TEDxJacksonville | 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Event Details

The Florida Theatre
October 2019

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POP.

It’s just one syllable. But it’s also a sound, a taste, a moment, a movement, a cultural phenomenon.

POP is the space between before and after. It’s that startling, intense explosion of inspiration that leaves something new and momentous in its wake.

POP is a virtual playground of heightened senses and saturated colors, sizzling with sudden insight. It’s that electric moment the blinders fall and you can see the light and promise and energy and potential of something about to be made manifest.

POP is the birthplace of ideas.

POP is what comes next . . . so be ready for it.

Talks

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Joy Young | E Pluribus Art

2019 Speakers, Arts & Culture, Diversity

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Husain Abbas, M.D. | Robots and Artificial Intelligence in the Operating Room

2019 Speakers, Health, Innovation, Medicine, Robotics, Technology

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Rawan Al-kharboosh | Engineering Stem Cells

2019 Speakers, Innovation, Medicine, Stem Cells, Technology

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Linda Argila | Why We Need Prison Reform: An Insider’s Perspective

2019 Speakers, Incarceration, Prison Reform

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Daron Babcock | Planting Hope

2019 Speakers, Agriculture, Collaboration, Entrepreneurship, Food Insecurity, Philanthropy, Social Justice

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Brandon Griggs | The Illiteracy-to-Prison Connection

2019 Speakers, Education, Illiteracy, Juvenile Justice, Perseverance, Prison Reform, Social Justice, Youth

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Thomas Hargrove I Reducing the Odds of Murder

2019 Speakers, Collaboration, Crime, Data, Murder, Safe Spaces, Technology

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Tammy Hodo, Ph.D. | Race Isn’t Real

2019 Speakers, Diversity, Equity, Human Rights, Race, Social Justice, Sociology

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Michael Platt | Kids Can Solve Big Problems

2019 Speakers, Entrepreneurship, Food Insecurity, Philanthropy, Social Justice, Youth

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Jeff Sheffield | The Pulse Behind a Smart City

2019 Speakers, Innovation, Smart Cities, Urban Planning

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Phillip A. Singleton | Real Change Comes Through Policy, Not Protest

2019 Speakers, Hip Hop, Policy, Politics, Social Justice

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Performers

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Mal Jones | The Lyricist Live

2019 Performers, Hip Hop, Spoken Word Performance

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Douglas Anderson School of the Arts

2019 Performers, Musical Performance

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Jacksonville University Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts program performers

2019 Performers, Musical Performance

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What to Expect at a TEDxJacksonville Conference . . .

Expect to be surprised. Some talks are shocking, replete with uncomfortable truths. Others are energizing, enlightening, inspiring, even transcendent. Bring an open mind and be prepared to take a journey that challenges you to consider new perspectives.

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