Topic: Science

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 11 Videos: 2

Dr. Robert Ballard

Deep Sea Explorer, Discovered Titanic Wreckage

“I grew up wanting to be Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.” Best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic, Dr. Robert Ballard has succeeded in tracking down numerous other significant shipwrecks.

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Keynotes: 5 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Guion Bluford

First African American Astronaut

Dr. Guion “Guy” Bluford, Jr. (Colonel, USAF, Ret.) was the first African American to fly in space in 1983, and the first African American to return to space for a second, third, and fourth time. He logged over 688 hours and he is now president of the Aerospace Technology Group. 

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 2 Videos: 2

Peter Diamandis

Futurist; Chairman and CEO; Co-author

Futurist; Chairman and CEO, X Prize Foundation; Co-founder & Chairman, Singularity University and Co-author, Abundance: The Future Is Better than You Think.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Dr. Adam Gazzaley

Founder & Executive Director - Neuroscape Professor - Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry

Dr. Adam Gazzaley obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, completed Neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and postdoctoral training in cognitive neuroscience at University of California, Berkeley.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 2 Videos: 5

Jose Hernandez

Retired Astronaut & Business Man

Jose Hernandez's talk is an effective motivational talk where individuals leave so inspired, they re-evaluate and upgrade their personal and professional goals in life. He shares a simple yet effective recipe that serves as an effective tool in the empowerment process.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 8

Mike Massimino

Astronaut, Columbia Professor, Author, Media Personality

An astronaut, the first person to tweet from space, a recurring character on The Big Bang Theory, and a New York Times bestselling author, Mike is currently a Columbia University professor, an Intrepid Museum advisor, a television host, and frequent guest on morning shows, news programs, and late night television.

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Keynotes: 6 Books: 6 Videos: 7

Jamie Metzl

Technology Futurist, Global Affairs Specialist, Science Fiction Novelist

Jamie is a fascinating thinker and electrifying speaker. He lectures widely on technology and geopolitics, is an acclaimed scifi novelist and columnist, a regular CNN commentator, and a former white house official. Jamie clearly describes the how we can prepare for the political and technological revolutions changing the world.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 1

Miles O'Brien

Emmy-Award Winning Reporter, Science & Tech Expert

Veteran journalist, news anchor and correspondent covering science, technology and aerospace. He is a speaker and a very capable host/moderator and MC.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Richard Resnick

TED Speaker on the Impact of Genomics on Absolutely Everything, Serial Entrepreneur, and CEO

The Genomic Revolution - a whirlwind journey through our deepening understanding of the genome and its dizzying applications in medicine, agriculture, society, and in defining the very nature of what it means to be human. And beyond human.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Dr. David Ricketts

Innovator, Scholar and Harvard Innovation Fellow

Engaging audiences across the globe on innovation, science and technology, Dr. Ricketts guides and teaches executives, leadership teams and innovators. He helps leaders to understand the untapped value in their market and discover and solve high-impact problems, in order to outperform their competition.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 4 Videos: 1

Leonard Sax

Author "The Collapse of Parenting", Physician, and Psychologist

In June 2008, Dr. Sax sold his practice to his associate and began a 5-year sabbatical, working with schools and community groups across the United States and around the world.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 3 Videos: 3

Carol Tavris

Author of 'Mistakes Were Made (But Not by ME)'

Carol Tavris earned her Ph.D. in social psychology at the University of Michigan. In her career as a writer, teacher, and lecturer, she has sought to educate the public about the important contributions of psychological science.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 2

Vivek Wadhwa

Renowned Technology Entrepreneur & Academic

Called “Silicon Valley’s most provocative voice” for his ideas on technology trends, globalization, U.S. competitiveness, and the future, Vivek Wadhwa’s work puts him at the heart of where innovations are being developed that will change the very way in which we work and live.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 3

Cindy Whitehead

Serial Entrepreneur launching Female Viagra" exceeding $1.5B; Angel Investor and Founder of Pinkubator

Cindy Whitehead is a highly regarded entrepreneur, a strong advocate for female entrepreneurship, a pharmaceutical leader and one of the few selfmade woman billionaires in history. The New York Times called her pharmaceutical product the “drug of a generation” and Fortune called her a “tireless force of natur

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