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TEDxUCLA
Sat, May 18, 2019 at 1:00 PM
$31 (student) and $65

At UCLA, incredible ideas are happening #AllTheTime.

Meet this year’s speakers.

Marques Johnson

Five-Time NBA All-Star

How badly do you want something, and how hard are you willing to work to get it?

Jordyn Wieber

Olympic Gold Medalist

“This is bigger than myself.” From being a champion to launching a revolution to expose sexual abuse.

Peter Taylor

Trustee, The California State University

Higher education is about to have Its “Back to the Future” moment—and not everyone should go to college.

Jill Seubert

Deputy Principal Investigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

We can revolutionize time by launching an atomic clock into space. What might this mean for our next 100 years of space discovery?

Andrew Leuchter

Director, Neuromodulation Division, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA

For the next wave of medical treatment, no drugs or surgery is required. How are magnetic fields and non-invasive treatments the future of medicine?

Mayank Mehta

Faculty, UCLA Department of Physics

We can shut off the part of our brain that maps our world using virtual reality. What might we learn about how we perceive space, time, and brain health along the way?

Kay Rhie

Faculty, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

What do we do with time? How do we organize it and make sense of it through music?

Maryann Jacobi Gray

Assistant Provost, UCLA Office of the Chancellor

Causing a death, by accident. Sounds horrible. The survivors often live lives full of regret, shame and depression. How can you forgive yourself and again find purpose?

Chuck McCarthy

People Walker

We a have all heard of dog walkers. How about People Walkers? Crazy idea? The more you think about it, the larger the implications.

Shawntel Okonkwo

Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation, UCLA

How can interlocking systems of power impact those who are most marginalized in society?