TEDxRVA Announces Final 2016 Speaker List
The speaker lineup has been set. The performers have been selected. The interactive elements are planned. The food choices are lined up. TEDxRVA 2016 is ready to go! All that’s left is for you to be there.
See the final speaker roster, including those previously announced, here:
Interdisciplinary Artist John Freyer
Systems Biologist Stefan Bekiranov
Juvenile Justice Activists Gina Lyles and Trey Hartt
Burlesque Performer Moxie LaBouche
Drug Intervention Specialist Bill Maher
Educator Dr. Makola Abdullah
Soul Care Advocate Sheila Battle
Human Rights Activist John Dau
Psychologist Danielle Dick
Community Advocate Ted Elmore
Trauma Informed Care Specialist Allison Jackson
Special Needs Advocate Pam Mines
Rehabilitation Engineer Dr. Peter Pidcoe
Architectural Historian Robert Russell
Perfumer Holladay Saltz
Educator and Choreographer Dr. Gaynell Sherrod
Performing Artist Jessica “Culture Queen” Smith
Sound Artist Stephen Vitiello
In addition to the speakers, the final list of performers has been announced for TEDxRVA: VCU’s premiere spoken-word organization and Slam Team “Good Clear Sound,” Anhayla Stanley, Andrew Alli & Josh Small, Gull, and Victoria Williams.
TEDxRVA, now in its fourth year, will be held on Friday, April 8 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center. Andy Stefanovich will return as the event’s curator and host. As in previous years, the conference will feature a central theme and, like themes of the past, this year’s is elegant in its simplicity: ARTFUL.
Tickets are available online and at the Dominion Arts Center box office for $50. If you can make it to the box office, it will be worth the trip, as you will save up to $13 in ticketing fees.