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Release Date: 11.11.2015 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: TEDxPeachtree

Tickets to TEDxPeachtree 2015 are Sold-Out; Free 'Live' Webcast Available

9:45 AM - Friday, November 13

WHAT: Tickets to TEDxPeachtree 2015 are sold-out. A free live webcast of the conference will be available at http://tedxpeachtree.com/2015-tedxpeachtree-livestream/ TEDxPeachtree is a day-long, immersive experience that brings together civic and business leaders, technologists, artists, educators, creative professionals and students for thought-provoking talks, compelling conversations and networking.

WHO SHOULD TUNE-IN: Fans of TED Talks, Atlantans and citizens of the world who seek to make an impact on their communities.

WHEN: 9:45 AM, Friday, November 13, 2015

WHY WATCH: Through six to 18 minute talks, speakers spark conversation around some of the most vital issues faced by those living in metro Atlanta and beyond.

Conference Program:

9:50 AM – 11:00 AM:                 SESSION ONE: SPARK

-       Richard Wright, “The Ripple Effects of a Cashless Society”

-       TEDTalk Kenneth Shinozuka “My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe”

-       Jenay Beer, “Can Assistive Robots Transform Retirement?”

-       Brian Magerko, “The Magic of Music in Stimulating Computer Science Learning”

-       Chris McCord, “We can All be Someone’s Hero”

Webcast Only: Interview with Criminologist Richard Wright

Conversation Break

11:30 AM – 12:40 PM:   SESSION TWO: SHIFT

-       Kirk Bowman, “The World Doesn’t Need Another New Charity”

-       M. Ayodele Heath, “Genealogy of the Byrd Family”

-       Alistair Dove, “Why the Ocean is Your Friend for Life”

-       Glenn “Daddy-O” Bolton, “Compete to Win Hip Hop Style”

-       Jennice Vilhauer, “Our Better Future Lies in Thinking Forward”

Webcast Only: Interview with Marine Biologist Alistair Dove

Lunch

1:55 PM – 2:55 PM                    SESSION THREE: DISRUPT

-       HeaveN Beatbox + the Atlanta Celli, Performance Interstitial

-       Jordan Amadio, “Why Your Brain Needs Startups”

-       TEDTalk Miguel Nicolelis, “Brain to brain communications”

-       Andrea Thomaz, “Building Robots that Respond to Social Cues”

Webcast Only: Interview with Roboticist Andrea Thomaz

Webcast Only: Interview with Poet Theresa Davis

Conversation Break

 

3:20 PM – 4:30 PM                    SESSION FOUR: CONNECT

-       Galo Alfredo Naranjo, “Moving with Purpose”

-       Jill Perry-Smith, “Want to Unlock Your Inner Creativity? Ditch Your Friends.”

-       Theresa Davis, “Like, Like”

-       TEDTalk Sophie Scott, “Why we laugh”

-       Eric Dozier, “Uniting the World, One Song at a Time”

-       Grammy Award-Winning Arrested Development

 

Contact Info

Contact Name: Jacqui Chew

Company: TEDxPeachtree

Phone: 4049646336

Cell: 4049646336

E-mail: jacqui@ifusionmarketing.com