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TEDx Speakers Announced for October



The TEDxReno speaker lineup for October 2, 2015 was announced today.

With a theme of “Reno’s Resurgence,” the following speakers are scheduled to participate in the event:

  • Nellie Davis | Owner, Outsiders Hair Studio & Salon
  • Eric Jennings | CEO, Filament
  • Isabela Reyes Klein | Student, STEM Academy at Galena High School
  • Dandapani | Hindu priest, speaker on self development and entrepreneur
  • Nikki Warren | Founder, Kaia Fit
  • Jeff Schox | Patent Attorney at Schox PLC, investor and Professor at Stanford University
  • And more…

The speakers include an expert in infectious disease prediction and a cowboy poet. Visit www.tedxreno.com for a complete list of speakers. The event will be at the Lear Theater downtown.

“We believe Reno is on the verge of some really positive growth,” said TEDxReno Co-Founder Rory O’Brien. “It’s important to us to be a platform for our locals and people around the world to inspire our city’s story going forward.”

Tickets go on sale Monday, August 17 at 9 a.m., and are expected to sell out. Tickets are $100 and include the TEDx talks between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., lunch, snacks and entry into the TEDxReno after party.

Bob Conrad
Bob Conradhttp://thisisreno.com
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. He is also a part time instructor at UNR and sits on the boards of the Nevada Press Association and Nevada Open Government Coalition.