2016 TEDxMarin Speakers / Program

  INNOVATION UNDERSTANDING TECHNOLOGY
DR. LARRY BRILLIANT
MD MPH DSc, Google, SEVA, WHO, Skoll, The Well,
Winner of the TED Prize
MEHRI DADGAR
Author / Artist / Educator –
College of Marin
DR. JAMES CANTON
Ph.D: Futurist / Author

Ending Pandemics

A deeply personal spiritual journey behind the eradication of smallpox in India.

What if  in finding yourself you helped eliminate a pandemic?

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A Prison Story

Having endured 5 years of torture and other hardships as a political prisoner in Iran, one woman makes an impassioned plea for understanding the Muslim world.

What if we saw Islam in another light?

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Machines That Think

The good, bad and scary of Artificial Intelligence.

What if we do nothing to control machines that can think?

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  PSYCHOLOGY DEMOCRACY WORLD AFFAIRS
ASHANTI BRANCH
Founder and Executive Director,
The Ever Forward Club
DR. ROBB WILLER
Professor of Sociology, Psychology, and Organizational Behavior at Stanford University
SHAMIL IDRISS
President & CEO: Search for Common Ground

The Masks We Wear

Can we share our authentic selves while negotiating the often rigid pressure of cultural roles? There is surprising power in unveiling what we often hide, deny, repress or ignore. What if we showed the world what’s behind our masks?

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How To Talk To A Liberal/Conservative

Compelling new research on language and a response to political polarization.

What if new linguistic research held the key to bridging America’s political divides?

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Truths About Violent Conflict

Stunning new initiatives overcoming violent conflict in 35+ countries.

What if  there was a way to achieve lasting peace?

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 COMMUNITY MUSIC HUMOR
MARTHA FISHBURNE
8th Grade Student, Ross
MARK SUMMER
Cellist, composer, former member
of the Turtle Island Quartet.
ANDREW NORELLI
Humorist / Stand-up Comedian

No Labels

We are more than our labels.

What if  we re-imagined how we see each other and ourselves?

Cello Performance

Mark Summer is known worldwide for his phenomenal percussion and pizzicato techniques combined with bowed jazz and fiddle phrasing.

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Why Computers Baffle
Me

One mans rant against the absurdity of error messages.

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  HOST ATTENDEE RECEPTION INNOVATOR SHOWCASE
CHRISTINE MARIE MASON
CEO / President, Now Labs
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Our Gala Community Reception starts at 6pm SHARP on the patio lounge and inside the lobby gallery. It includes light appetizers, great wines, coffees and more great people than should be allowed together at any one time!

At the 6pm Reception we will showcase 20 + innovative companies and non profits. Meet the executives doing exceptional work while enjoying the wine, food and community. Apply to have a table at tedxmarin.org/innovator-showcase-application.

 

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