A TED-style event featuring UMD alumni sharing insights on the opportunities and consequences of the information age.

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Valo Park / McLean, VA

Topics and Speakers


Early Bird (until Aug. 31)

$30 General Admission

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Dr. Rashawn Ray Portrait

The rise of social movements through social media

Dr. Rashawn Ray
Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland

Adam Wenchel ’99, Computer Science Portrait

Artificial Intelligence
The future of machine learning; Cybersecurity

Adam Wenchel ’99, Computer Science
Vice President of Machine Learning at Capital One

Farzin Arsanjani ’85, Electrical Engineering Portrait

Future of cloud computing

Farzin Arsanjani ’85, Electrical Engineering
President of HyperOffice

Brad Antle ’77, Business Administration Portrait

Analytics and decision making

Brad Antle ’77, Business Administration
CEO of SalientCRGT

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A TED-style event featuring four speakers who are disrupting the world of healthcare and medicine.

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017
6:30pm – 9:00pm

The Paley Center for Media / New York, NY

Topics and Speakers

Please note that this event has been cancelled. Check our events calendar for other events in your area.

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Technology-driven healthcare for your pet

Kalpesh Raval '13, Executive MBA
Co-Founder and CTO of VitusVet

Whole breath, whole life

Dr. Cliff Bassett '80, Psychology
Founder and Medical Director at the Allergy and Asthma Care of New York

Cardiometabolic Risk Reduction

Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick, B.S. '81 Zoology
Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine
Director of Metabolic Support, The Mount Sinai Hospital

Technology accessibility and usability for persons with disabilities

Dr. Gregg Vanderheiden
Professor and Director of Trace Center at the University of Maryland

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