How to enjoy your TEDxSolanaBeach experience.

The TED experience (whether TED Conference or TEDx or any of the other spinoffs) is likely very different than anything you have ever experienced, and it’s worth knowing that going in (and maybe even doing a little planning).

Lane Sharman

“The San Diego Energy District (SDED) exists to speed the 100% Clean Electricity future. The quickest, most affordable means of doing so is through creation of Community Electricity Choice programs. The path is clear and proven.”

Sara Bendrick

“Instead of our landscapes being an after thought, what if we thought of our landscapes as an integrative part of our home…”

Armando Flores

“I have always worked to make the world a better place whether by focusing on conservation work or helping teach Accessibility and inclusion through technology.”

Claire Griffiths

“When I was formally diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I was relieved, but my classmates didn’t know how to treat me.

They would call me crazy, or push me away, or talk about me behind my back. I was very lonely and I punished myself for it.”

Lucy O’Bryan

“Standing in the middle of a refugee camp with my son by my side, I vowed to do whatever it took to become a voice for all victims of human rights violations.”

Bill Ramage

“Humans have always wanted to live longer. While immortality is an attribute only given to the gods, humans now want more than the standard 70 to 80-year lifespan. Around the world, 30 to 50% of wealthy people now expect to live to 100. This has ignited a dramatic expansion in the number of biotechnology companies dedicated to addressing diseases of aging.”

Susan Lyon

“In designing our communities, there is nowhere we try harder to create a master plan than within our own families. Believing the larger future of our community will look something like the present, we plan our children’s lives to ensure they can maintain the American dream. But my experience…”

Anna Danes

“Find Your Wings,” has an encouraging message: by facing your fears – in ANY challenge – you can break out of your cage, find your wings, FLY and transform your life.”