REGISTRATION OPEN - TEDxNJIT

Thursday, April 3, 2014 ( 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm )

Location: Jim Wise Theater, NJIT campus

Contact: 
Sandra Furnbach

Phone: 201.216.8186

On April 3rd (5-9pm) NJIT will be hosting TEDxNJIT with a theme of Transformations. The event will be held in the Jim Wise Theater on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide.

The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will focus on transformations and will feature leaders in the field. It will bring together faculty and students to share their passion for innovation.

The event in the Jim Wise Theatre on the NJIT campus costs $30 a ticket for the public as well as NJIT faculty, staff and alums. Student tickets cost $15.

To purchase tickets, register online at http://www.tedxnjit.com/register/ . One hundred tickets have been made available. Food and drinks will be available and is included in the ticket fee.

Those not able to attend in person can watch the event over the livestream starting at 6pm – www.tedxnjit.com

Confirmed speakers include:
NJIT Assistant Professor Martina Decker, known for designing sustainable structures,
NJIT Senior Vice President of Research and Development Donald H. Sebastian,
NJIT student Jinisha Patel from the College of Computing Science,
Energy consultant Jigar Shah, Author of "Creating Climate Wealth", Founder of SunEdison, first CEO of Carbon War Room,
Founder of Artisitc Realization Technologies, Tim Lefens, the A.R.T. program is a method for severely physically challenged individuals to create art
Director and Founding Partner of Gavin/Solmonese , Joe Solmonese
Former Telecordia Research Head, Robert Lucky

I hope you can join us for an exciting evening.

Regards
Judith Sheft
Associate Vice President
Technology Development NJIT
349 Fenster Hall
University Heights, Newark
NJ 07102
973-596-5825
sheft@njit.edu