Introducing the TEDxJacksonville Idea Club

Over the last seven years, TEDxJacksonville has hosted a series of Salons, simulcasts, and annual conferences on issues that matter to our community. We love that every year our audience has gotten bigger, but in 2019 we want to do something different: we want to...

UpdaTED with Amber Yang

Yang’s passion for space debris and STEM continues at Stanford — but now she has a startup that could lead her to Silicon Valley. Three years ago, Amber Yang stood on a red circle in front of a theater full of strangers and warned them about...

August 25 Salon: Kids At Play

Kids At Play: The importance of creativity in child development   August 25, MOCA Jacksonville, 333 N Laura Street, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., $12. Buy your ticket today. [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome" fe_icon="arrow_back" icon_type="normal"] Play is essential to development because it contributes to the cognitive, physical, social,...

April 29 Simulcast: TED2018 Conference

From Vancouver, British Columbia . . . To Sun-Ray Cinema . . .  [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome" fe_icon="arrow_back" icon_type="normal"] TED2018: The Age of Amazement [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome" fe_icon="arrow_back" icon_type="normal"] Register* to attend a simulcast of the TED2018 Conference! [vc_separator type="transparent" position="center" up="10" down="0" icon_pack="font_awesome" fe_icon="arrow_back" icon_type="normal"] Some days...

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. Whether within our community in Jacksonville,...

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...

Truth or Consequences: Why the Media Still Matter

Recap for Truth or Consequences: Why the Media Still Matter

Open your phone. Which apps occupy the valuable real estate on your home screen? Facebook? Twitter? Snapchat? Which app would be the first you open to find breaking news? Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and other social media platforms may be the first place we look to for news,...