2018 TEDxCUNY Conference

TEDxCUNY Wild Card banner

The City University of New York (CUNY) is pleased to announce its fourth annual TEDxCUNY Conference: Wild Card! As the first and only public university TEDx University Conference in New York City, TEDxCUNY is the largest TEDx University event in the nation representationally, covering 24 campuses and over half a million students. This year we are highlighting how variability drives communities both large and small to challenge the status quo, and how human unpredictability enhances the human experience.

 

TED x CUNY 2018 Flyer

On March 9th, at the Harold M. Proshansky Auditorium at the CUNY Graduate Center, TEDxCUNY 2018 will explore the theme of “Wild Card,” highlighting how variability drives communities both large and small to challenge the status quo, and how human unpredictability enhances the human experience.

Our speakers will be artists, activists, entrepreneurs, prominent rappers, and more. Workshops/tabling opportunities will include Gibney Dance, mentalist/illusionist Alex Voz, Skill Mill NYC, hands-on VR experience by Hubneo, an exclusive screening of Shine Global’s Academy Award winning documentary, and Bai sampling! Attendees will receive swag bags containing stickers, notebooks, various snacks (ranging from KIND bars to caffeine mints), as well as other goodies.

 

 

When: Friday, March 9th

Where: CUNY Graduate Center – Proshansky Auditorium – 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016

Check out the website tedxcuny.com and tickets can be bought via Eventbrite (they are free for CUNY affiliates!).


TEDxCUNY Tentative Event Schedule:

9:30 AM-Ongoing: Check-in, Coat Check, and Registration
10 AM: Opening Remarks
10:20 AM: Session One
–Ayodele Oti
–Leah Frazier
–Laura Kriska
–Alex Voz (mentalist/illusionist performance)

11:40 AM: Workshops + Tabling
12:40 PM: Session Two
–Dan Schlesinger
–Maxwell Melvins
–Bree Clarke
–Khalid El Khatib
–Thomas Allen Harris
2:30 PM: Workshops + Tabling
3:20 PM: Session 3
–Michael John McIntosh
–Jessica Bauman
–Bensky Belizaire
–Kurtis Walker

 

Check out the website tedxcuny.com and tickets can be bought via Eventbrite (they are free for CUNY affiliates!).