Program

Sunday March 11, 2018
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:00
Opening Ceremony
10:00 - 10:50
Keynote Speech

Dr. Marc Schwartz

Tools, Challenges and Advancement in Mind, Brain and Education
10:50 - 11:30
Dr. Katsumi Watanabe

Education and Learning as Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Phenomena
11:30 - 12:10 Coffee Break and Posters
12:10 - 12:50
Dr. Nicola Pitchford

Unlocking Talent Through Technology:The Use of Touch-Screen Tablets and Interactive Apps to Raise Early Learning Outcomes in Marginalised Children Worldwide
12:50 - 13:30
Dr. Augusto Buchweitz

Youth’s Brains and Violence:Neurobiological and Molecular Effects of Toxic Stress on Cognition and Education in Vulnerable Children
13:10 - 14:10
Dr. Sara Al Aleeli

Educational Neuroscience and the Future of Teaching and Learning in United Arab Emirates: Thoughts and Reflections
14:10 - 14:40
Posters
14:40 - 15:30 Lunch
15:30 - 16:30
Workshop:

Dr. Nicola Pitchford

Implementing Interactive Child-Centred Apps in the Primary Classroom
16:30 End of Day 1
Monday March 12, 2018
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:20
Keynote Speech

Dr. Michael Thomas

How can Educational Neuroscience Aim to Use Insights Into Brain Function to Shape Educational Practices – How Can it Help Children with Special Educational Needs?
10:20 - 11:00
Dr. Urs Maurer

How can Educational Neuroscience Contribute to the Identification and Treatment of Dyslexia? Some Perspectives Based on a Few Studies
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break and Posters
11:30 - 12:10
Dr. Mariana Coutinho

Assessing Metacognitive Monitoring Accuracy During High-Stake Test Situations: A Cross-Cultural Study
12:10 - 13:30
Workshop:

Dr. Nicola Pitchford

Research impact: what is it and why does it matter?
13:30 - 14:30
Posters
14:30 - 15:30 Lunch