Author: TEDxMonterey

TEDxMonterey Videos Up on Youtube

A number of the TEDxMonterey videos are now available on the TEDx Youtube channel.  The videos have been produced by Lynn McDonald, Bob Cole and Kristen Byers (who made the TEDxMonterey intro) with tech support and footage provided by Access Monterey Peninsula (AMP).  The videos are a lasting record of this great event and we […]

Dirt: It’s the Soilution!

While all of the TEDxMonterey talks held their own special purpose, I can honestly say none were as dirty as Laura Lee Lienk’s talk about dirt and the positive results from getting dirty.
“True service is doing life’s dirty work” Laura Lee Lienk
She had our audience mold a bag of dirt with native seeds into a […]

TEDxMonterey 2010 Summary

The first ever TEDxMonterey took place on April 16th, 2010 and enjoyed participation from over 400 people both in person and online. Community leaders and innovators all assembled around the theme: “Be the Solution”, exploring new solutions, possibilities and technologies while also understanding the trap of the easy solutions. Speakers and performers dazzled the […]

24 interpreters, 8 languages, 4 booths, 1 livestream!

Among the many principles (inspiration, sustainability, collaboration, community) that have energized the organizers of TEDxMonterey is yet another idea worth spreading: multilingualism.

In the spirit of Monterey’s diverse multicultural and international community, TEDxMonterey has coordinated with professors and second year students of the Conference Interpretation program in  the Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation & Language Education at the […]

Come for the Talks, Stay for the Networking

We have been blessed with a wonderful line up of presenters for the upcoming TEDxMonterey conference. We are prepared to be dazzled by magicians, dirt enthusiasts, simulators, professional listeners and environmental rockstars but the real power of this event is in all the participants.
The participants for TEDxMonterey will bring their own solutions and unique […]

TEDx Monterey: Be the Solution

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxMonterey (x = independently organized TED event) will bring together community leaders, artists, writers, and intellectuals to explore the theme: “Be the Solution.” The event will take place on April 16th, 2010 in the Irvine Auditorium at the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Those unable to attend […]

Meet Our TEDx Student Speaker: Lakhpreet Kaur Dhariwal

The TEDx Monterey crew is pleased to announce Lakhpreet Kaur Dhariwal (IEP ‘11) as the winner of the student speaker contest at the Monterey Institute.
Her talk, entitled “How food co-operatives will save the world,” will explore how one strategy could produce a ripple effect, promoting organic food initiatives, sustainable development, and carbon emissions reduction. […]

Top 5 Reasons MIIS Students Should go to TEDxMonterey

Networking: This is an event that will have more potential employers than students.  Everyone who is interested in TED is interested in innovation, dialog and inspiration.
Inspiration: The short, dynamic talks will highlight big ideas from a wide variety of areas. This isn’t your typical conference, it should inspire and help shape new ideas.
Big Value: $20 […]

Big Steps Towards Zero-Waste for TEDxMonterey

In the effort to produce a zero-waste event, TEDxMonterey took a few big steps yesterday with the help of a pig farm, caterer, CSUMB, MIIS volunteers and the Monterey Regional Waste Management District.
There was a new relationship formed between our caterer, Don Gibbons of Portobellos, and Son Rise Ranch, a local Carmel Valley ranch with […]

Peter Shaw to speak at TEDxMonterey

Peter Shaw, the professor of pedagogical magic, will speak at TEDxMonterey on April 16th. Peter will discuss the idea of cooperative development and the art of understanding. The act of listening and truly paying attention are magical and the benefits to faculty development are enormous. We are our own solutions, we just need […]

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