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    TEDx Monterey: Sea Change

    TEDx Monterey: Sea Change

    Presented by Monterey Institute of International Studies at Irvine Auditorium at MIIS

    April 13, 2012

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    TEDxMonterey (x = independently organized TED event) "Sea Change" will explore our diverse human connections with the land and the sea in order to inspire innocative conservation measures, dynamic discussions, and heightened awareness.

    DATE: April 13, 2012; LOCATION: Irvine Auditorium, Monterey Institute of International Studies; TIME: 9am-4pm

    The TEDxMonterey “Sea Change” speakers have been challenged to help you think differently about how we interact with the ocean. Here’s a list of a few of the speakers we have in store for this year’s event.

    • Whitney Anderson, MARINE Scholar, Dive Master
    • John Bates, Interactive Media Pioneer
    • Tim Bentley & Eric Woolery Grimm, Alternative Engineer Entrepreneurs
    • Dan Brayton, Professor, Author, Lifelong Sailor
    • Gary Cline, Fisherman, Subsistence Harvester
    • Lynne Cox, Extreme Open Water Swimmer, Author
    • Larry Crowder, Food Web Expert
    • Colleen Flanigan, Living Sea Scupltor, Senior TED Fellow
    • Melissa Garren, Researcher, Microfluidics Visionary
    • Selin Jessa, Activist, Explorer, Student of the World
    • Elin Kelsey, Spokesperson for hope, resilience, and the environment
    • Alan Lovewell, Entrepreneur, Community Supported Fishery Champion
    • Max Marty, Seasteading Entreprenuer
    • Wallace J. Nicols, Marine Biologist, Conservation Activist, Outdoor Enthusiast
    • Dan Reineman, Our Fearless MC, Recovering Marine Biologist, Oceanophile
    • Kyra Schlining, Deep-sea Biologist, Dance Enthusiast
    • SpectorDance, Contemporary dance company
    • Jason Scorse, Environmental Economist, Surfer
    • Mike Sutton, Marine Lawyer, Sustainable Fisheries Advocate
    • Ann Wasser, Ecologist, Educator, Tidepooler


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        Irvine Auditorium at MIIS

        499 Pierce Street
        McCone Building
        Monterey, CA 93940

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        Tickets are $30 (invited public) and $15 (invited student) for the event. If you have questions about the application process please email

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        April 13, 2012



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