Brain Awareness Week

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University of Regina Centre on Aging and Health

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University of Regina Centre on Aging and Health

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

1

Year:

2017

Type of Events Held:

  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:

100

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The CAH participated in Regina Brain Awareness Week (BAW) in order to emphasize the importance of brain health and brain research. This year’s event was a lecture by Dr. Mark Chignell, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto—who discussed how appropriately designed technology can improve the quality of life of people living with dementia as well as how people living with dementia can be provided with meaningful activities and engaging interactions. Approximately 80 people attended the event. This event was also a good opportunity for future research collaborations.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Advertisements
  • Calendar Listings (newspapers, radio, television)
  • Emails
  • Mailings
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Press Release/Media Advisory
  • Website
  • Social Media

Resources

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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Event Photos

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Contact Information

Contact Name:

Scott J. Wilson

Contact Phone:

13063378477

Contact Email:

scott.j.wilson@uregina.ca

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