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TedX Santa Cruz Video by It’s Great Media

Santa Cruz is a place where ideas incubate, collide, and ignite. It is this pulsing of the ideas, creativity, and diversity of Santa Cruz County that forms the heart of TEDxSantaCruz.

It’s Great Media is sponsoring this years conference with some fantastic session and speaker introduction videos. Hope to see you all tomorrow!



TedX Santa Cruz Event Details:

Join us our fourth all-day live event TEDxSantaCruz 2015 RADICAL COLLABORATION Friday, April 24, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Rio Theatre, 1205 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz.

We’ve selected 23 speakers who will explore Radical Collaboration from nearly every angle, from civic engagement to climate change, from space exploration to self-exploration. We pleased to share with you the day’s schedule.

9:00 Welcome

9:30 Session I: GETTING THERE

Bruce Damer – Next:Space
Matt Beaudreau – It’s About To Get Uncomfortable: Education in America Barbara Rogoff – It Starts At Home: Letting Children Collaborate Ed Reed – There’s Nothing Wrong With You Accompanied by Lucas Hahn Bez Maxwell – Stranger Than Friction: Living on the Radical Edge


Mark Heinlein & Myles Forman – Beautiful Music
David Haussler – The Human Genome: Collaboration Is The New Competition
Dan Costa – Kismet: When Your Subject Becomes Your Collaborator Bansi Shah – The Future of Medicine: We’re Better Together Cecile Andrews – Can We Talk?


1:45 Session III: STORY TIME

Sarah Jane Murray – Write and Wrong
Flora Lu – Amazonian Imaginaries
Barry Sinervo – Coming Soon To A Neighborhood Near You: The 6th Mass Extinction
David Dennis – Don’t Quit Your Day Job
Elizabeth Murray – Garden Like a Lover
Ben Doerr – Musical Performance: St. Paul De Vence


Helen Mayer & Newton Harrison – A Counterforce on the Horizon
Tandy Beal – Heisenberg’s Principle: Dance Performance – Music by Jon Scoville
Christy Hutton – Playing To Our Strengths: Neurodiversity and Education: Brenda Romero – The Female Tax Ryan Amador & Friends – Musical Performance: The Spectrum


Jim Tamm – Living In The Green Zone
Robert Singleton – CrowdSourcing Democracy Bruce Damer – In the Beginning

4:30 Closing


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