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Speaker Spotlight: Ion Popian

Speaker Spotlight: Ion Popian

Art has always played a part in Ion Popian‘s life. And as a TEDxPeachtree 2014 speaker, he will bring his artful presentation to the stage at the Buckhead Theatre on October 17th.  This year’s theme is “illuminate.” What does “illuminate” mean to you? What has been the illumination in your work that has brought you […]

Speaker Spotlight: Genna Duberstein

Speaker Spotlight: Genna Duberstein

Genna Duberstein, lead multimedia producer for heliophysics at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, brings art and science together and has been doing commissioned artwork since she was 12 years old. This October, Genna will be speaking at TEDxPeachtree. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting on […]

Speaker Spotlight: Abby Norman

Speaker Spotlight: Abby Norman

Abby Norman is a Atlantan teacher and blogger who writes on the intersection of faith and everyday life, focusing on complex sociological issues that impact human  development and how we then observe and interact with the world. Our theme this year implies the discovery of something that was before unseen. Tell us about a pure unexpected change […]

Speaker Spotlight: Thad Starner

Speaker Spotlight: Thad Starner

This isn’t Thad Starner‘s first TEDx rodeo and we’re so excited he’s joining us on October 17th! Another speaker hailing from Georgia Tech, Thad is ready to challenge our ideas of what is possible. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting? This is my 4th time. I […]

Speaker Spotlight: Keith McGreggor

Speaker Spotlight: Keith McGreggor

TEDxsters! Meet Keith McGreggor, director of VentureLab at Georgia Tech and lover of musical string instruments. Keith’s multi-faceted interests and entrepreneurial talents have led him to pioneer a number of areas, and he is now leading the way in understanding Artificial Intelligence (AI). This year’s theme is “illuminate.” What does “illuminate” mean to you? To me, […]

Speaker Spotlight: Adam Marcus

Speaker Spotlight: Adam Marcus

Adam Marcus is today’s featured TEDxPeachtree spotlight speaker. An Associate Professor at Emory’s School of Medicine, Dr. Marcus’s lab focuses on cell biology and pharmacology in lung and breast cancer. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting on October 17th? Yes, this is my first time […]

Speaker Spotlight: Chantelle Rytter

Speaker Spotlight: Chantelle Rytter

Chantelle Rytter founded the Atlanta Beltline Lantern Parade in 2010, along with the Krewe of the Grateful Gluttons. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting on October 17? Yes, it is my first time! I think it is a terrific gift to speak at TEDx, and […]

Speaker Spotlight: Shannon Zirbel

Speaker Spotlight: Shannon Zirbel

The second speaker for TEDxPeachtree 2014 we’ll be “illuminating” is Shannon Zirbel. Shannon has a background in engineering and mechanical solutions and believes that “design shows that inspiration can come from anywhere.” Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting on October 17h? Yes, it’s my first […]

Speaker Spotlight: Erico Mattos

Speaker Spotlight: Erico Mattos

TEDxPeachtree is proud to announce our first presenter, Erico Mattos! Get to know him a little and see why we’re so excited to hear his ideas on illumination. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting on October 17h? I presented “OffShore Farming” at the TEDxUGA in 2013. […]

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Connecting Beats

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Connecting Beats

Marshall Seese Jr.

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Michelle Malone

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Michelle Malone

Michelle Malone

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Why TED Talks Don’t Change Your Life Much

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Why TED Talks Don’t Change Your Life Much

Neale Martin

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Life, Art and a Square Dog Named Boxer

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Life, Art and a Square Dog Named Boxer

Nathan Sawaya

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Unlocking Human Creativity

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Unlocking Human Creativity

Mark Riedl

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Trash + Love

TEDxPeachtree 2013 – Trash + Love

Aurora Robson

TEDxPeachtree 2012 – BE AWESOME YOU

TEDxPeachtree 2012 – BE AWESOME YOU

FAKE GRIMLOCK

TEDxPeachtree 2012 – Revel in the Physical

TEDxPeachtree 2012 – Revel in the Physical

Ayoka Chenzira

Speaker Spotlight: Thad Starner

Speaker Spotlight: Thad Starner

04 September 2014

This isn’t Thad Starner‘s first TEDx rodeo and we’re so excited he’s joining us on October 17th! Another speaker hailing from Georgia Tech, Thad is ready to challenge our ideas of what is possible. Is this your first time speaking at a TEDx event? What are your thoughts on presenting? This is my 4th time. I […]

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Will You Find Catlanta’s Golden Lanterns?

Will You Find Catlanta’s Golden Lanterns?

19 September 2014

On Saturday, September 6th, Atlanta artist Catlanta created six “Cat Lanterns” and hid them around the Beltline Lantern Parade.  Those who found the lanterns Tweeted, Facebooked and Instragrammed pictures of themselves with the Cat Lantern and #TEDxPT for a chance to win two free tickets to the event. Well, it’s happening again! On Friday 9/19 – Sunday […]

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Illuminating Conflict and Healing: The Power of Cartoons

Illuminating Conflict and Healing: The Power of Cartoons

18 September 2014

Patrick Chappatte is not your ordinary cartoonist. Instead the 2010 TED presenter is tasked with reporting on global events through his creation of cartoons. A journalist and global traveler, he generates conversation with cartoons. Patrick has seen cartoons used as weapons and for wellbeing, to depict wealth and poverty, to illustrate love and hate. He himself leverages […]

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Bringing My Team to TEDxPeachtree 2014

Bringing My Team to TEDxPeachtree 2014

18 September 2014

I am a firm believer in lifelong learning as a way to constantly evolve ourselves by feeding our minds with new ideas and experiences. TED Talks and more specifically TEDxPeachtree, offers me the opportunity to put away my mobile phone and laptop for a day to learn, mingle, and share with like-minded individuals from other […]

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