The TEDx event in Little Rock, scheduled for July, has rebranded to TEDx MarkhamSt and announced the speakers for the event. In addition to the name change, the organization has chosen Little Rocks Create Avalanches as it’s theme.
In a press release, Salil Joshi, founder of the TEDx event, announced the speakers which includes Arkansas native and entrepreneur Erica Swallow, Fitz Hill, P. Allen Smith, Axciom founder Charles Morgan, Epiphany Morrow and many more.
“The combination of a diverse group of speakers and high calibre art show will form a mix that is sure to lead to exciting new ideas” said Salil Joshi, TEDxMarkhamSt founder and organizing committee member. “The event will offer the Little Rock community an opportunity to share its passion and ideas with communities in the United States and the world”.
According to the press release:
Hundreds of Little Rock’s most impassioned TEDx enthusiasts will come together on Friday, July 24th for a day of networking and dialogue around the theme Little Rocks Create Avalanches. The event will take place at the Ron Robinson Theater, in Little Rock, Arkansas and will feature an incredible line-up of speakers on topics ranging from innovations in education to health to technology and the arts. An art show will be held concurrently with the conference in the atrium of the Ron Robinson Theater. Attendees will also have an opportunity to network at an on-site lunch event and off-site dinner event. The event will be on live webcast as well. Also, people can watch from satellite locations set up in Little Rock.
TEDx MarkhamSt Presenters
The announce speakers and/or performers include:
- Ms. Karama Neal
- Ms. Celia Anderson
- Ms. Erica Swallow
- Mr. Curtis Lowery, MD
- Mr. Stephen Canon, M.D.
- First Lieutenant Omon Fitzgerald “Fitz” Hill, USATC
- Mr. James L. “Skip” Rutherford III, Dean
- Mr. P. Allen Smith
- Mr. Charles Morgan
- Mr. Anthony C. Johnson
- Mr. Cotton Rohrscheib
- Mr. I. Barry Goldberg
- Mr. Joel Gordon
- Mr. Epiphany Morrow
- Mr. Reese Rowland
- Mr. Chris James
Tickets are $25 for general admission, $20 for students and $30 at the door. Tickets will be sold beginning June 15 at the organization’s website www.tedxlittlerock.org.