2012 Speaker Videos

Every Little Thing That We Love:
A song about the real birds & the real bees.

MANORSCHOOL – Green Team

Three key members of the Manor School Green Team in Fairfax California, sing out a call for sustainability. Green Team members are in charge of composting and recycling at lunchtime every day. They teach the community about taking care of our beautiful planet by making presentations and writing articles for the school newsletter.

Changing the Course of the Solar System:

How we can and why we must.

Dr. EDLUNASA Astronaut

A real life astronaut – with a compelling new mission to change the course of the solar system.
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Our Collective Dream:

A call from the indigenous people of the Rainforest

LYNNETWIST  – Co-Founder The Pachamama Alliance, Bestselling Author of the Soul of Money

A fascinating challenge to our modern culture to “change our collective dream”
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The Dark Side of the Double Helix:
When good molecules do bad things.

ANDREWHESSEL – Futurist

A provocative presentation on what is surely coming in what many people feel is the next big world changing industry Synthetic Biology.
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The Brain of Homo Digitalis:

The impact of digital technologies on the brains and behavior of the millennial generation…

DR. MOHAMMED EL MAJDOUBI, PHD – Neurobiologist and Professor

The impact of digital technologies on the brains and behavior of the millennial generation… A Neurobiologist’s latest research will help us to understand our emerging world and kids way better.
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The Future of American Capitalism:

The only impervious currency is personal.

RACHEL S.L. MINARD, CEO, Minard Capital LLC

Observations from a 20 year hedge fund veteran deep inside the American Capitalist System.
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Designing as if TIME mattered:

GARYLAUDER – Venture Capitalist/ Managing Partner Lauder Partners

Time is our most finite resource, yet it gets sucked away by thoughtless designs.  This can be fixed.
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The Host of this year’s TEDxMarin was:

Bill O’Connor – Founder, Innovation Genome Project

Bill O’Connor works on the Corporate Strategy + Engagement team at Autodesk, where he co-manages the company’s thought leadership platform, edits the monthly publication POV, and serves as the primary speechwriter for the company’s CEO and CTO. He also writes a monthly column about innovation for Forbes.
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