Saturday Nov. 10, 2018

Registration Open for TEDxOshkosh 2017

Registration for the second annual TEDxOshkosh event is now open. The event will take place on Saturday November 4th, 2017 at the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, WI from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. for a day of dialogue around the theme Break Through. TEDxOshkosh will feature a diverse lineup of 14 speakers presenting a wide range of topics.

Speakers and topics include:

  • Javad Ahmad – The Internet of Everything
  • Ken Arneson – The Future of Aging
  • Atiba R. Ellis – Using Memes to Break Out of Voter Fraud Talk
  • Sharon Hulce – The Story of Courage: Lessons from the Wizard of Oz
  • Charlie Krebs – Everyone is a Performer
  • Curt Kubiak – Manufacturing Healthcare
  • Nina Maybe – Radical Vulnerability: Choosing Authenticity as an Act of Resistance
  • Matt McVeigh – What Can Musical Performance Teach Us About Servant Leadership?
  • Jonathan Patz – Climate Change is Affecting Our Health. Is There a Cure?
  • Joseph Peterson – T.rex and T-Birds: Patterns of Evolution by Automotive Analogy
  • Carl Reible III – Family Dairy Farms: Drawing from the Past, Looking Towards the Future
  • Tracey Robertson – Black Girls Aren’t Magic
  • Tracy Slagter – No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Politics for Eaters
  • Nancy Yarbrough – Myths, Misconceptions, Mysteries and Mistakes…of the Sex Trade

Registration options include VIP for $99, Main Floor seats or balcony Suite Seats for $89, Balcony for $69 and Student for $49. All registrations include an unreserved seat for the entire day at the Grand Opera House, catered lunch, pre-event snacks and beverages, snacks and beverages at mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks, and a swag bag of TEDx goodies.  Some registration packages include an opportunity to attend a post-event reception with the speakers.

Online registration and more information about the registration options and can be found at

 “We invite you to join us at the Grand Opera House to listen to people who have great ideas worth spreading, and engage with our community in conversation,” said Craig Burnett, TEDxOshkosh co-organizer.

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