Binghamton University TEDx conference celebrates 10th anniversary with virtual event

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From Binghamton University:

BINGHAMTON, NY – TEDxBinghamtonUniversity will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a virtual live-streamed conference, UNEARTHED, from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. Register online. Registration is free and open to the public.

This year’s TEDxBinghamtonUniversity line-up includes a physicist who is passionate about natural disasters, an alumnus who believes that collaboration takes precedent above all, a psychotherapist and advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community, a comedian that values representation in media, a student who understands the importance of his own memories, a CEO who wants to bring cryptocurrency to the masses, and an early childhood expert who passes her multicultural learning to others.  

This event was originally scheduled to take place in-person on March 22. Due to COVID-19, the student organizers adapted it to offer a virtual event that everyone could tune into. 

Hear talks from:

  • Mika McKinnon, geophysicist, disaster researcher and sci-fi scientist, “Do You Have a Rock?’
  • Russell Korus, co-founder and CEO, EZ365 and cryptocurrency specialist, “Bambi and Godzilla: How Blockchain Transforms You From One into the Other”
  • Lissarette Nisnevich, early childhood professional, “The Crown You Never Take Off”
  • Bill Groner, founder and CEO, SSAM Alternative Dispute Resolution and lawyer defending 9/11 first responders, “9/12: From Me to We”
  • David Mathews, Binghamton University sophomore studying integrative neuroscience, “The Stories We Tell Ourselves”
  • Laura Jacobs, psychotherapist speaker, author, and activist, “Fear of a GenderQueer Planet”
  • Abby Govindan, Fordham University graduate and budding comedian, “How Media Affects Self-Representation”

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