Brain Awareness Week

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Korean Brain Society

Organized by:
Korean Brain Society

Participating Organizations:
Korea Brain Research Institute, The Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science, Institute for Basic Science (Center for Synaptic Brain Functions, Center for Cognition and Sociality, Center for Neuroscience Imaging), Korean Society for Human Brain Mapping, Korean Society for Computational Neuroscience, Brain Engineering Society of Korea, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology,Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Brain Korea 21 Plus of Psychology Department Korea Universit

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:

14

Year:

2015

Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Exhibit
  • Lecture/ Briefing

Target Audiences:

  • Elementary school students(1-5)
  • Patients & Caregivers

Approximate Number of People Reached:

4000

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

A total of 14 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
  • Website
  • Social Media

Other Publicity Methods:

e-mailing to high schools

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:

  • none

Feedback & Keys to Success

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Contact Information

BAW Website:

N/A

Contact Name:

Jaewon Ko

Contact Phone:

82-2-2123-5699

Contact Email:

jaewonko@yonsei.ac.kr

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