Organizers of TEDxEvansville have released a lineup of 14 speakers to take part in the October event. Community leaders in media, education and health will speak on topics relating to the theme of "Renaissance – Rebirth, Revival and Renewal." The presenters were chosen from more than 100 applicants.
TEDxEvansville is scheduled for Tuesday, October 13 at the Evansville Museum’s Koch Immersive Theater.
The speakers include:
Steve Burger, Vice President of Radio & Digital, WNIN, Tri-State Public Media
Public media’s role in the renaissance
Rob Carroll, Principal, South Heights Elementary
What do Kevin Bacon, Alice in Wonderland, lying to kids and getting tattoos have to do with effective (school) leadership?
Jodi Duncan, Jodi Duncan Designs
Sean M. Georges, Senior Vice President of Human Resources and In-House Counsel, Shoe Carnival, Inc.
Servant leadership is the essence of authentic leadership
T. Michael W. Halcomb, Conversational Koine Institute
Silent no more: Resurrecting dead languages
Robin Mallery, Community Volunteer, Registered Nurse, Health Educator
Chocolate mindfulness exercise
Lynn Miller Pease, Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Evansville, Inc.
How a picture book, markers and paper transformed my city from miserable to magnetic
Matthew Rowe, Executive Director, Reitz Home Museum, Chairman, City of Evansville Historic Preservation Commission
In my neighborhood: A primer on architectural styles in Evansville’s historic district
Michael Strezewski, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern Indiana
The Mann Site: Indiana’s first capital
Dan Sullivan, Web designer, father of five
Uniformity, monotony and creativity
Charles Sutton, Librarian/Educator, Thinker/Tinkerer
Maker education: Empowering individuals to make a better world
Sean Wallace, Owner, Windows of Opportunity – Barbed Wire Art
Scott Wylie, Esq., Director, Vanderburgh Community Foundation
Intentional inclusiveness in community renaissance
N. Ryan Zaricki, Founder and President, Whole Sun Designs Inc.
Transitioning to a clean energy future