TEDxReno: Disruption

About this event

TEDxReno is an immersive event where you will experience a diverse array of inspiring talks, stirring performances, captivating artistic displays, and more!

This annual event is where the greater Reno community comes together to explore new ideas, foster important conversations, deepen connections, and celebrate our shared humanity.

This year our theme is DISRUPTION.

We will be presenting an eclectic lineup of DISRUPTIVE talks on everything from science and the arts to mental health, technology, and film. Be prepared for a day that will inspire, delight, and transform!

We are excited to announce that we are back at the University of Nevada, Reno!

***Lunch is not included. Don't forget to purchase your lunch ticket ahead of time to avoid delays!!***

Schedule of Events (All PST):

8 AM: Doors Open

9 AM: Opening Remarks.

9:15 AM: Morning Program Begins

NOON: Lunch

1:30 PM: Afternoon Program Begins

Immediately Following Event: Afterparty Mixer with Beer & Wine

5 PM: Event Ends

TEDxReno Speaker List 2024 - in order of appearance:

Sofia Sanchez – Actor, Model & Advocate

Leif Babin - Former SEAL Officer, Co-author of Extreme Ownership & Co-Founder of EchelonFront.

Dr. Tracey Gendron – Professor & Author of Ageism Unmasked: Exploring Age

Dr. Judy Ho - Clinical & Forensic Neuropsychologist, Tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University & Author.

Alexandra Carter - Internationally renowned keynote speaker and negotiation coach. Specializing in delivering research-backed, tactical, and approachable negotiation and leadership training. **Alex is also doing our SALON on the 4th.

Adrienne Bankert - National Network Journalist, TV Host, Author & Emmy Award Winning National News Anchor

Gaia Bernstein - Law Professor, Co-Director of the Institute for Privacy Protection at the Seton Hall University & Author

Hirie - Performer

Tes Sewell - Denier of the Impossible. Tes is the original Sport Organizer for freestyle motocross at ESPN’s X Games, a Producer of global sporting events & Motorsports TV host.

Daniel Jones - Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business at UNR & a core faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Program.

Kurt Gray- Professor, Author & Social Psychologist

David H. Rosmarin- Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School & Founder of Center for Anxiety **This is being recorded on the 5th and the video will be played at the big event.  We are inviting students to attend the recording for free.

Kirstie Ennis - Adventure Athlete, USMC Veteran

Philippe Ziade – Founder & Chairman of Growth Holdings

Marty Simpson - Comedian

For more information visit tedxreno.org

ATTN Students:

Thanks to a generous partnership by Greater Nevada Credit Union your registration is only $25 this year! You must show a valid student ID (any school) upon check-in. Anyone WITHOUT a valid student ID at check-in will be required to purchase a full-price registration to gain entry. There will be no refunds - no exceptions.

Saturday, April 6 at 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Lawlor Events Center

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