Full Agenda Announced
With TEDxGowanus a little over a week away, you can now see our full line-up of speakers and performances here.
In addition to previously announced presenters, TEDxGowanus will also be bringing NYC Council Member Brad Lander, Natalie Loney from the EPA, and a performance by Blind Ear Music.
And we're thrilled to announce that the Coney Island River Rats will be executing a Live Dive of the Gowanus Canal!
No Tickets? No Problem! We are broadcasting LIVE all day onJanuary 26th starting at 12:15p at www.tedxgowanus.com!
SESSION 1: ORIGINS, 12:15—1:45pm
Joseph Alexiou, The most important swamp in American history
T.M. Rives, What the sale of Manhattan doesn't tell us about Native Americans
Marlene Donnelly, The Case for Gowanus: National Registry of Historic Places
Andrew Gustafson, Why the Baseball Hall of Fame Belongs in Brooklyn
Kate Orff, Rebuilding eco-infrastructure: Marine Gardening with Blue Mussels
Proteus Gowanus, Collaborative Art and Historical Inspiration
Joselin Linder, Stopping a genetic disorder in its fourth generation
SESSION 2: IMMERSED, 3:00—4:40pm
Coney Island River Rats, What does it take to dive a toxic site?
Ate Atema, Street Creeks: A Call to Action
Natalie Loney, Inside a New York City Superfund
Monica Byrne, Changing the Disaster Relief Paradigm
Calloway's Salon, A delicious romp through debauchery and laughter with a tune or two
Rachel Fershleiser, Why I <3 the Bookternet
Reggie Ossé, Hip Hop: From Counter Culture To Popular Culture
Dinner Break 4:45—6:15
SESSION 3: #GOWANUSINSPIRED, 6:15—8:00pm
Leah Selim, Food is more than culture, it's diplomacy
Pete Raho, Bringing back the American manufacturing sector
Councilmember Brad Lander, Democracy in Local Budgeting
Susannah Drake, Designing a Sponge Park
Eymund Diegel, Unearthing the Ghost Streams of Gowanus's past
Ed Woodham, Public Art, Private Awakening
Blind Ear Music, Musical performance
Photo Credit: Jim in Times Square