to cutting-edge neurotechnology and artificial intelligence. Various seminars were designed and open to all audiences but high school students were the majority. In several medical schools, show-and-tell with pathological and anatomical samples were also performed.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Posters/Flyers because of easy visibility around conference halls etc

Resources

Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?

  • Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research Fact Sheets
  • BAW Bookmark

What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?

  • Fact Sheets

Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW LinkedIn Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

Public education to provide an idea that brain research is critical for the society

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Jaewon Ko

Contact Phone:

82-2-2123-5699

Contact Email:

jaewonko@yonsei.ac.kr

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