Thursday, September 20, 2018
Netflix Headquarters
111 Albright Way, Building D
Los Gatos, CA 95032

4:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Registration begins at 3pm. Advanced ticket purchase required. Please arrive early to register. Event begins promptly at 4pm. No admittance during talks or performances or past 7pm. Program subject to change at any time.



Session 1                                                                                                                    

Dare to Consider New Possibilities for Technology, Science and our Lives

TED Video:
Official TEDx Introduction Video
Chris Anderson, Head of TED, TED Curator

 CrowdHealing – Crowd Sourcing to Give Hope, Save Lives and Reduce Suffering
Eric Drew, Chairman, WeHeal Foundation

Democratizing Healthcare Information in the Digital Age
Michael Harbour, Chief Medical Officer, ConnectWell

TED Video:
How We’ll Become Cyborgs and Extend Human Potential
Hugh Herr, Bionics Designer, MIT

Dare to End Extinction
Dan Gluesenkamp, Executive Director, California Native Plant Society (CNPS)

Space Woke: Mars within Reach
Kay Radzik, Architect & Mars One Round 3 Candidate (Mars 100)


Session 2                                                                                                                   

 Dare to Think Differently & Break Down Boundaries

Skoll Foundation Video:
Still I Rise
By Maya Angelou, 2017 Skoll World Forum, Skoll Foundation

What Coming Out as Trans Taught Me about Islamophobia
J Mase III, Poet, Educator & Founder of awQward

 Curiosity Is Your Super Power
 Jon Cohen, Chief Research Officer, SurveyMonkey
Spencer Harrison, Associate Professor, Organizational Development, INSEAD

 Repetition as Rebellion
Kristin Kusanovich, Senior Lecturer, Department of Theater & Dance, Santa Clara University


New Museum Los Gatos/NUMU presents: Be Courageous. Dare Yourself. Participate in our public art project and enjoy repast by Andro’s Rostilj, wine by Regale Winery & Vineyards, and craft beer by Loma Brewing Company.

Session 3                                                                                                                     

Dare to Reach New Heights               

Str8jacket is a hip-hop dance company based out of the San Francisco Bay Area

TED Video:
Why Art Thrives at Burning Man
Nora Atkinson, Craft Curator

Can Algorhythms Reduce Inequality?
Rediet Abebe, PhD candidate computer science, Cornell University, Co-Founder, Black in AI & Mechanism Design for Social Good

How Connection Saved My Life
David Woods Bartley, Mental Health Advocate