TEDx returns to Wilmington


TEDx returns Wilmington returns for its second year on Aug. 7 at World Cafe Live at The Queen where 24 speakers will share “ideas worth spreading” covering topics from decision making to near-death experiences to understanding the “millennials.”

 Produced by Strongpoint Marketing (www.strongpointmarketing.com), the event offers a full day of programming including live speakers and streaming TEDTalk videos, curated by the TEDxWilmington organizers. Award-winning broadcast journalist and former CNN correspondent, Kathleen Koch will moderate the day. Breakfast, lunch, and two refreshment breaks will be provided. A reception will follow.

Among the speakers scheduled to speak are Jim Kelly, Executive Vice President for Capital One’s Direct Business; Liane Hansen, an Emmy and Peabody Award winning broadcaster; Joseph Geraci, a speaker and researcher on the Near-Death-Experience; and Theresa Rodriguez, author of bestselling travel guide, FLY SOLO: The 50 Best Places on Earth For a Girl to Travel Alone. Other speakers include a beekeeper, sex therapist, chef, musician, a “robber baron,” photographer, researcher, playwright, diva, educator, and community-changer. Pursuant to TEDx rules, only 100 individual tickets can be sold for TEDxWilmington 2013. Tickets are on sale now at http://tedxwilmington2013.eventbrite.com.

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