Theme: Exploring the meaning of human potential
Knoxville, TN, United States
November 16th, 2011
About this event
What does it mean to pursue “human potential?” Of course, there’s no one right answer – and even trying to find just one answer completely defeats the point of asking the question at all in the first place. However, one thing is for certain – reaching your potential is impossible unless you’re inquiring freely about its definition and sharing those thoughts with others. That’s why we’ve assembled some of our region’s finest authors, professors & educators, college students, social innovators, visionaries, healers, executives, startup entrepreneurs, and nonprofit founders to share with us their stories, questions, ideas, and keen insights on how all of us can thrive at every level (regardless of where we find ourselves in life). We hope you’ll be able to join us, in the spirit of TED, for this exploration of "ideas worth spreading."
The evening will be kicked off by Knoxvillian and TEDx celebrity Birke Baehr who (at 11-years old) presented a presentation titled “What’s Wrong With Our Food System” at TEDxAsheville last year. It is now the second most watched TEDx video online in the world.
Please visit our website for our speaker lineup and descriptions at http://TEDxKnoxville.com!
Discussing how lean principles can be applied to our daily lives, unleashing our potential to be highly efficient and effective beings.
An exploration of lessons learned from startups and how they can be applied toward personal growth.
How to navigate time while walking in place.
Is there a correlation between living simply and peak performance?
How can we be conscious while we're dreaming to solve problems creatively?
What could the future hold for education as we help the next generation of students pursue their potential in the arts, sciences, technology, and mathematics?
Sharing ways to let go of the stress that is holding us back from reaching our potential.
Exploring ways to create and embrace purpose.
How can we all master the art of finishing what we start?
Are there ways to unleash creativity and innovation in companies that can be applied in our own personal lives?
How can a city maximize community engagement?
How do we create empowerment for the upcoming generation?
Are there creative ways to take advantage of all the technology in the world that sits idle to help those less fortunate reach their potential?
How does reaching our human potential relate to building local food infrastructures?
Venue and Details
The Square Room
4 Market Square
6545 Northshore Drive
Knoxville, TN, 37902
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Knoxville, TN, United States
- Alex Lavidge
- Patrick Hunt
- Web Marketing
- Gavin Baker
- Rachel Bodenbender
- Set Design Co-Director / Social Media Director
- Roman Karpynec
- Video Production (Knox Ivi)
- Molly Davis
- Set Design Co-Director
- Lindsay Hummel
- UTK Liaison / Student Outreach
- Jen McClurg Roth
- Logistics Director / Speaking Coach