TEDx San Francisco is pleased to announce our 5th Gathering: ALIVE! Maximum Living as a Human, at the Yerba Buena Center. ALIVE! will examine the human lifecycle from many angles: vibrant aging, meaning, mission, family, identity, sexuality, living in community, parenting, coming of age, childhood, birth and conception. Join your TEDxSF colleagues, meet the world famous researchers,... [read more]
TEDx San Francisco is pleased to announce our 5th Gathering: ALIVE! Maximum Living as a Human, at the Yerba Buena Center. ALIVE! will examine the human lifecycle from many angles: vibrant aging, meaning, mission, family, identity, sexuality, living in community, parenting, coming of age, childhood, birth and conception. Join your TEDxSF colleagues, meet the world famous researchers, inventors, authors and performers who are coming to speak, and experience new concepts and presenters that are just coming into consciousness. Get turned on TED-style, and leave with new energy, knowledge and insight. Our new event format leaves more time for networking and connecting. Early confirmed presenters include: Joe Betts LaCroix, TEDster and Founder of Halcyon Molecular Andres Torres, San Francisco Giants' Centerfielder Documentary Filmmaker ChusyJardine Nicole Daedone, Slow Sex Author and Founder of OneTaste Mel Robbins, Syndicated Talk Show Host, Author of Stop Saying You're Fine Bill Thomas, ChangingAging.org Shereef Bishay, BetterMeans.org and leading thinker on the Open Enterprise Carey Perloff, Founder of American Conservatory Theater Nina Wise, Comedienne, Improv Artist, Buddhist and San Francisco Treasure David Kim on Electric Violin The Reckless Sons coming out from NYC NonStop Bhangra for collective fun Much MORE to come.... Stay for our reception and after party, with a great dinner catered by B restaurant, with dancing and celebration to follow. We're cocreating what we hope will be a great event for all- Thank you for your commitment to Ideas Worth Spreading in San Francisco! The TEDx San Francisco Organizing Committee Jeanne Alford, Lauren Anderson, Diane Bisgeier, Emily Chui, Tony Deifell, Kai Chang,Sumit Guha, Suzie Katz, Jonathan Jackson, Jason Johnson, Michael Levit, Christine McCaull, Taylor Milsal, Jay Siegan, Kenan Wang About TEDx San Francisco The San Francisco TED community (TEDxSF) supports this mission on a regional basis, highlighting exceptional people and creative works, connecting people across disciplines, fields and industries, creating conversations and driving action. We explore big questions through (in TED fashion) the eyes of science, business, arts, letters, music and more. Our events have a San Francisco flavor, in that they have a technology and startup bias, and a broad spirit of inquiry. We have 2,500 members in the Bay Area. TEDx San Francisco produces 2 exceptionally high quality events per year. Past themes have included Creativity & Reinvention, Courage & Resilience, or the Edge of What We Know. Some notable individuals who spoke in the past few events and used TEDx to inspire tens of thousands: John Gray (Mars/Venus Author), Paul Watson (Whale Wars), Nate Quarry (UFC champion), Charles Huang (founder of Guitar Hero), Gavin Newsom (Mayor of San Fran), Sam Wang (Neuro-scientist), Ozomatli (Musicians and World Music Ambassadors) Zoe Keating (Cellist), Doug Menuez (Documentary Photographer), Jill Vialet (Ashoka fellow and founder of Playworks), and more. Contact points: For speakers, performance and event participation, or general inquiries, contact Christine McCaull (Producer, Curator) email@example.com To support the party/social and networking time: contact Emily Chiu (Operations) firstname.lastname@example.org To sponsor, contact Christine McCaul (Development) email@example.com To co-market or for ticket inquiries, contact Kai Chang (Marketing) firstname.lastname@example.org To volunteer, contact Diane Bisgeier (Volunteer coordinator) email@example.com For Media and Press inquiries, contact Jeanne Alford (Media Relations) firstname.lastname@example.org To join: Apply at http://www.TEDxSF.org Connect with us: On Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/TEDxSanFrancisco On Twitter: TEDxSF TEDxSF is a non profit, volunteer civic organization. Tickets are nonrefundable and nontransferrable. Please check your calendar before buying.