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Theme: New Depths

October 15, 2017
10:00am - 3:30pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Cape May, New Jersey
United States
This event is open to the public.
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TEDxCapeMay returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 15, 2017, to our performing arts theater with the theme "New Depths" featuring over seven outstanding presenters from a wide variety of fields. Tickets are $60 and include the full event including snacks, gifts and an open bar lunch reception at the Congress Hall Hotel. Tickets are $50 per person if registration is made before June 1, 2017.

The Paul Schmidtchen Theater
687 U.S. 9
Cape May, New Jersey, 08204
United States
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Bettina Warburg

A graduate of both Georgetown and Oxford, Bettina Warburg started her career as a political scientist and public foresight researcher at a prominent Silicon Valley think tank. Today, she has taken her skills as a researcher and scientist and is applying them toward an entrepreneurial career by co-founding a venture studio business called Animal Ventures. There, she spends most of her time incubating new startup ideas, advising Fortune 500 clients, governments and universities in developing minimum viable products, and strategizing around blockchain, artificial intelligence, industrial internet of things and digital platforms. Warburg is the executive producer of a Silicon Valley tech show called Tech on Politics, interviewing some of the world's most influential political operatives, entrepreneurs, government official, and the creators of some of the most exciting digital products on the market.

Daryl Davis

Musician, actor, social leader
Daryl Davis is an American R&B and blues musician, author, actor and bandleader, known for his energetic style of Boogie-woogie piano. Davis has played with such musicians as Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Bruce Hornsby, and Bill Clinton. His efforts to improve race relations, in which as an African-American he engaged with members of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), have been reported on by media such as CNN and the Washington Post. Davis summed up his advice as: "Establish dialogue. When two enemies are talking, they're not fighting.   Daryl  received rave reviews for his stage roles in William Saroyan’s The Time Of Your Life with a famed cast of Marcia Gay Harden, Brigid Cleary, Richard Bauer, Dion Anderson, and Henry Strozier. Daviwas a key player in Elvis Mania which was extended by twmonths due to popular demand in New York City at an off-Broadway theatre.

Gordon Chiu

Dr. Gordon Chiu is a visionary, an inventor, an entrepreneur, a public speaker, a lecturer, a corporate advisor, a husband, a father and an educator. As an entrepreneur, he is known as "an execution driven businessman". As an inventor, he has a series of patents and collaborations with multiple universities in several countries. He gave his first Tedx talk in 2014 in the field of graphene and identified that the lack of creativity in education and teamwork amongst governments is a threat to graphene's success within this century. Dr. Gordon Chiu is engaged in the discovery and research of graphene at a variety of globally acclaimed academic institutions. He is the founding partner of Grafoid Inc. As one who is interested in blending technology, science and cutting edge knowledge to create breakthroughs around the world, his skills range from a former research scientist at Pfizer and Merck & Co. to solid business links with Wall Street and Asia.

Regina Asmutis-Silvia

Marine biologist
Regina Asmutis-Silvia is the Executive Director and Senior Biologist for Whale and Dolphin Conservation- North America. She has undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry and a graduate degree in biology. She has been active in whale research, conservation and education since 1990. Regina currently sits on the federally appointed Atlantic Large Whale, Harbor Porpoise, Bottlenose Dolphin, and Atlantic Trawl Gear Take Reduction Teams.

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Cape May, NJ, United States