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Founder + Creative Director at Facing Homelessness / Principal at BLOCK Architects / Co-founder of the BLOCK Project
Founder of Suspended Fruit, encouraging thoughts, conversation and action regarding one’s own death.
Physician, UW professor, global health activist
Avian researcher John Marzluff showcases a few amazing, problem solving (and sometimes vindictive) feats accomplished by crows in order to break down common misconceptions about avian intelligence.
During this adventure, artist barry johnson will share ideas on creating art from found materials. johnson will lead a hands-on exploration of Seattle ReCreative, the Creative Reuse Store and Community Art Center. Learn about and create artworks out of reclaimed objects and through the practice of tinkering, learn new ways to think about how to solve […]
What started as a place to sing became a refuge. Founded by Erin Guinup, just as the U.S. was closing its borders to citizens from select countries, the Tacoma Refugee Choir was determined to turn its musical practice into a celebration of human connection by welcoming voices from around the world. The Choir has created […]
Get an insider’s view of the process of preparing to give your talk. Discover the tips, tricks, and wish-I-knew moments from successful speakers. Jenn LaFreniere, TEDxSeattle Speaker 2017 Rex Hohlbein, TEDxSeattle Speaker 2017
Architects Rex Hohlbein and Jenn LaFrenier ask us to consider “Yes in my backyard” as an answer to homelessness. This father-daughter duo has an idea: let’s reimagine our personal space by inviting homeless residents to move into beautifully designed, off-grid, homes built in residential backyards. Called “The Block Project” these tiny homes — built with […]
SAMPLE SCHEDULE- this is last years schedule from 2017 8:00am McCaw Hall opens 8:50am Auditorium doors open for seating 9:30am – 10:45am Session 1 Changing the Game Jevin West, Ph.D UW data science professor, bullshit fighter Jennifer Hansen Gates Foundation Knowledge Officer, passionate advocate for open research Geoffrey Castle Electric violin pioneer, inventor, producer Aji Piper High school […]
Come meet some of the 2017 speakers during an evening of wine tasting and savory and sweet small bites. This is a rare opportunity to meet the people who take the TEDxSeattle stage this year under the theme of Changing Places. In addition to learning more about this year’s event, enjoy a tasting of The […]