Salons

Salon Recap: Civil Discourse Proves Essential to Strengthening Community

  Recognizing the importance of individuality and diversity in our perspectives builds our connections. Inherent to our being is social connectedness. Spanning borders and cultures, present among all ages, races, and genders, human beings are profoundly shaped by social bonds and relationships. [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome"...

April 11 Salon: Labor Pains: Rising to meet challenges of the new economy

Paradigm-shifting forces are changing the very nature of work. April 11, Gooding Auditorium, Jacksonville University, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., $12. Buy your ticket today. The future of work is here today, and the nature of both manufacturing and knowledge jobs will never be the same. According to...

March 11 Salon: Civil Discourse: From Discourse to Meaningful Dialogue

At TEDxJacksonville we believe the best ideas start as conversations. March 11, Atlantic Beach Country Club, 12:30 to 3:00 p.m., $10. Secure your seat today. The ability and desire to listen to one another—especially when we disagree—is more critical than ever. At this Salon, which will be hosted at...

Recap for Hidden No More: The Immigrants Within Our Community

With its promise of freedom and potential for unparalleled opportunity, America has been shaped since its inception by immigrants who accept the challenge of building new lives here. Because of war, love, hope, or necessity, each person brings a desire for a better future and...

August 19 Salon: Hidden No More

By 2050, one quarter of Jacksonville's population will be foreign born. At our next Salon, we'll examine the city's changing face and how the contributions of immigrants enrich our community. Jacksonville's immigrant population has increased steadily since the early 1990s, with significant growth in its European, Latino, and Asian immigrant populations.  The...

May 23 Salon: Truth or Consequences: Why the Media Still Matter

Americans’ trust in the media is at an all-time low. Even before “fake news” became a byword, a Gallup poll revealed that just 32% of people said they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the media. “Post truth,” defined as the state of...

Tapping Into Jacksonville’s “Incredible Jewels”

TEDxJacksonville dives into water activation with stellar panel at first event of 2017 at Jacksonville University Close your eyes for a moment and think about YOUR Jacksonville. I’m thinking about a place with distinct neighborhoods all bustling with a variety of arts, people, and food. A Jacksonville...

April 5 Salon: Water, Duval’s Untapped Resource

Jacksonville owes its very existence to the waters that surround and flow through it. The city’s proximity to both the Atlantic Ocean and Florida’s longest river has yielded lavish opportunities for commerce, transport, tourism, recreation, sustenance and simple beauty. Yet despite its near ubiquity, water remains...

August 25 Salon: Women Kicking Ass

TEDxJacksonville has partnered with the Museum Of Contemporary Art Jacksonville to host “Women Kicking Ass” on August 25th. This is the second Salon we've dedicated to this topic; the first WKA Salon, which we presented last July, was such a tremendous success and generated such wonderful...

Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler

Diving in Deep with Jennifer Adler 7 Questions After a TEDxJacksonville Talk   Jennifer Adler’s love for the sea led her to pursue a degree in marine biology, and when she received her first job offer to work as a biologist at USGS in Florida, she eagerly accepted....