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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.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Brian Bailey
    Brian Bailey, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Education at Nazareth College where he teaches courses in Adolescent Education
  • Jack Baron
    Jack Baron is the President and Chief Operating Officer of SweetWater Energy, Inc.
  • Aimee Bohn
    Aimee Bohn is a Yoga instructor and teacher trainer at Midtown Athletic Club and Tru Yoga Rochester
  • Thom Craver
    Thom Craver is an independent consultant who specializes in website audits, website analytics, and Search Engine Optimization
  • Teena Fitzroy
    Teena Fitzroy is the Family Information Specialist at Monroe #1 BOCES in Rochester, NY
  • Ken Johnson
    Ken Johnson is the Director of Forensics at the University of Rochester
  • Bodhin Kjolhede
    Bodhin Kjolhede is the Abbot and Director of the Rochester Zen Center.
  • Hartmut Land
    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 McKibbons
    Rachel McKibbens is a poet in the spoken word community, best known for her astonishingly visceral stage presence and devotion to craft
  • Oscar Pedroso
    Oscar Pedroso is the Founder of Gradfly
  • Andrew Phelps
    Andrew Phelps is the founder and Director of the RIT Center for Media, Arts, Games, Interaction and Creativity (MAGIC)
  • Margot Mayer-Proschel
    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
    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
    Christine Steerman is a clinical psychologist specializing in family therapy
  • Benjamin Woelk
    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
United States

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William Monteith
Rochester, NY, United States

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