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Theme: Building Big Ideas

New York, NY, United States
May 4th, 2013

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About this event

The event will showcase the different ways in which the awesome people we brush shoulders with every day at NYU are “Building Big Ideas” -- from constructing a school in Harlem to equip young African American boys for success, to defining the mathematical laws which guide the human attraction to rhythm, to outlining the four skill sets crucial to success in Social Entrepreneurship and beyond.

These are some of NYU’s best and brightest, and, far from being a roster of talking heads, they’re all about going out into the world and getting things done.

The mission of TEDxNYU is to "Unite the Global Network of New York University through the Power of Ideas."

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr. Ellen McGrath
    Are You Struck by Magic? Life is an Innovation Lab
  • Corey Blay
    Returning to Our Roots: How Private Schools Can Help Build Communities
  • Dr, Wendy Suzuki
    The Mind-Body Connection
  • Shaina Taub
    Why Communities Are Crucial to Creativity
  • Juan Beltran
    Measuring Musical Rhythm Similarity - the Mathematics Behind Taste
  • Matthew Veloz
    Engineering Better Volunteers
  • Hammerkatz NYU
    Comedy Show
  • Roosevelt Institute at NYU
    Analyzing NYU Policy: The Impact of the Meal Swipe Donation Program
  • Tyler Johnson
    Dreaming of Trains
  • Dr. K. Ron-Li Liaw
    The H Word

Venue and Details

Grand Hall
238 Thompson St
New York, NY, 10012
United States

Event Type (what is this?) University

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Mason Dettloff
Director of Speaker Curation
Kyle Scott
Director of Production
Grace Na
Assistant Director of Production
Abhinay Ashutosh
Director of Marketing
Sandra Tan
Assistant Director of Marketing
Alexandra Cardinale
Director of Global Operations
Hala Halaseh
Assistant Director of Global Operations
Nihar Suthar
Director of Interactive Media
Robert Avila
Director of Finance
Alexandre Levy
Assistant Director of Finance
Griffin Dooling
President, TEDxNYU Club
Emad Rajeh
Vice President, TEDxNYU Club
Michael Serunian
Treasurer, TEDxNYU Club
Evan Harms
Chief of Staff & Secretary, TEDxNYU Club
Pascha McTyson
Director, Center for Student Activities, Leadership & Service