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A Schedule to Inspire You

Session 1

Should you and can you inspire curiosity?
Jerry (Yoram) Wind, Professor and Academic Director, Wharton School of Business

Play-doh and circuits: building community in the library
K-Fai Steele, Artist, Teen Programming Specialist, Free Library, and Manager, Library’s Maker Jawn Initiative

TED: Terry Moore: Why is 'x' the unknown?

An inspired partnership to end gun violence
Bryan Lentz, co-founder, Be the Change PHL; Movita Johnson-Harrell, founder, CHARLES Foundation; and Hassan Freeman, community activist

Saundra Gilliard

Session 2

Caricature everything!
Signe Wilkinson, Editorial Cartoonist, Philadelphia Inquirer

TED: Aparna Rao: Art that craves your attention

The lens of science
Gino Segrè, Ph.d., Professor, Physicist, Astronomer, and Author

TED: Elizabeth Gilbert: Success, failure and the drive to keep creating

Open data, open government
Tim Wisniewski, Chief Data Officer, City of Philadelphia

Session 3

Queen Nur

Why say that everyone is photogenic?
Jacques-Jean “JJ” Tiziou, Photographer

TED: Gabriel Barcia-Colombo: Capturing memories in video art

Healthcare hotspotting
Dr. Jeffrey Brenner, MD, MacArthur Genius Awardee

TED: Randall Munroe: Comics that ask "what if?"

Kalela Williams

Public treasures inspire generations
Katharine Chandler, Reference Librarian, Rare Book Department of the Free Library

The art of curiosity
Camille Sweeney, Author and Journalist

Session 4

Yea for unstructured play!
Meg Wise, Executive Director, Smith Memorial Playground and Playhouse

Susan Ben

The architecture of instinct
Alan Metcalfe, Architect and Principal, Metcalfe Architecture & Design

TED: Shubhendu Sharma: How to grow a tiny forest anywhere

Where to look: old solutions to new problems
Aaron Muderick, President, Crazy Aaron’s Puttyworld

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