May 20, 2017
Paramount Theatre, Asbury Park, NJ
We’ll explore every aspect of identity.
No ID required.
Identity “Word of the Year” dictionary.com
“The Year We Obsessed Over Identity”
The New York Times
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“Ideas worth spreading”
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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.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monmouth County, NJ (November 7, 2016) –The fifth annual TEDxNavesink has launched its search for speakers. The theme for 2017 is centered around IDENTITY and exploring the qualities, characteristics, beliefs, ideas, and experiences that make people and things unique. The event will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017. The TEDxNavesink IDENTITY speaker selection […]
2016 MAKERS Talk Videos
2016 Makers Speakers
Previous TEDxNavesink Talks
Makers took place on Saturday April 9th, 2015, at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ.
The conference explored Accelerators that are creating game-changing innovation and cutting edge thought. Accelerators are: catalysts. Change makers. Inflection points. Pivotal moments.
PLAY took place on Saturday May 10th, 2014, at the Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey.
Play offered two dozen live talks and entertainments on the surprising ways that play is a positive force in our lives. Being at play is a most resourceful state. It facilitates greater openness, tolerance, creativity, generativity, generosity, and curiosity in all aspects of human endeavor. As a consequence, it impacts business, education, innovation, public space, community, real estate values, culture, and on stage, land, sea, air, and in cyber spaces.
The Next Wave (2013)
THE NEXT WAVE, the inaugural event for TEDxNavesink, took place on Sep 20, 2013 at Brookdale Performing Arts Center in Lincroft, New Jersey.
Over 280 attendees were joined by 33 sponsors, 25 organizers, 20 additional volunteers, 11 visual artists, and 25 live speakers and performers, including Kaki King, Dr Robert Lucky, Dr Ben Horton, Cranston Dean.