TEDxAlbany Changes Venue

November 1st, 2010, 11:01 am by Greg

TEDxAlbany – the local, independently produced spinoff of the popular TED series – is coming on Thursday, but the site of the day-long conference of speakers has been changed.

Originally slated to take place at The Egg, TEDxAlbany has now been relocated to The Linda in Albany, for a more intimate experience.

TEDxAlbany aims to present a full day of information, inspiration and entertainment with a wide variety of speakers sharing ideas.

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The event will run from 9am-5pm on Thursday, and here are some of the speakers who have been lined up:

Jeff Gaines, professional speaker and TEDxAlbany organizer
Paul Rapp, intellectual property lawyer, Metroland writer and sometime rock drummer under the alias F. Lee Harvey Blotto
James Howard Kunstler, author and anti-urban sprawl activist
Eben Bayer, organic packaging inventor and co-founder of Evocative Design
David Greenberger, founder-editor of The Duplex Planet, artist and Metroland writer
EJ Krans, Veggie Mobile project coordinator at Capital District Community Gardens (and member of the bands We Are Jeneric and Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned)
Kat Koppet, improv expert and organizational design specialist

You’ll find a complete list of scheduled speakers here.

Tix for the full day of TEDxAlbany at The Linda on Thursday are $39.99.