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Ivy Tech Waldron to live-stream TEDx Bloomington this Saturday

May 10, 2011

BLOOMINGTON - Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center will live stream the local TEDx Bloomington conference this Saturday, May 14 at no cost to attendees. The free live stream will be held in the Rose Firebay from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Attendees to the live stream in the Rose Firebay can see more than 20 speakers give 6 to 18 minute presentations at the Buskirk Chumley Theater. Guests to the Ivy Tech Waldron live stream can come and go throughout the day.

TEDx Bloomington, “The Wisdom of Play,” is a local self-organized event that brings people together to share “Ideas Worth Spreading.”

A list of speakers is included below:

  • Developer of multi-touch screens Jeff Han
  • Wooster Collective curators Marc & Sara Schille
  • Improv Everywhere's Charlie Todd
  • Harvard happiness professor Shawn Achor
  • Author of “50 Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Kids Do)” Gever Tulley
  • Ninja master Stephen Hayes
  • Sex educator Debby Herbenick
  • 2x world champion turntablist DJ Shiftee
  • NFL player-turned-investment banker Nolan Harrison
  • Technology blogger Robert Scoble
  • Fearless performing master Jeff Nelsen
  • Paralympic star skier Muffy Davis
  • Permaculture expert Keith Johnson
  • City Council Member/character Steve Volan
  • Girls Rock Indy’s Lindsay Manfredi
  • Local storyteller Arbutus Cunningham
  • One Laptop Per Child intern director Bryan Stuart
  • Seth Frey on cooperative communities
  • Ted Castronova on games and the real world
  • Jessica Schroeder Quirk on personal style
  • Amy Yurko on learning environments
  • Sarah Elizabeth Ippel on school design
  • TEDTalks and video from local Serious Games designers hosted by Sarah “Intellagirl” Smith-Robbins


For additional details about TEDx Bloomington, visit www.TEDxBloomington.com.


Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.