Auver-Brain Association

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Auver-Brain Association

Participating Organizations:

Université d’Auvergne Université Blaise Pascal INSERM U1107 CNRS Astu’sciences Association Conseil départemental 63 Region Auvergne CHU Clermont-ferrand Ville de Clermont-Ferrand Ville d’Issoire

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Other
  • Radio Show
  • School Program
  • Other: Movie and Theater play

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • High School students(9-12)
  • Middle school students(6-8)
  • Patients & Caregivers
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Our goal was to achieve an audience of 1100 persons but this was largely exceeded so to reach 2000. all the conferences in different places were full : “The sexual Brain : 300p” “Time and emotions : 150p” “To understand the Brain : light it : 270p” “Brain plasticity (3 confs) : 200 x 3 p “Brain : what was thought : 140 p” Debate on memory mechanisms from one Movie ” Before to go to sleep” by R Joffe ,and from a Theater play intitled ” A pair of brains” have proved 300 p Moreover, middle and highschool interventions (5) of researchers have reached a great success (300 p)

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

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

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?



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

  • Lesson Plans
  • Activities/Experiments
  • New Puzzles/Games

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

  • BAW Flyer
  • BAW Logos
  • BAW Poster
  • BAW Web site banner
  • BAW Twitter Cover Photo
  • BAW Facebook Cover Photo

Feedback & Keys to Success

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

very good a very best recignition of neurosciences community in our city of clermont-ferrand that was not a leader in France in such domain ( except in pain research)

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

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Contact Information

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