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14.Nov
Event Starts: 
3:30PM (PDT)
14.Nov

Imagine hosting an awesome dinner party, with inspirational videos, brilliant speakers, great music and mind-blowing conversation and then you have an understanding of what it might be like to attend TEDxNapaValley! The first TEDxNapaValley event took place last fall to a sold-out crowd at the Napa Valley Opera House. This year, the group expands on their program by presenting two stimulating events in the first weekend in December. Join the entire TEDxNapaValley team and a few special guests as they share insights on this year’s exciting lineup of top notch speakers. Find out why Find out why Mutineer Magazine's Alan Kropf is compelled to speak on this year’s theme “Connected”, get insights on the first ever TEDxNapaValley Student Speak Off and much more. This is guaranteed to be deliciously wicked mind food. Don’t miss it!

IN STUDIO:
• Andrew Healy & Sandina Bailo, Co Curators
• Tia Butts, Public Relations
• Pat Jeffries, Master of Ceremonies
• Geni Whitehouse, Speaker Director
• Barbara Sabbadini, Education Outreach Director
• Alan Kropf, President of Mutineer Magazine & 2012 Speaker
• Nadia Olson, Domaine Chandon & Speaker Dinner Sponsor
• Sarah Elliman, Cellarpass
• Executive Chef Sarah Linkenheil, Andaz Hotel

LIVE REMOTE WEBCAM INTO STUDIO:

• Mike Dowling, Former U.S. Marine Corps military working dog handler & 2012 Speaker
• Danny Ronen, Senior Educator/Director of Sustainable Programs, Kathy Casey Liquid Kitchen, live from Manila, Philippines

Maker Info
TEDxNapaValley

TED, a 25 year-old nonprofit organization devoted to supporting world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives has established TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to organize local, independent TED-like events around the world. Imagine hosting an awesome dinner party, with inspirational videos, brilliant speakers, great music and mind-blowing conversation and then you have an understanding of what it might be like to attend TEDxNapaValley.

The first TEDxNapaValley event took place in the fall of 2011 to a sold-out crowd at the Napa Valley Opera House. This year, TEDxNapaValley expands on their program by presenting three stimulating events in the first weekend in December.