UB’s TEDx event asks ‘how far can we go?’

Published August 12, 2020

“UnlimiTED” is the theme for TEDxUniversityatBuffalo, UB’s version of the worldwide TEDx program devoted to bringing people together to engage in the TED philosophy of promoting “ideas worth sharing.”

TEDxUniversityatBuffalo will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 30 via Zoom. It is free of charge and open to the public.

Lama Moukheiber, an MS student in data science in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, is the organizer of TEDxUniversityatBuffalo.

Three UB faculty members are among the speakers who will give short talks exploring the idea of “How far can we go?” Speakers are:

  • Lisa Jacobsen, associate professor and vice chair for education, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Jim Lemoine, assistant professor, Department of Organizations and Human Resources, School of Management.
  • Peter Winkelstein, professor of pediatrics and executive director, Institute for Healthcare Informatics, Jacobs School.
  • Jonathan Chen, physician scientist, Stanford Biomedical Informatics Center.
  • Seth Dobrin, chief data officer, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software.
  • Joan Garci, owner and president, APA Solutions.
  • Neelesh Kamkolkar, founder, Amoha 

Those interested in attending TEDxUniversityatBuffalo are asked to register online.