The lineup of speakers for this year's TEDxAlbany is out, and tickets are now available

TEDxAlbany 2017 logoThe lineup of speakers is out for this year's TEDxAlbany, which is December 7 at Overit in Albany.

This topics for this year's talks range from math to philanthropy to health to... urine. The lineup of speakers posted is below.

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 also now available. They're $75 and include breakfast and lunch. There's a limited number, and the event has filled up in past years.

2017 speakers

+ Jene Luciana: TV style expert & best-selling author, as seen on Access
Hollywood, Bravo, E!, TODAY: TBA

+ Meg Wilkinson: Invasive Species Database Coordinator for the New York Natural Heritage Program: "Fit Women and Ovarian Cancer"

+ David King: Editor/Associate Publisher for The Alt: "Finding My Father, Finding Myself"

+ Darian Ahmadizadeh: 13-year-old mathematician: "What if we taught math differently?"

+ Nico Meyering: CCHS board member and one of ~1,200 affected people worldwide by congenital central hypoventilation syndrome (CCHS): "Dis-ABLE-d"

+ Dr. Paul Miller: Principal of Green Tech High Charter School, twice-published author: "We need to do better."

+ Tim Sarrantonio: Director of Business Development at NeonCRM: "Rewiring how we make good happen."

+ James Ketterer: Director of BGIA and Dean of International Studies at Bard College: "What I learned about Deomocracy at home by observing elections abroad."

+ Pritam Poddar: PhD student at Rochester Institute of Technology: "Your urine: A waste or a potion?"

+ Dr. John Drazan: Biomedical Engineering Lecturer at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: "Sports 2 STEM: Engaging Diverse Youth in STEM through sports"

+ Janet Carmosky: Executive Director at Albany Can Code: "Don't be a consumer - be a stakeholder."

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