TEDxWilmington presents 'The Age of Amazement' April 28 - Technical.ly Delaware


Apr. 3, 2018 12:11 pm

TEDxWilmington presents ‘The Age of Amazement’ April 28

The daylong event combines live speakers and streams from TED2018 in Vancouver.

Jessica Santana speaks at the TEDxWilmington "Education Possible" event at the Hotel du Pont, Feb. 9, 2018.

(Photo by Holly Quinn)

Chances are, you won’t make it to TED2018 in Vancouver (with its $10,000 tickets), but you can still be part of “The Age of Amazement” with TEDxWilmington, streaming video and 24 live speakers.

TEDxWilmingtonLive: Age of Amazement showcases a variety of live speakers, in addition to an entire session of brand-new TED Talks streamed directly from TED2018 in Vancouver.

Three 90-minute sessions will include 24 speakers giving live TEDx talks, and one 90-minute session of TED Talk videos streamed from TED2018 in Vancouver.

Scheduled live speakers include:

  • Olivia O’Donnell: Why Racism Continues to Plague the U.S.: Is Escape from its Unforgiving Cycle Possible?
  • Bonnie St. John: Micro-Resilience: Building a First-Aid Kit for Your Attitude
  • Katherine von Duyke: Do Urban Kids Need More Discipline or More Democracy?
  • Massoma Z. Alam: Go Spaghetti: Overcoming Anxiety
  • Robin Burk: The Hidden Vulnerabilities of Our Amazing Interconnected World (And What to Do)
  • Aaron Shepard: Make America Space Again
  • Amy Ogden: Sufficiency is sexy. The rest is just house money.
  • Sunil Robert: Lincoln, Edison and Job Walked into a Bar
  • Alessandra Nicole: The Power of Paper Letter Exchange
  • Zachary Jones: 3 Ways to Bring the Joy Back into Education
  • Taria Pritchett: Are Schools Failing Our Girls?
  • Laura Wellington: What’s She Got That I Don’t?
  • Theresa Bodnar: The GIFT of Gratitude in Foresight – Using CFGR to Build Resilience and Thrive
  • Chase Reid: Can AI Save Humanity’s Soul?
  • Tiffany N. Stallings: The Bounce Back Mindset
  • Lucy Rose: The Cost of Loneliness
  • Sarah Greenfield: Does your Poop Hold the Secret to Your Health?
  • Millicent St. Claire: Awakening Your Personal Genius
  • David Raymond: The Power of Fun
  • Christophe Jelinski: The Cost of Paying Attention
  • Jeff Patnaude: From Great to the Greater Good: When Great is Not Good Enough
  • Jody Wood: My Improvisational Journey and the Meaning of Life
  • John Livesay: Be The Lifeguard Of Your Own Life!
  • Terri Levine: Sell – Don’t Repel

The TEDxWilmingtonLive event will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Wilmington Friends School. General admission (lunch not included) is $30; Patron seating (includes lunch) is $70 and VIP seating (includes lunch and seating with one of the speakers) is $100.


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