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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From Our Blog
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By Sean Del Galdo and Thomas Morford As hard as it is to believe, the band Fall Out Boy was once unknown. They were signed to a label named Fueled by Ramen, which, as it sounds, was run out of a dorm room. Roy LaManna, a music entrepreneur who specializes in music video technology, began […]
It took a trifecta of life-changing events for Suzanne Tick to harness the healing power of art. But after she did, her life would be transformed. Suzanne was going through a divorce, dealing with the death of her father, and adjusting to her son going off to college. She was emotionally distraught on all levels. […]
By Katalin Gyurián Toth Where did our fear of sharks come from? Jaws, Sharknado, Deep Blue Sea, and the cult following of Shark Week documentaries are evidence of our shark obsession. Some people believe our fear of sharks began with Steven Spielberg’s 1975 movie Jaws (based on Peter Benchley’s 1974 book of the same name). […]
By Lindsey Konkel Karyn Marshall felt immense pride watching American women compete and win a medal in weightlifting at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. While men’s weightlifting has been an Olympic staple since the start of the modern Games in 1896, women didn’t get a chance to compete until 2000. Marshall, who took up […]
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.