Identity 2017

May 20, 2017. Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, NJ

Christine Zilinski
Christine Zilinski
Eric Burdge
Eric Burdge
Ken Womack
Ken Womack
Jenna Matari
Jenna Matari

In its fifth edition, TEDxNavesink presents IDENTITY. 30 TED Talks and entertainments that examine all aspects of Identity: America, brain science, brand, cyber, DNA, education, freedom, gender, genomics, intelligence, and transhumanism. Ninety percent of TEDxNavesink attendees recommend it to friends. Join us for three reasons: meet new idea-centric friends in NJ, experience ideas that expand your horizons, and laugh and love talks from thought-leaders from around the globe while discovering new local voices. Join us as TEDxNavesink takes over the Paramount Theatre, Convention Hall, and the Asbury Park Boardwalk.

What is TEDxNavesink?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxNavesink is a local event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. At TEDxNavesink, live speakers combined with TEDTalks videos, spark deep discussion and connection. Learn more about TED and TEDx here.

2016 MAKERS Talk Videos

  • Melissa Febos

    Melissa Febos

    Telling Your Secrets Can Set You Free

    Author, Assistant Professor at Monmouth University

  • open mic

    Maureen Langan

    The Business of Making Fun

    Maureen Langan, Standup Comic and Radio Talk Show Host

  • Benjamin Heckendorn

    Benjamin Heckendorn

    Solving the World’s Problems One Maker at a Time

    Ben Heck: master modder and host of element14’s The Ben Heck Show

  • Florence Williams

    Florence Williams

    Making Spaces of Awe and Restoration

    Author, Journalist

  • Eileen Huang

    Eileen Huang

    The potential of a poem

    As a poet in a STEM school, 16-year-old Eileen Huang navigates through many clashing cultures.

  • Michael Paoli

    Michael Paoli

    To Eat or Not to Eat, that is the Question on Class Pets

    School is both an essential and ridiculous environment for growing kids and there is nowhere else I’d rather be.

  • Suzanne Tick

    Suzanne Tick

    Weaving trash into treasure: The Power of Art to Transform our Lives

    Textile Designer

2017 Identity of Monmouth

  • Diem Jones, Lead Consultant
  • Phil Passantino, Musician

    Classic Cumbia and Vallenato music

  • Danny’s Steak House, Red Bank
  • Michael Pilla, Creative Evangelist