LINCROFT – TEDx Navesink premiered at Brookdale Community College on Sept. 20 when 360 guests enjoyed 24 live talks. Innovators and experts spoke about their contributions, thoughts and visions about the future of the New Jersey shore. For more information, visit www.tedxnavesink.com.
Robert Lucky, engineer and writer, spoke about “Innovation and New Jersey … Storied Past and Uncertain Future;” Cindy Zipf, executive director of Clean Ocean Action spoke about
“Our Wild and Industry-Free Ocean;” Erika Casriel, investigative journalist,
spoke about “Remapping the Self…Neuroscience Gets Personal;” John Shammas,
a web developer, spoke about “Software Development is the New Home Economics;”
and Sean Dixon, coastal policy attorney at Clean Ocean Action.
Brian Smiga, event organizer and co-host; Susan Pellegrini, executive director of the
Asbury Park Musical Heritage Foundation and speaker; Avi Karnani, CEO and co-founder
at Thrive, who spoke about “New Jersey is the Next Silicon Valley.”
Alon Hillel-Tuch spoke about “Startup and Community Crowd-Funding Changes Everything;” Jennifer Crews, emcee and event co-host; and Donald Sebastian, senior vice president
for R&D at New Jersey Institute of Technology, who spoke about “Innovation Clusters
and How to Build Them on the Shore.”
Maureen Murphy, president of Brookdale Community College, introduces the
TEDx Navesink speakers.