2013 Speakers and Entertainers

 

2013 TEDxNavesink Talks

2013 Talks/Videos

Avi Karnani

Avi Karnani

“Talk: NJ as the next Silicon Valley”

First lightbulb, computer, laser…NJ was once the center of invention. How did we go from invention hotspot to innovation also-ran?

Kerri Martin

Kerri Martin

Talk: “How to Build a Community, Told with Chalk”
Kerri Martin shares her experience of creating a bike-centric community in and around Asbury Park, as told through chalk.

Ben Kalina

Ben Kalina

Talk: “Coastal development — smarter than the storm?”
Kalina will address the outcome of the collision and overlapping of human and geologic time scales.

Erika Casriel

Erika Casriel

Erica Casriel: “Remapping the Self: Neuroscience Gets Personal”
How self, previously thought to be the single “man in the machine” is being reconsidered as not just a single conductor, but a small orchestra of collaborative psychological functions.

Elizabeth Urbanski

Elizabeth Urbanski

Talk: “Self-Image: Caves to Selfies”
The fascinating and sometimes puzzling phenomenon of instant self portraits snapped on cell phones and publicly posted is without precedent.

Richard Veit

Richard Veit

Talk: “Original people of the mid-Atlantic”
Richard Veit speaks about the often-overlooked role of the Native Americans in the formation of Monmouth County and its surrounding regions.

Meg Paska & Michael Meier

Meg Paska & Michael Meier

Talk: “Local Farms: from Brooklyn Rooftops to Navesink Estates”
Meg Paska and Michael Meier talk about how estate farming can transform the Two Rivers region into a living example of sustainability and revitalized culture.

Alon Hillel-Tuch

Alon Hillel-Tuch

Talk: “Emergence of an alternate path”
In order to understand the emergence of alternative paths, we must understand the cycle of how new technological advances are adapted in society.

Robert Lucky

Robert Lucky

Talk: “Innovation and New Jersey — Storied Past and Uncertain Future””
Monmouth County has been well known for its contributions to communications through the past decades, yet and what are the prospects for future innovation and entrepreneurship?

Dr. Bill Rosenblatt

Dr. Bill Rosenblatt

Talk: “Surprises about surfing in New Jersey”
A talk on the history of surfing in the Garden State, the significant contributions Jersey surfer’s have made to the Surfing Heritage.

Susan Pellegrini

Susan Pellegrini

Talk: “Asbury Park’s Rock (R)Evolution 1968-81″
Susan talks about the rich musical history of this New Jersey shore town.

Dr. Donald Sebastian

Dr. Donald Sebastian

Talk: “Innovation clusters and how to build them on the shore”
In this talk he speaks on the topic of cluster based economic development, with focus on Monmouth-area concepts in the Post-BRAC (Base Realignment and Closure Program) Era.

Sean Dixon

Sean Dixon

Talk: “Energy Exports: Good, Bad, Ugly, and What you Need to Know”
Dixon examines Liquefied Natural Gas and energy independence in the context of our local ocean.

John Shammas

John Shammas

Talk: ‘Software development is the new home economics”
In his talk, John promotes better technological education and encourages students to take an interest in the software development field.

Kat Lazo

Kat Lazo

Talk: “Feminism isn’t dead, it’s gone viral!”
If you think feminism is dead, this modern-day feminist will show you otherwise.

Jonathan Mercantini

Jonathan Mercantini

“Talk: Divided NJ from the Battle of Trenton”
Crossing the Delaware: 350 Years of New Jersey History

Tereza Nemessanyi

Tereza Nemessanyi

Talk: “Reinvention of a suburban mom”
Tereza talks about how she, as a suburban mom, used social media to make her way back into the workforce.

Gabriella Levine

Gabriella Levine

Talk: “Democratizing innovation with open hardware”
Gabriella Levine presents global adventures with the aid of data-collecting robots built with open source hardware technology.

Cindy Zipf

Cindy Zipf

Talk: “Our wild and industry-free ocean”
Cindy addresses the economic impact of a Clean Ocean Zone on New Jersey and New York.

Ben Horton

Ben Horton

Talk: “Is sea level rising?”
An analytical and historical look into the trend of rising sea levels, the effects today, and the future impact it could have on our shorelines.

Harrison Owen

Harrison Owen

Talk: “Dancing with Shiva (or Sandy, or Katrina):”
An exploration of the idea that all systems are inherently self organizing, and that maybe we’re working too hard.

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