EVENTS

TEDxUCLA 2019

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 1:00pm - 5:30pm
Royce Hall at UCLA 10745 Dickson Court Los Angeles, CA 90095 Map and directions

TEDxUCLA proudly presents TIME, the theme of our 2019 conference. Awe-inspiring talks and adventures are crafted to engage your mind and challenge your paradigms as we explore the idea of time. Hear talks addressing deep space exploration, new frontiers in medicine, challenges in higher education, and more.

Speakers include an Olympic Gold Medalist, an NBA All-Star, a physicist, scientists, musicians, and a people-walker. Save the date and spend some of your time with us on Saturday, May 18 at UCLA’s historic Royce Hall.

Event Info and Tickets:
May 18, 2019
1pm – 5:30pm

Royce Hall at UCLA
10745 Dickson Court
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Meet this year’s speakers:

VALORIE KONDOS FIELD
NCAA Champion
How do we reframe the way we coach athletes?

MARQUES JOHNSON
Five-Time NBA All-Star
How badly do you want something, and how hard are you willing to work to get it?

JORDYN WIEBER
Olympic Gold Medalist
“This is bigger than myself.” From being a champion to launching a revolution to expose sexual abuse.

PETER TAYLOR
Trustee, The California State University
Higher education is about to have Its “Back to the Future” moment—and not everyone should go to college.

JILL SEUBERT
Deep Space Navigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
We can revolutionize deep space exploration by launching an atomic clock into space. What might this mean for our next 100 years of space discovery?

ANDREW LEUCHTER
Director, Neuromodulation Division, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
For the next wave of medical treatment, no drugs or surgery is required. How are magnetic fields and non-invasive treatments the future of medicine?

WILLIAM E. SIMON, JR.
Co-Founder, UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind
Why is physical education a student’s most important subject?

MAYANK MEHTA
Faculty, UCLA Department of Physics
We can shut off the part of our brain that maps our world using virtual reality. What might we learn about how we perceive space, time, and brain health along the way?

KAY RHIE
Faculty, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
What do we do with time? How do we organize it and make sense of it through music?

MARYANN JACOBI GRAY
Assistant Provost, UCLA Office of the Chancellor
Causing a death, by accident. Sounds horrible. The survivors often live lives full of regret, shame and depression. How can you forgive yourself and again find purpose?

CHUCK MCCARTHY
People Walker
We a have all heard of dog walkers. How about People Walkers? Crazy idea? The more you think about it, the larger the implications.

SHAWNTEL OKONKWO
Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation, UCLA
How can interlocking systems of power impact those who are most marginalized in society?

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