April 6, 2010 - 12:00am
A limited number of tickets are still available for the upcoming TEDxMonterey conference, featuring more than 15 presenters from a variety of different disciplines and perspectives addressing the theme of “Be the Solution.” Confirmed presenters include:
- Kelley Calvert, assistant professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies
- Dr. Kateri Carmola, assistant professor, Middlebury College
- K.A. Colorado, international artist and sculptor
- Lakhpreet Kaur Dhariwal, student at the Monterey Institute
- Rafael Garcia, design associate, Rana Creek
- Patrick Hogan & Rob Klevan, Monterey Jazz Festival
- Laura Lee Lienk, co-director, the Watershed Institute, California State University, Monterey Bay
- David Merrill, co-founder and president of Sifteo
- Stephen Palumbi, professor, Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University
- Seth “Magic Seth” Raphael, technology magician
- Dr. Ramon Resa, pediatrician and education advocate
- Nina Rosete, vice president, Dare to Dream Fund
- Peter Shaw, professor, Monterey Institute
- Fran Spector Atkins & SpectorDance Company
- Fred Wehling, director of educational programs, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Conference guests will have an opportunity to speak with many of the presenters and mingle with other guests at the reception following the event. The entire event is being staged with a zero-waste objective, featuring a variety of local and organic produce.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TEDlike experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. Attendance at TEDx events is typically limited to 200 people in order to foster dialogue among participants.
TEDxMonterey is open to the public, but will be limited to 200 attendees in order to foster dialogue among participants. Tickets are $30 for general admission and $20 for students. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.tedxmonterey.org.