TEDx Grand Canyon University 2017

Date Time Doors Open Location
Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 9:00 am 8:00 am GCU Arena
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GCU Student Tickets: $10 BUY TICKETS NOW
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TEDx Grand Canyon University 2017 brings together the GCU community and the greater Phoenix community for an exciting and inspiring event! Experience a full day of innovative and diverse thought as 20 individuals from the greater Phoenix area speak about ideas worth spreading from the TEDx stage at GCU Arena.

Students in the Project Management Club at Grand Canyon University planned and organized this event, giving them the opportunity to gain real-world experience planning a large scale event.

Visit tedxgrandcanyonuniversity.org for full event details.

Event Speakers

  • Greg Tonkinson – Doubt
  • Ron Blake – Overcoming depression through free therapy from strangers
  • Inseong Kim – Cultural identity
  • Roméo Farinacci – Cybersecurity
  • Stephen Parisi – A different approach to final exams
  • Nicole Clifton – Both-and, not either-or
  • Jeff Nichols – Purpose, process and love
  • Alison Johnson – Coming as you are
  • Danielle Stringer – Support of vaccinations
  • David Schneider – A different perspective that can change everything
  • Ileana Hester – The psychology behind different languages
  • Jon Denboer – Dementia
  • Steven Hansen – Planned obsolescence of animal shelters
  • Shawn Bawulski – Hell
  • Suzana Flores – Marriage and long lasting relationships
  • Adam Goodman – Conscious capitalism
  • Tim Crown – Corporate culture
  • Max Stossel – How millennial’s get their information
  • Andrew Collins – How to motivate unmotivated students

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