Amazing Presenters

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Adam Burgis

Adam is an Eagle Scout from Lebanon, Pa, currently a junior attending Harrisburg University of Science and Technology studying biology. He hopes to apply to medical school for a graduate education to pursue emergency medicine. In pursuit of a career in emergency medicine, he is currently working at Penn State Hershey Medical Center as an Emergency Medicine Medical Scribe.

TEDTalk: CHANGING PERSPECTIVE TO CHANGE OUTCOMES

Changing the way we see problems as they arise, allows us to empathize with others, knitting a closer, more community-like atmosphere.

Amanda Crowell

Amanda Crowell, Ph.D., is a cognitive psychologist, university professor at the Hunter College School of Education, speaker and coach. Dr. Crowell works with teachers, therapists, and mission-driven entrepreneurs to clear away mindset blocks and move into action. Through this work, she seeks to unleash the world’s changemakers, so that their passion can have the impact it deserves.

TEDTalk: THREE REASONS YOU AREN’T DOING WHAT YOU SAY YOU WILL DO

Moving beyond mindset-drive defensive failure and into productive failure is the key to succeeding at the problems you struggle with the most.

Beth Montgomery

Beth is a dedicated Insurance Agent specializing in Commercial Accounts with Member’s 1st Insurance Services and teaches CPR classes. She volunteers her CPR skills with The Peyton Walker Foundation. Beth is also the Social chair for the Keystone Rotary Club, member of the HYP, PAFB, and active in many networking circles.

TEDTalk: LIFE LESSONS THEY DON’T TEACH YOU IN DRIVERS ED.

Through interactive storytelling and crowd participation, Beth will break down each “type” of driver that we could encounter while on the road and our generalized feelings on it bringing to full circle the realization that we are all found in each of these drivers through the “if we spot it, we got it” approach.

Brent Binder

Dr. Brent Binder is the owner of a private chiropractic practice in Central PA and a part-time teacher at Penn State University. After a decade of working with patients and teaching various biology classes, his experience is now being shared as a public speaker and a professional educator.

TEDTalk: INNOVATION & THE GROUP MIND

The power of being present individually, with large groups of people and the potential to change the world through self-realization. Presence is a form of currency far more valuable than money itself and the source of innovation.

David Barkley

David Barkley has a B.S. in Entrepreneurship from Hampton University and is the President of Bright Futures Learning Centers, Inc. He works to improve the process of education in Pennsylvania through partnerships, innovative business models and technological applications. His recent project, FreeMii.com, promises unlimited mobile connectivity at no cost to families, students, and professionals.

TEDTalk: THE 4 U’S TO A UNICORN

4 U’s to a Unicorn- Unique, Useful, Ubiquitous, Unconscionable. Societies and cultures have collective beliefs, norms, and ideas. David will offer plotted graphical representation of companies, people, and developments which range in degree of being unique vs. ubiquitous and useful vs. unconscionable. Who will be the next generation of uncommon believers that will push humanity closer to the future?

Joseph Curcillo

Joe Curcillo helps company leaders engage their teams to enthusiastically achieve any outcome they desire. After practicing law for more than thirty years and managing his own successful law firm, Joe followed his passion for helping people communicate more effectively, and applies it to deliver speeches, training, and executive coaching to enable people to become empowering leaders. He is the author of The Best Selling Getting to ‘US’: Discover the Ability to Lead Your Team to Any Result You Desire What’s Your Freakin’ Point: Maximize the Impact of Every Word You Speak. He is also aninternationally acclaimed mentalist entertainer who uses the powers of observation and the skills used selecting thousands of jurors to “read the minds” of his audience as pushes their imagination.

TEDTalk: THE MOBILIZING POWER OF A UNIFIED VISION

A unifying vision will bridge the gap between generations and bring everyone together, working toward a common noble purpose.

Justin Douglas

Justin is Lead Pastor at The Bridge Church in Hummelstown and Midtown Harrisburg. He currently lives in Central Pennsylvania but has resided in California, Indiana, Virginia, Boston, and Wisconsin, which has provided him with a unique experience and knowledge of various communities. He is driven by bridging that gaps that exist in our world by creating spaces of belonging and acceptance.

TEDTalk: Beyond Boundaries

We live in a bounded world. Our structures often pass judgment on people before we ever hear their story. What if there was another way?

Louisa Eyler

Louisa Eyler is a clinical transformation consultant at Highmark Health Inc, an outpatient therapist at Pyramid Healthcare, and corporate faculty at Harrisburg University where she teaches creative mind focusing on the theme of creating self-identity through self-analysis. Having 15 years experience as a masters level psychotherapist and licensed social worker, she is an expert in the field of personal transformation. Louisa Eyler has worked with VH1 Tough Love, Operation Osmin on Nuvo TV; The Dr. Phil Show, and The Steve Harvey Show. Her book “Why Didn’t You Tell Me I Was Fat?” is scheduled for publication in January 2019.

TEDTalk: The Power of Physical Transformation

The Power of Physical Transformation addresses the controversial issue of fat-shaming within the context of self-betrayal and vulnerability.

Paul Endress

Paul Endress is an ex-computer programmer and software company founder who delivers strategies and frameworks that anyone can use to quickly become better leaders and communicators. During the past decade, Paul has helped tens of thousands of individuals and teams use his step-by-step strategies to become more effective communicators through his coaching, consulting, seminars, speeches, and products. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, and dozens of other leading business publications have all quoted Paul’s expertise and insights on effective communication.

TEDTalk: The Yellow Light Principle: Why You Feel The Way You Do And How To Change It

Everyone has people and events that trigger unwanted emotions and behaviors. Even long-standing unempowering patterns can be quickly and permanently changed. Every behavior follows this sequence: Event > Meaning > Emotion > Behavior. Attendees will be able to use this to permanently eliminate even lifelong unempowering emotions and behaviors and teach it to others.