Tuesday, August 5, 2014

TEDxIndianapolis 2014's lineup of speakers

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Here are the 18 speakers who will share their ideas at the 2014 edition of TEDxIndianapolis on Oct. 21 at Hilbert Circle Theatre, grouped by organizers into three core areas: art & design, education, and technology & entrepreneurship. This year's theme is Get Outside IN, and to quote from the news release, "all of the speakers will focus on challenging assumptions and sharing creative, innovative approaches for the future of technology and entrepreneurship, education, and art and design in our city." Tickets are $69 ($79 with lunch) until Sept. 30, and $79 ($89) thereafter. Here's the list, with descriptions from the news release:

Art & Design

Susan Robb (Seattle)
Multimedia artist & long distance hiker

Dawn Weleski (Philadelphia)
Co-director of Conflict Kitchen, public artist & instigator

Ed Woodham (Brooklyn)
Founder & curator, Art in Odd Places

Ali Momeni (Pittsburgh)
Kinetic artist & engineer, professor at Carnegie Mellon University

Jenenne Whitfield (Detroit)
Executive director, The Heidelberg Project

Holly Combs (Indianapolis)
Co-dreamer, Department of Public Words, & illiterate rabble rouser


Allan Boesak (Indianapolis)
Author & theologian, first holder of the Desmond Tutu chair

Kiko Suarez (Indianapolis)
Vice president of communications & innovation, Lumina Foundation

Matthew Pellish (Washington, D.C.)
Director of member education, Education Advisory Board

DeAmon Harges (Indianapolis)
Roving listener

Technology & Entrepreneurship

Ray Burke (Bloomington, Indiana)
Director of Customer Interface Laboratory, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

Megan Lawrence (Portland, Oregon)
Founder & CEO, AccessGeo accessibility consulting firm

Bud Caddell (Los Angeles)
Partner & digital strategist, Undercurrent

Neelay Bhatt (Indianapolis)
Consultant, connector & world traveler

Ukamaka Oruche (Indianapolis)
Assistant professor of psychiatric-mental health nursing, IUPUI

Ericka Gibson & DeShong Perry-Smitherman (Indianapolis)
Co-founders, A Girls Gift, Inc.

Mansfield Frazier (Cleveland)
Vintner & weekly radio journalist on The Daily Beast

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