Binghamton University’s annual TEDx conference returns

Jonathan Caputo, was the student-speaker at TEDx Ignite held at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts on March 3, 2019. Image Credit: Jonathan Cohen.

Jonathan Caputo, was the student-speaker at TEDx Ignite held at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts on March 3, 2019.

Jonathan Caputo, was the student-speaker at TEDx Ignite held at the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts on March 3, 2019. Photography: Jonathan Cohen.

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – TEDxBinghamtonUniversity UNEARTHED will bring seven speakers to the Binghamton University campus from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, March 22 for an afternoon of inspiring and entertaining talks. The tenth anniversary of the annual TEDx conference will take place in the Osterhout Concert Theater in the Anderson Center for the Performing Arts, on campus. Doors open at noon.

The speaker lineup includes a geophysicist, a current Binghamton University student and a cryptocurrency specialist. Each speaker will discuss a range of topics, from cultural representation in the media and LGBTQ+ activism to selflessness, education and memory.

Hear TED talks from:

  • ● Abby Govindan, comedian
  • ● Bill Groner, founder and CEO of SSAM Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • ● Laura A. Jacobs, psychotherapist, speaker, author and activist
  • ● Russell Korus, co-founder and CEO of EZ365
  • ● David Mathews, Binghamton University sophomore majoring in integrative neuroscience
  • ● Mika McKinnon, geophysicist, disaster researcher and sci-fi scientist
  • ● Lissarette Nisnevich, teacher and volunteer

Beatbox Bing, Binghamton University’s only musical group comprised entirely of vocal percussionists, will perform after intermission.

There will be interactive showcases featuring 3D printing, virtual reality and physics demonstrations prior to the event and during intermission.

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