Theme: Where Ideas Rise
Rochester, NY, United States
June 8th, 2013
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About this event
TEDxFlourCity is a day-long conference that highlights the passion, ingenuity, talent, and perspectives of a remarkable group of Rochester-area residents. Local speakers and published TED talks combine to encourage profound and creative perspectives on a wide array of topics. The annual event provides a forum for people to share what inspires them while inspiring others to form connections, thereby enabling great ideas to come to fruition.
TEDxFlourCity 2012 featured fourteen Rochester speakers. It combined well-established voices like that of Bradford Berk, CEO of Strong Hospital, with up-and-comers like Emily Wozniak, Found of Sound ExChange. TEDxFlourCity 2013 will feature a group of fifteen exciting speakers, aimed at promoting the powerful research and positive start-ups in Rochester, among many other captivating topics.
Brian Bailey, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at Nazareth College where he teaches courses in Adolescent Education
Jack Baron is the President and Chief Operating Officer of SweetWater Energy, Inc.
Aimee Bohn is a Yoga instructor and teacher trainer at Midtown Athletic Club and Tru Yoga Rochester
Thom Craver is an independent consultant who specializes in website audits, website analytics, and Search Engine Optimization
Teena Fitzroy is the Family Information Specialist at Monroe #1 BOCES in Rochester, NY
Ken Johnson is the Director of Forensics at the University of Rochester
Bodhin Kjolhede is the Abbot and Director of the Rochester Zen Center.
Dr. Hartmut (Hucky) Land is the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Genetics and Scientific Director of the Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Rachel McKibbens is a poet in the spoken word community, best known for her astonishingly visceral stage presence and devotion to craft
Oscar Pedroso is the Founder of Gradfly
Andrew Phelps is the founder and Director of the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC)
Dr. Mayer-Pröschel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics at the University of Rochester Medical Center with a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy
Evan Selinger is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he is also Affiliated Faculty with the Golisano Institute for Sustainability and the Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction, and Creativity
Christine Steerman is a clinical psychologist specializing in family therapy
Benjamin Woelk is the Associate Director of Administration and Community Engagement at GardenAerial, an organization that aims to transform Rochester’s High Falls into a world-class public green space
Venue and Details
The Rochester Academy of Medicine
1441 East Ave
Rochester, NY, 14610
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Rochester, NY, United States