TEDxAlbany 2019 – December 5, 2019

The next TEDxAlbany event is scheduled to be held on December 5, 2019 at Overit in Albany, NY.  What can you expect? A full-day of local and national voices, an after-hours networking event and other fun surprises.

We are excited to announce that Albany Public Library Executive Director Scott Jarzombek will serve as our emcee for the event! 

You can find the full schedule below. 

Event Schedule

8:00am: Registration/Breakfast

Session 1 – 9:00am-10:30am
Will Trevor: ‘Is This The Right Room For An Argument?’ The Science of Online Arguments
David Seelow: Childing: The Promise, Pleasure and Purpose of Superheroes
Jennefer Witter: How Prejudiced Are You? Recognizing and Combating Unconscious Bias

Session II – 10:50am – 12:30pm
Joseph Luzzi: How Literature Can Save Your Life
Lisa Powell Graham: Women Were Born To Lead
 Thembi Bheka: We Can’t Solve 21st Century Problems with 20th Century Solutions

Session III – 1:30pm-2:40pm
Almy Bartis: The Shoulders of Youth – Growing Up in the Wake of Climate Change
Audrey Wong: Healing Trauma Through the Lens of Computer Science
Mike De Socio: Why Leaders Must Be Vulnerable to Create Change

Session IV – 3:00pm-4:20pm
Yulkendy Valdez & Sonia Mañjon: Why Women of Color are the Future of Tech
Nick Pozek: Global You: Thriving in the Hyperconnected World
Rick Collins: Be Aware & Stay Aware