Talks: 2015

Brian Arbogast 16:21

The amazing power of toilet innovation

What’s a technology that could lead to the greatest improvements in health and longevity in the developing world? The toilet.

Acrobatic Conundrum 18:16

Why I ran away to join the circus

A circus performance shows how together we can be greater than the sum of our parts.

David Schmader 12:22

Stoners coming out – beyond the marijuana monster myths

Making the case for thinking more broadly about what a marijuana user is and could possibly be.

Erika Wagner 7:42

The future of space flight for the rest of us

The history of spaceflight and and the possibility of future space adventures for everyone.

G. Willow Wilson 12:50

A Superhero for Generation Why

Using a new superhero, Ms Marvel, as a parallel for the challenges of a misunderstood generation – the millennials.

Jesse Hagopian 22:02

More than a Score: giving students a solid chance

Calling for meaningful education and the greatest obstacles to students of the testocracy.

Maura O'Neill 15:34

Narrow-mindedness – It’s not Them, It’s Us

There’s incredible potential of our united global society, if we open our minds, recognize and challenge narrow-minded thinking.

Tom Skerritt 14:03

Post Traumatic Stress and the power of story

The intimate and therapeutic powers of storytelling for vets with post traumatic stress.

Neel Baxi 10:57

Teens must learn to craft a life they love

Preconceived notions of success are hurting individuality and growth in teens.

Susie Lee 14:11

Making Room for the Definite Maybe

In a time of internet dating and reduced physical connection, what makes us more human and less like computers?

Xolie Morra

Autism and the language of music

A unique and refreshing view of what it’s like to be a performer with Aspergers syndrome.

Akash Thakkar

The musical revolution is here, all you need to do is play

An invitation into the epicenter of a new musical revolution engaging millions – video games.

Deep Dhillon

Harnessing the power of civic data to build vibrant cities

Speaker Deep Dhillon introduces us to how data can be an empowering asset for every city. Deep Dhillon is the chief Technology Officer of Socrata, Inc., a privately-held cloud software company headquartered in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square with offices in Washington, D.C. and London. He is an accomplished technologist with over 18-years of experience conceptualizing, […]