West Long Branch, NJ
TEDxNavesink MAKERS will explore the essence of creation.
We’re all makers, and sometimes we choose to make a difference.
We’re revolutionaries who only see malleable things to be
deconstructed and reconstructed into better things.
Meet 30 makers. Life is what you make it.
Make your mark.
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.
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Tinkering. Engineering. Inventing. Learning. Innovating. No matter what you call it, making is an everyday part of our lives, so much so it’s becoming a revolution. At Small Factory Productions, they’ve always encouraged kids to explore their passions and discover new ways to learn. That’s why the makers movement is right up their alley. They’ve […]
Benjamin Heckendorn, or Ben Heck as he fondly refers to himself, was a graphic artist, only dabbling in electronics. Eventually, his hobby became his career, and he’s been working in electronics and technology full time since 2004. Over the years, Ben has repurposed used video game parts, designed pinball machines, and educated and inspired kids about electronics. […]
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.