Saturday, April 21
Woodruff Health Sciences Center
TEDxEmory is a licensed TED event. A variety of speakers currently or formerly from Emory and outside are on tap, including psychology professor Marshall Duke; civil rights leader and scholar-in-residence Bernard LaFayette Jr.; political psychologist and neuroscientist Drew Westen; Tibetan monk and scholar Ngawang Norbu; Emory Center for AIDS Research pioneer Susan Allen; and music professor Steve Everett. Emory's former senior vice provost Santa Ono and Emory alumnus Robbie Brown 07C, now with the New York Times, are among the speakers.
The event is run entirely by student volunteers and is co-sponsored by the Halle Institute's Knowledge Futures initiative.
More information is available on TEDxEmory's website.
TED is the nonprofit devoted to spreading cutting edge and original ideas via conferences. TEDx events are local, self-organized and combine video and live speakers to spark discussion and connection.