TEDxAlbany 2016 speakers lineup, and tickets are now available

TEDxAlbany logo skyline capitolThe lineup is out for this year's TEDxAlbany, which is December 1 at Overit in Albany.

This topics for this year's talks range from social justice, to erotic intelligence, to historic buildings, to doing things you hate, to artificial intelligence. The lineup of speakers posted as of today is after the jump.

TEDxAlbany is the locally-organized version of the popular TED talks series. Overit hosts the event at a studio in its converted church building on New Scotland Ave.

Tickets are now available. They're $75 and include breakfast and lunch. There's a limited number, and the event has filled up quickly the last few years.

Speakers

ROSA CLEMENTE - "Trying to Stop Our Blackness, How Latinx folks became Black"

MAL HARRISON (MS. M. FROM THE MUSEUM OF SEX) - "The Importance of Erotic Intelligence"

RIC ORLANDO -"Chefs as Addicts: Why Being Addicted to Work Could Be a Good Thing"

ADAM SIEMIGINOWSKI - "Creating Community Spaces out of Historic Buildings"

CRISTIN STEDING - "Do Things You Hate"

JAQI COHEN

DIANE CAMERON - "Never Leave Your Dead - A True Story of War Trauma, Murder, and Madness"

JOHN SHEEHAN - "NY Can Save Two Struggling Towns by Doing Nothing"

NITZAN HERMON - "AI & Design"

SAM NECRASON - "I am not an iconoclast, but freedom might not make us happy."

PHILIP KIM - "Chase One Rabbit: The Power of Small Wins"

JOHN VAVALO

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