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Live and in-person at the intimate Three Notch Theater.

Saturday, February 24, 2024
7 p.m.

Join us for a lively evening of talks, performances, and interactive conversations with our 6 fabulous speakers and what happens when we open our minds to the infinite possibilities of “Yes, and… !

Be inspired by our fascinating speakers as we explore music, how to apply conceptual thinking to social media and world dilemmas, decision-making in the face of AI and genetically engineered organisms, how we think about death, and more at our next TEDxGreatMills LIVE event.

Michael Santos, Ph.D.: Uncharted territory: High-stakes decision-making for world-changing technologies

Dr. Dale L. Moore: The Art, Science and Power of Conceptual Thinking

Joel Tuminaro: Sharing Peaceful Handpan Music

Jennifer Hopwood, Ed.D: How a lack of psychological safety can lead to creativity resistance 

Laura Lyster-Mensh: Yes, we all die, And talking about it won’t kill us. 

Sidi Zeid Chleuh: Diverging & Converging – Crafting Innovative Solutions with Empathy


What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxGreatMills, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxGreatMills event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.