TEDxNYED conference, NYC, 6 March

OMG! This is the TEDxNYED Speaker Lineup for March 6th, in NYC. See u there, hopefully!

Gina Bianchini

Co-founder and CEO of Ning.

Amy Bruckman

Associate professor in the School of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She and her students in the Electronic Learning Communities (ELC) research group do research on social computing, particularly for educational applications.

Andy Carvin

Andy Carvin (http://www.andycarvin.com) is Senior Strategist for National Public Radio’s Social Media Desk. He was recently named by Washingtonian magazine as part of its 2009 list of the 100 leading technology innovators in Washington DC.

Daniel J. Cohen

Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University. He blogs at http://dancohen.org, tweets @dancohen, and podcasts at http://digitalcampus.tv.

Jeff Jarvis

Author of What Would Google Do? (HarperCollins 2009), blogs about media and news at Buzzmachine.com. He is associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York’s new Graduate School of Journalism.

Henry Jenkins

Joins USC from the Massachusetts Institute of  Technology, where he directed MIT’s Comparative Media Studies graduate degree program from 1993-2009.

Neeru Khosla

Currently the Co-Founder and Executive Director of CK-12 Foundation, a non-profit organization, which aims to reduce the cost of textbook materials for the K-12 market both in the US and worldwide.

Lawrence Lessig

Director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics, and a Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.

Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer teaches high school math outside of Santa Cruz, CA, and explores the intersection of math instruction, multimedia, and inquiry-based learning.

Jay Rosen

Teaches journalism at New York University, where he has been on the faculty since 1986. Rosen is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism and its ordeals in the age of the Net (http://www.pressthink.org). He is found at http://twitter.com/jayrosen_nyu

George Siemens

Founder and President of Complexive Systems Inc., a learning lab focused on assisting organizations develop integrated learning structures to meet the needs of global strategy execution. He recently authored a book – Knowing Knowledge.

Mike Wesch

Dubbed “the explainer” by Wired magazine, Michael Wesch is a cultural anthropologist exploring the effects of new media on society and culture. After two years studying the implications of writing on a remote indigenous culture in the rain forest of Papua New Guinea, he has turned his attention to the effects of social media and digital technology on global society. Digital Ethnography.

David Wiley

Associate Professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. He is also the Chief Openness Officer of Flat World Knowledge.

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.
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