TEDxAcequiaMadre Live Stream

Editor | - October 28, 2012

Broadcasting live with Ustream

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For the first time, a TEDx conference is coming to Santa Fe, co-sponsored by Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD). The independently organized event, called “TEDxAcequiaMadre,” is modeled after the annual international TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences. It will take place Nov. 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Screen on the SFUAD campus.

Speaker Schedule

Act - 1

  • Rachel Preston Prinz: New Mexico’s acequias—The future of water in the land of enchantment
  • Victoria Price: Tell me, what do you have in your house? Finding the tools for success in our own lives
  • Justina Trott: How an understanding of sex, gender, race, and class can save our lives and money
  • Mike Peters: The liberal arts in a digital age
  • Andrew Tulchin: Local investing for all
  • Emily Kaltenbach: Public enemy #1—Nixon’s failed drug war (and how to end it)
  • Cecile Lipworth: One million women turning pain into power

Act - 2

  • Amy Christian: How outdoor theater ignites social change
  • Dennis R. Holloway: Encountering architecture and urban design of the pre-contact Americas in virtual reality
  • David Perez: Seamlessly starting up in Santa Fe
  • Justin Handley: Going global—destroying the planet one sale at a time
  • Lois Rudnick: The Immigrant Blame Game
  • Lynn Walters: Cooking with kids—empowering children to make healthy food choices
  • Zane Fischer: The free drink

Act - 3

  • Larry Littlebird: Walking backwards into the future—an ancestral indigenous cosmology
  • Paul Navrot: Nurturing agricultural diversity through backyard seed saving
  • Maggie Macnab: Design by nature
  • Melissa Salazar: Going LOCA for Local: Returning Española’s food to Españolans
  • Jerry Wellman: Two axles 4 wheels and a truck full of art
  • Dubra Karnes-Padilla: Designing the Santa Fe-Belen Railrunner Artists’ Corridor
  • Nancy Judd: Undressing the crime scene—addressing how to slow climate change

In partnership with sponsors SFUAD and the Santa Fe Community Foundation, TEDxAcequiaMadre is designed to showcase local individuals sharing their ideas on a range of innovative and provocative topics, including the future of New Mexico’s acequias (irrigation channels), theatre as a tool for igniting social change, creating co-ops in food deserts, the ways nature influences design, establishing artist colonies along the Rail Runner, the association between gender and health, strategies for ending violence against women, promoting galleries on wheels, and personal reinvention in times of change. SFUAD Graphic Design Department faculty member Maggie Macnab, one of several featured speakers, will discuss the topic of her latest book, Design by Nature.