Meet the Speakers: Omar Baddar

OmarBaddar “Our Unprecedented Power to Shape the Future” Omar Baddar is a political scientist, human rights activist, and New Media professional based in Washington, DC. He earned his M.A. in International Relations and Comparative Politics from the University of Memphis, where he wrote his Master\’s thesis on US policy towards the Middle East. He also…

TEDxUtica WishList

Thanks to everyone who has been so generous in helping us put together TEDxUtica. There are still items we need help with though and the list is ever changing. If you have any of the following that you’d donate or lend for a few days during our event, we’d be really really grateful. Just email…

A Venue with a Mission

Deb Richardson from RCIL’s Leaf, Loaf & Ladle program talks about how it’s program is helping local residents hone their culinary skills and creating career opportunities through their social enterprise. Leaf, Loaf & Ladle will be working with TEDx to provide our participants with refreshments during our main event on October 23rd.

A Green Venue for TEDxUtica

Our team spoke with Debra Richardson of Leaf, Loaf & Ladle at RCIL about the space that we’ll be hosting our first TEDxUtica event. The building itself is a repurposed space which has been outfitted with a geothermal heating and cooling system, making it one of the most energy efficient buildings in the city of…

Announcing TEDxUtica Salons

Let’s start a conversation. In the months leading up and after our main October 23rd TEDxUtica event, we’re excited to announce that we’ll be having some smaller get togethers (Salons) around the city of Utica where we’ll feature some of our favorite TED Talks and provide an atmosphere where we can get together to meet…

Calling All Artists

The organizers of TEDxUtica are looking for the next big idea in art!  The works will be displayed and available for purchase at TEDxUtica on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The TEDxUtica organizers understand that the arts are a powerful vehicle for communication, a way to express visions that are beyond the capacity of words and…

Announcing TEDxUtica!

Our first TEDxUtica event, Dream. Develop. Deliver. – to be held in October of 2013 will showcase presenters from across central New York and beyond, with ideas or missions that are worth sharing; ideas that could or do impact the Central New York area and its citizens. We’re curating an audience of big thinkers, of…

Volunteer

A dedicated group of passionate, energetic volunteers helps make an event like TEDxUtica possible and successful, and we are planning on a major success. If you’d like to join the team, please let us know what interests you and what skills you can contribute, as we will need help in a variety of capacities both…