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Coming to the TEDx Stage: The Harrisons

Two leading pioneers of the eco-art movement

“Like an oncoming storm front, the Force Majeure is a fluid frontier, a frontier of heat moving across the planet, a frontier of water advancing on lands.

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A Look Back With Danny Keith

What’s it like to speak at TEDx? ‘Super cool’

Danny-KeithA dozen years ago, Danny Keith was a surfer with a surf shop near Pleasure Point. He’d grown up on the east side of Salinas and was a young, single dad.

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Radical Collaboration and Climate Change

Costa, Sinervo Announced for TEDxSantaCruz

The clock is ticking, remind two UC Santa Cruz professors who have been confirmed as speakers for the upcoming TEDxSantaCruz: Radical Collaboration conference.

Drs. Daniel Costa and Barry Sinervo will join more than 20 other presenters at on April 24 at the Rio Theatre.

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Two More Awesome, Local Speakers Confirmed: David Dennis & Bez Maxwell

http://daviddennisphotos.comDavid Dennis’ working title for his upcoming TEDxSantaCruz talk is “Homelessness, Surfboards, and Living a Well-Rounded Life.” Bez Maxwell’s is “Using the Female Orgasm in Life.”

They are the latest confirmed speakers for TEDxSantaCruz: Radical Collaboration, which will take place April 24 at the Rio Theatre.

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Speaker Submissions Closed for April Event

Submissions are closed for TEDxSantaCruz2015: Radical Collaboration, and as our co-organizer Irene Tsouprake says, “WOW, do we have an incredible roster of speakers on the subject!”

“From the origins of life in the universe to the human genome to female orgasm to public art as a means of environmental and civic healing, be prepared for a wild ride.

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