January 5, 2018


To TEDxEustis


Registration: Light Breakfast & Awkward Mingling
8:00am - 9:00am

Arrive early for registration, get in line for a delicious light breakfast, then hang out for awkward mingling as you get to know your fellow TEDxEustis attendees and get pumped up for the day ahead.


Session 1: The Spark!
9:00am - 10:30am
Let's get it started! Rush headlong into four speaker sessions, a TED video, and a riveting musical performance.
Heather Elmatti:  Deeper Learning Needs Community
Sean Jenness:  How America's Trails Reflect America's Culture
Fred Sommer:  How a Triathlon Turned One City into the Choice of Champions
Kellie Morgan:  Resilience: Life's Code of Armor


Break: Snacks & Serious Mingling
10:30am - 11:00am
Fill your stomach, relieve your waterworks, interact with speakers from Session 1: The Spark! in our breakout lounges.

Session 2: Remix, Reimagine, Refine
11:00am - 12:30pm
Session 2 sees us tearing old ideas apart and rethinking them for the future. Can our previous ideas be improved? How can we adjust to a changing future? What happens when the world flies apart and we have to reimagine our destinies? Enjoy 4 speakers and a riveting pre-recorded TED video in this session.
Mark Johnson:  The Golden Approach to Bullying
Chantel Buck: Re-Thinking Disabilities in the Workplace
Andrew Bennett: Tiny Houses Make for an Extraordinary Life
Bernie Vatter:  Julia's Chairs


Lunch: Feed Your Body & Your Imagination
12:30pm - 2:00pm
FEED YOUR BODY: Enjoy lunch at a downtown Eustis restaurant.
FEED YOUR IMAGINATION: Take part in activities at the Innovation/Education Pavilion adjacent to the theatre. Tour a tiny house, immerse yourself in a vision impairment simulation, explore local wildlife with Trout Lake Nature Center, and much more. Enjoy breakout session time with speakers from Session 2: Rethink, Reimagine, Refine.

Session 3: Prepping for the Long Game
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Session 3 brings us strategies for adjusting to events and ideas that fundamentally change the way we see the world or interact with it.
David Oliver Willis: Musical Performance
​Ze'Sheica Carter:  Let Them Eat Cake: Teaching Whole Food Cooking to Alleviate Poverty
Kim van der Sanden: The Business of Giving
Jennifer Dempsey: Hemispherectomy: When The Half is Greater Than The Whole

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