TEDxSanDiego 2016
Saturday, October 22
Copley Symphony Hall
11:00am to 6:30pm

What happens on stage is only the beginning

The TEDXSanDiego experience is not only shaped by what happens on stage but also draws from the interactions between participants, partners, and team members. With 12 innovative speakers, 3 mesmerizing performances and 20 of San Diego’s most exciting companies at Innovation Alley, you’ll be challenged and inspired to make a change in your world.

The Age of Magic – This year’s theme celebrates those aspects of life that fill us with a sense of awe and wonder. We’ll explore the future of personalized genomics, see the impact of innovation beyond borders, reveal the power of art to make peace, expose the mysteries of our microbiome, understand how the brain remembers, design the future with the future of design, and redefine community redevelopment.

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Current speaker / performer lineup

Age of Magic at TEDxSanDiego 2016 Navrina Singh Bio

Featured Speaker

We all love to be inspired, but inspiration alone doesn’t effect change – that requires transformation. As a leader in the field of mobile technologies for 14 years, and a key architect of Qualcomm’s global innovation vision, Navrina Singh spearheads Qualcomm ImpaQt to discover, develop and commercialize technology breakthroughs.

Navrina creates a culture of innovation by focusing on future technology and leadership development, building & driving innovation and investment strategy by collaborating with startups and incubators worldwide, championing STEM initiatives and improving diversity appreciation and inclusion in corporations.

Don’t miss the 20 companies in Innovation Alley!

(Only those registered for TEDxSanDiego can tour the Alley)

Innovation Alley at TEDxSanDiego 2016

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Countdown to TEDxSanDiego 2016 on October 22nd



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Featured Videos From TEDxSanDiego 2015

Erwin Raphael McManus at TEDxSanDiego 2015

Erwin Raphael McManus

What Makes Us
Uniquely Human?

“Natasha Tsakos at TEDxSanDiego

Natasha Tsakos

The Age of Magic

“Mallika Chopra at TEDxSanDiego 2015

Mallika Chopra

Living With Intent

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What Attendees Say About Us

It was an amazing and inspiration day. The entertainment components especially meant a great day to me. I’ve been telling everyone that they need to invest in themselves and go next year.

I think the exploration and presentment of new and innovative ideas fosters discussion, opens perspective, and creates an opportunity for meaningful dialog. Well structured, well presented, and thoroughly entertaining, I would confidently encourage friends and colleagues to attend.

Eye opening, Mind refreshing, opportunity driven for positive thinking and meaningful action for Change in the World, this being on a personal level and a translation in a context of wider impact.

TEDxSanDiego is a catalyst for spreading ideas that change our world