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Theme: Horizons

This event occurred on
April 3, 2017
5:00pm - 7:30pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Harrisonburg, Virginia
United States

Five speakers will discuss ideas worth spreading under the theme of 'Horizons'. Local professors, alumnae, and students are the inspiration for this event made to highlight these members themselves. The event will be two hours long and include complimentary hor d'ouvres as well as a special surprise for guests. A live stream will be available at TEDxJMU on facebook April 3rd at 5pm for those without a ticket wishing to join.

Madison Union Ballroom
170 Bluestone Drive
Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22801
United States
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Alex Paullin

Musician, Socail activist
After years of soul-searching and months in the African wilderness, musician and geographer Alex Paullin combined his foremost passions and founded Conservation Music, a non-profit aiming to foster a global culture of sustainability using music as the messenger. At the moment, the organization empowers musicians throughout Southern Africa, catalyzing songs in local genres and local languages regarding local conservation issues in countries like Lesotho, Botswana, Angola, and more. Throughout his life he aims to expand the project globally, in hopes that his lifetime will see and hear the songs of conservation being sung throughout the world.

Carole Nash

Director of Archaeological Assessment and Associate Professor of Integrated Sciences at JMU

Jonathan Stein

Economics major at James Madison University

Raine Wilson

Marketing major at James Madison University

Zephan Blaxberg

Podcaster, Entrepreneur, Author, Life coach
Zephan has held every job, from pastry chef in a gourmet bakery to fixing iPhones at the Apple Store Genius Bar. In 2013, he left the corporate 9-5 world behind to become an entrepreneur. This bold act led him to design a video production company, which took him beyond new horizons to places such as the White House along with NFL and NBA arenas around the country.

Organizing team


22801, VA, United States
  • Kyle McGill
  • Martin Sajonas
    Post production
  • Tarek Arafat