Day of Agenda

The Second Annual TEDxHarrisburg will take place on 10/15.

The event will take place on Sunday October 15th, 2017 at the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. for a day of dialogue around the theme EVOLVE.


Below is the Agenda for the Day: 


  • Registration & Coffee Bar: 10AM – 11AM
  • Session 1: 11:15AM – 1PM
  • Lunch: 1PM – 2PM
  • Session 2: 2PM – 4PM
  • Break: 4PM – 4:30PM
  • Session 3: 4:30 – 6PM
  • After Party: 6PM – 8PM


TEDxHarrisburg will feature a diverse lineup of 12 speakers presenting a wide range of topics.


Session 1 Speakers:


Alan Todd – The Age of Superintelligence. How Tomorrow’s Leaders Blend Humans and Machines Into Smart Networks.

Curtis Voelker – Evolve Through Adversity

Donald Pollard – Driving Change from Within

Glenn Mitchell – Medicine’s Big Leap is Here


Session 2 Speakers:


Stephen Haas – Hear Yourself Louder

Treff LaPlante – Survive

Ashley Bucher – Using Your Own Story to Build Resiliency in Your Community

Bob Welsh – The Cross The Street Kids

Linda Beck – Fact Checking in a Fast-Paced, Technically-Driven World


Session 3 Speakers:


Joshua Harris – Strong Enough to be Wrong

Joyce Hunter – Agriculture is More Than Beverly Hillbillies & Green Acres

Nathan Eckel   Armed with Empathy: Manage Problems, Lead People


Follow along on Facebook and Instagram to learn more about the speakers and their talks.


Sunday, October 15, 2017






Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center