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New speakers added to TEDx Bakersfield

Two new speakers are added to the roster of impressive TEDx Talkers!

Dino Giacomazzi, Dairy farmer, owner of Giacomazzi Dairy, and board chair of the PLANT Foundation teaching STEM through the farm to youth.

Joseph Bondy-Denomy, a CRISPR expert at UC San Francisco on the forefront of micro-biological warfare that is changing everything we know about what is possible in genetic engineering.

These will join great speakers like:

EMCEE: Tim Calahan KERO 23 ABC Evening News Anchor

Judge Jim Gray, Former prosecutor, Judge and 2012 Vice Presidential Candidate for the Libertarian Party discussing US Drug Policy Design

Sandy Scott-Roberts, Groundwater Replenishment System Program Manager for Orange County Water District on their innovative Water Solution turning waste water into drinking water

Andrea L. Medina, Director of the FAB Lab at CSUB teaching youth 3D printing and design

Sabra Williams, Director of the Prison Project for Tim Robbins’ The Actor’s Gang theatre company speaking about bringing arts into prisons.

Zach Skow, owner of Marley’s Mutts pairs training rescue dogs with rescuing people from disease, incarceration, drug abuse and more.

Performances by:

Amy Adams, Alumni of American Idol and Bakersfield Resident

Jordan Nata’e, Alumni of Fox Television’s So You Think You Can Dance and Bakersfield Native

For more information go to:

TEDx Bakersfield is set for September 21, 10 AM- 4 PM at the Spotlight Theatre in Bakersfield, home of Ovation Theatre Company. 

Sponsored by Marriott Bakersfield, Zoot Velasco Consulting, Spotlight Theatre Foundation, Ovation Theatre Company, and most importantly KERO, Bakersfield’s ABC Affiliate who will be live streaming TEDx Bakersfield, which will also be archived on the TEDx website and with TED.com

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