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Theme: Where do we go from here?

Minneapolis, MN, United States
April 20th, 2013

About this event

Throughout the TED community, and that of the University, we can find astounding progress wherever we care to look: Research, business, politics, and environmental issues, and education are just a few of the fields in which leaps and bounds are constantly made. It's easy to get caught up in these advancements, but it's also important to understand the consequences, implications, and choices that arise from the. At TEDxUMN2013, we will be presenting and discussing achievements and discoveries from all corners of the university. But more importantly, we will be talking about where those discoveries will lead us, and how we should implement it.

Confirmed Speakers

  • William Durfee
    Topic: Robots that make you stronger: Assistive Robotics.
  • Emily Cassidy
    Topic: Meat'ing Future Food Demands.
  • Christiaan Greer
    Topic: Mental Health Care Delivery in the 21st Century.
  • Krystal Rampalli
    Topic: Medical Tourism: Your Health Can Now be Outsourced
  • David Ernst
    Topic: Open Textbooks and Access to Higher Education
  • John Moravec
    Topic: Rise of Knowmads -Individuals Whose Skill Sets Allow Them to Quickly Adapt to Changing Work Environments and Challenges
  • Matthew Schneider-Mayerson
    Topic: Climate Change, Capitalism, and What's Next.
  • Adam Moen
    Topic: Choices, Suicide, and Apple Cores: Understanding the Purpose and Meaning Gap.
  • Jamie Millard
    Topic: Don’t Ask For Permission.
  • Waleed Issa
    Topic: Entrusting the Future to Our Youth: Crowdsourcing for a Better Tomorrow.

Venue and Details

Coffman Memorial Union Theatre
300 Southeast Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
United States
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Kamren Kubesh
Minneapolis, MN, United States

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Dustin Huibregtse
Minneapolis, MN, United States

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