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WEEK OF THE BRAIN CUSur 2018 (MARCH 20-23) TECHNOLOGY AND THE BRAIN

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WEEK OF THE BRAIN CUSur 2018 (MARCH 20-23) TECHNOLOGY AND THE BRAIN

Participating Organizations:
Organization Institution: CENTRO UNIVERSITARIO DEL SUR cusUR University of Guadalajara, Jalisco MéxicoSponsoring Institution: University of Guadalajara / COETCYJAL

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

9 CONFERENCES 2 ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES (DANCE AND THEATER) 5 WORKSHOPS 3 LUDIC AND ARTISTIC EXHIBITIONS (THE BRAIN AND TECHNOLOGIES) FILM SESSIONS COMPETITION OF MODELS AND POSTERS FOR UNIVERSITY, PREPARATORY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS

Year:

2018

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Other
  • Symposium
  • Workshop
  • Other: ARTISTIC ACTIVITIES (DANCE AND THEATER)CEREBRAL GYM
  • Other: VIDEOS

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Other
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • Professionals
  • University students
  • Other: PROFESSORS AND PROFESSIONALS

Approximate Number of People Reached:

1200

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The Brain Week 2018 in Southern University Center (CUSur) of University of Guadalajara in Guzman City was conducted on 20 to 23 of March. The inauguration event was performed in CUSur, with students of medicine, veterinary medicine, nutrition, teachers and a representative of authorities. The opening ceremony of the exhibition along with information booths, Brain Gym and Memory in this activity students participated from the Nutrition, Medicine, Veterinary and Master of Science feeding behavior programs. In addition to the conferences performed there was a competition and exposure in modality of posters and models. After the exhibition, the organizing committee rewarded three models. The activities in CUSur, Guzman City Jalisco, there was an Expo-Brain with posters and models, games of mental skill modules and information on the brain There were exposed conferences in CUSUR audiences and middle and high schools of Guzman city. On this occasion, the activities were supported by the international Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives and COETCYJAL, the support of Division of Regional Development of CUSur of University of Guadalajara. In addition, there were presented movies in the art house of CUSur, University of Guadalajara. Was had the participation of teachers and researchers as speakers, as graduate students and volunteers from different races in CUSUR (Degree in Nutrition , Medicine, Literature) which participated in the various work in support.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Website and radio of University, Because access academic and general community

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:

  • It’s Mindboggling!
  • The Mindboggling Workbook
  • Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and the Brain

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

  • Other

Other Downloadable Materials:

  • MATERIAL WE PROVIDE AS PINS AND TSHIRTS

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

  • BAW Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

THE SUPPORT WAS FOR THE MATERIAL THAT PROVIDES ON THE NETWORK AS WELL AS THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN RELATION TO THE BRAIN AND ITS FUNCTIONS, THE IMPORTANCE IN EVERYDAY LIFE

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

THAT THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEB PAGE IS MORE UPDATED. IT IS SUGGESTED TO OBTAIN ECONOMIC SUPPORT BY THE PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS IN JALISCO WITH A GREATER TIME

Did/do you like our Facebook page?

No

Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

NO

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

http://www.cusur.udg.mx/es/semana-del-cerebro-2018

Contact Name:

Monica Navarro

Contact Phone:

+52 (341) 575 2222, ext 46102

Contact Email:

monica.navarro@cusur.udg.mx

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