January 26, 2017

Astrophysicists, artists, celebrity chefs and clinical psychologists will be among the speakers at the eighth annual TEDxNashville. The two-day event, which will be held March 17-18 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall, celebrates community building and “ideas worth spreading.”

The list of speakers includes the following from Vanderbilt:

Julie Adams, professor of computer science and computer engineering;

James Crowe Jr., Ann Scott Carell Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology and director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center;

Natalie Hinkel, a Vanderbilt Initiative in Data-intensive Astrophysics (VIDA) postdoctoral scholar;

David Owens, professor of the practice of management and innovation;

David Vago, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation; and

David Wright, Stevenson Professor of Chemistry.

For more information, visit the TEDxNashville website.