Provincetown
x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Step Up!

This event occurred on
September 14, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Provincetown, Massachusetts
United States

TEDxProvincetown hosted its second event Sept. 14, 2019 at Fishermen Hall in Provincetown, MA. Eight new talks from Provincetown inspired by "Step Up!"

We're proudly local and seek to showcase Cape Cod's rich braintrust of "Ideas Worth Spreading."

Our complete list of videos from the September show: https://tedxprovincetown.com/2019-presenters/

Our Flickr page includes our photos! https://flic.kr/s/aHsmHXQMBA

See more at www.tedxprovincetown.com

Fishermen Hall
12 Winslow Street
Provincetown, Massachusetts, 02657
United States
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Speakers

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Agnes Mittermayr

marine ecologist
Agnes Mittermayr, a marine ecologist at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, explains how we are facing biodiversity loss faster than we can name the species -- and what impacts that has on our food web. #foodweb #marinebiology #amphipods #agnesmittermayr #keystonespecies #savetheinvertibrates #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown #centerforcoastalstudies #ecosystem #invertebrates #conservation

Alisa Magnotta

housing advocate
Alisa Magnotta, CEO of Housing Assistance Corporation on Cape Cod, examines the housing crisis in the US and the renewal of the American Dream through housing diversity. #housing #americandream #capecod #zoning #singlefamilyhousing #density #affordability #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown

Angelina Blasich

artist, educator, and mental health professional
Angelina Blasich, an artist, educator, and licensed mental health professional, explores the power of being "Purposefully Ridiculous" as a radical space of self care and community resilience. #mentalhealth #tutu #ridiculousonpurpose #ridiculation #sharetheshine #beridiculous #communitywellness #angelinablasich #ridiculateyourllife #donyourpermissions #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown

Mark Borrelli

coastal geologist
Mark Borrelli, a coastal geologist at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, explains his innovative, tech-based climate change mitigation strategy, called Storm Tide Pathways, that addresses sea level rise for coastal communities. #storms #GPS #markborrelli #LIDAR #StormTidePathways #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown #centerforcoastalstudies #geology #sealevelrise #mitigation

Marti Gould Cummings

drag queen
Marti Gould Cummings, a drag queen, asks “What makes a role model and how can a drag queen be one?” in response to their viral “Baby Shark” video and the widespread feedback and pushback it created. #BabyShark #drag #leadwithkindness #joy #martigouldcummings #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown #lgbqt #dragqueen

Ryan Landry

playwright
Ryan Landry a prolific playwright and provacateur, explores our fixation on convenience and "talking offense" as a threat to freedom and truth. #ryanlandry #cageofnormalcy #takingoffense #givingoffense #golddustorphans #socialcontracts #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown #deathoftruth #convenienceistheenemy #feelignsarenottruth

Susannah Remillard

middle school teacher, researcher
Susannah Remillard, middle school teacher and Fulbright researcher, explains the role of teaching all sides of difficult history in the classroom and how it contributes to better thinkers and more empathetic citizens. #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #CapeCod #Provincetown #difficulthistory #betterthinkers #bettercitizens #classroom #teachers #curricula

Tamora Israel

poet/actor
Tamora Israel, a poet and actor and a "confessed hugger", tackles the meaning of consent in the post-#MeToo era and the new rules of engagement, boundaries and respect. #canihugyou #Imlistening #linesinthesand #KeepPushingForward #tamoraisrael #MeToo #consent #hugging #personalspace #breachofconsent #donttouchmyhair #TEDxPtown #TEDxProvincetown #Cape Cod #Provincetown #TimesUp #socialspace #intimatespace #yankees #dreadlocks #race

Organizing team

Ian
Edwards

Provincetown, MA, United States
Organizer
  • Danielle Duplin
    Curation