Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Presenters Announced for TEDxCharlotte 2011

Posted by Jarvis Holliday On 8/17/2011 1 comment
Details went out this week about the more than one dozen speakers who will present at TEDxCharlotte 2011, which takes place October 15 at Queens University of Charlotte. With the conference themed “Risk-takers and Dream-makers,” the diverse lineup of presenters ranges from space to installation art, from 365 days of intimacy to label-maker. They include:
  • Dr. Mark Moore, NASA Scientist
  • Susan Page and Juan Logan, Artists
  • Charla Muller, Author of 365 Nights
  • Loan Tran, Human Rights Advocate/Student
  • James Adams, Community Leader and Human Rights Activist
  • Scott Swimmer, Founder, DRUMSTRONG
  • Max Wallace, Hackerspace Charlotte
  • Dolph Ramseur, Founder, Ramseur Records
  • Rebekah Ferguson, Documentary Filmmaker
  • Clay Presley, CEO Carolina Pad/Humanitarian
  • Kirsten Hemmy, Poet/Educator
  • JD Lewis, Jackson Lewis, and Buck Lewis, Founders, Twelve in Twelve
  • David Johnson, Photographer/Founder, Silent Images
  • Manny Ohonme, Sports Hero/Founder, Samaritans Feet
Visit to read each presenter's bio.

An open house held in June at Dolce Vita brought out dozens of locals interested in TEDx.
Photo by Deborah Triplett.

You have a week left to apply to attend TEDxCharlotte. The application deadline was extended to August 25 so that prospective attendees would know who the scheduled speakers are. Confirmed applicants will be notified the first week of September. Visit to apply.

Also, if you'd like to get more familiar with this second-year conference, watch all of the TEDxCharlotte 2010 speakers and performances online at

1 comment :

  1. Thanks for sharing this info. I live out of state but I submitted an application hoping to make another trip down to the QCity!


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