Are you a Hedonist or a Hermit? A Visionary or a Student? Gabrielle explain how discovering your guiding archetypes are essential to discover your answer to the eternal question: Who am I?
You don't need a medical degree to operate sustainable technologies that save lives. Elizabeth will demonstrate how to impact 2000 by putting 80 minutes or less aside while traveling.
Cathy speaks on why Cued Speech is such a simple and effective way to make spoken language clear for anyone who may have difficulty hearing it. She will demonstrate what Cued Speech looks like and how it works, as well as a look at Cued Speech in action.
Mayor Lovely Warren has seen Rochester flourish and flounder. She will share her personal stories that share her experience and her vision to see the city succeed.
Caitlin believes we all are preservationists--we just don’t know it. This idea was the spark of the Young Urban Preservationist, a group focused on introducing the importance and effectiveness of preserving architecture to young professionals
What sustainability ideas can we adopt from the perpetual growth of the environment? Callie introduced the audience to Industrial Ecology and how to transport successes in ecosystems into industrial systems.
by Scott Grove
Technology has redefined what it means to “make something”. Scott explores where to draw the line between the computerization of work and true craftsmanship.
Caregiving can at times take over every part of your life. Phyllis shares her experience caregiving for the five members in her family's older generation.
by Kelly Clark
Common understanding of sex and gender is greatly oversimplified. Kelly explores how our lack of knowledge contributes to negative outcomes, especially for boys.
Natasha Alford has seen news in all its forms—great reporting from citizen journalists and poor fact-checking at large media companies. She share how the most important facet to powerful news is having the courage to report it, be it as a citizen or reporter.
Chris shares the importance of improvisation and engages the audience in participation on “improvised” work. Mike Kaupa performs on trumpet, Mike Frederick on guitar, and Danny Ziemann on bass.
Eighty percent (80%) of visual impairment is preventable. Felix believes we all deserve the best possible sight in order to live a prosperous and fulfilling life. He will share life-changing technology of his design plus his vision for expanding access to eye care.
Galaxies are the largest structures in the universe but they can be the hardest to find—especially when they are mostly made of dark matter. Sukanya will share how she discovered this easy to miss galaxy.
by Erin Green
Travel profoundly changed Erin's affect and well-being during a visit to Ecuador. She contrasts this experience there with her familiar but detached routine in America.
It took 52 years for the US to re-established diplomatic relations with Cuba. During that time, Lourdes and many others fled to escape oppression. She will share her journey to the United States and the unforgettable roots to Cuba.
30th May 2015