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TEDxEmory - Innovative thinkers and leaders share ideas worth spreading
4/21/2012 10:00 AM
Venue: Emory University, Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building (WHSCAB),
1440 Clifton Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Tickets: $20 general admission, $10 Emory alumni. See tedxemory.org/register-now/
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com.
This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.
Santa Ono, Education and Biomedical Science
Steve Kamb, Creator of NerdFitness.com
Drew Westen, Psychologist and Neuroscientist
Carla Diana, Assoc. Dir., Interaction Design at Smart Design
Marshall Duke, Family Psychology
Mike Luckovich, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist, at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Former Civil Rights Movement Activist
Steve Everett, Composer and Professor of Music
Manos Tentzeris, Electromagnetics and Applications
Susan Allen, Epidemiology and Public Health
Robbie Brown, Regional News Assistant, New York Times
Ngawang Norbu, Monk and Scholar, born in South India to a Tibetan refugee family, is studying science at Emory University as one of the six selected monk scholars with the goal of introducing a science curriculum into monastic education, which is the great vision of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
For info, see tedxemory.org/speakers