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 Change Your Life
Lisa Powell Graham: Why Women Will Save The World 
Almy Bartis: The Shoulders of Youth – Growing Up in the Wake of Climate Change

Session III – 1:30pm-2:40pm
Audrey Wong: Healing Trauma Through the Lens of Computer Science
Mike De Socio: Why Leaders Must Be Vulnerable to Create Change
Yulkendy Valdez & Sonia Mañjon: Why Women of Color are the Future of Tech

Session IV – 3:00pm-4:20pm

Nick Pozek: Culture and Creativity Can Prevent WWIII

Rick Collins: Be Aware & Stay Aware