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Theme: The New Futurism

This event occurred on
February 4, 2012
9:00am - 5:00pm GMT
(UTC +0hrs)
United Kingdom

The New Futurism - On the 4th February 2012 join TEDxMerseyside to explore themes such as rights of passage, use of bio materials, ethics in art, inspiring our work life, innovations for learning and the effects of non-verbal communication.

Open Labs @ LJMU Art and Design Academy
Duckinfield Street
Merseyside, L3 5YD
United Kingdom
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John O"Shea

John will unveil at TEDxMerseyside the progress and thinking on his latest and unusual experimental art project raising many questions around science, ethics and sport.

Christine Shea

Christine works in non verbal strategy analysis for groups and individuals including analyses and skills training in non verbal communication. She will be doing a TEDx talk at TEDxMerseyside 2012.

Robyn Woolston

Passionate about people, relationships and the way the world works, Robyn's practice reveals structures and raises questions concerning social, economic and ecological perspectives. Working nationally and internationally, often with multiple project partners, Robyn 'activates' spaces by confronting dogmas and igniting creativity at an individual and organisational level.

Molly Harvey

Molly Harvey, Corporate Soul Woman, is a no nonsense transformational business thinker who delivers relevant, information packed, strategies on leadership development and organisational cultural change management. One of her greatest skills is working with the board of directors to help them clarify and simplify the organisation’s vision and strategy.

Dr Karen Noble

Dr Karen Noble works as part of the Better Births group at Liverpool University. She will be reflecting on the latest findings in research into birth outcomes with a focus on improved health and outcomes for women and babies.

Caitlin Walker

Caitlin graduated in Linguistics at the School of Oriental and African Studies and did four years post graduate research in Strategies for Lexical access including fieldwork in Ghana. She has since developed her linguistic and non-verbal modelling skills from small scale group development to whole scale organisational culture change programmes addressing diversity, conflict, leadership, managing mergers and creating learning organizations. She is passionate about trusting in the wisdom of groups.

Ashley Dale

Ashley graduated in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Liverpool and is currently doing postgraduate research in composite and morphing wing technologies. He will walk through how nature and evolution are inspiring the next "greener" generation of aircraft wings.

Selina Wallis

Selina will talk about her experience in combinining science and spirituality, research and intuition in order to enable magical births for women. She is an experienced mother who is also a qualified teacher and holds a Masters Degree in Public Health analysis.

Tris Brown

Tris is is currently working to strategically enable better care for older people in Liverpool as well as working as a radio presenter. At TEDxMerseyside he will talk in his usual entertaining style about taking a few calculated risks to make things happen.

Organizing team


St Helens / Merseyside, United Kingdom
  • Paul Dunscombe
  • Rachel Dunscombe
  • Christine Shea
  • Selina Wallis
  • Jan Carlyle
  • Jane Leponis
    Moving Image