WATCH: TEDxNavesink promotes smart young makers ( The fourth annual TEDxNavesink. The conference, the Shore’s version of the viral TED talks series, is scheduled for April 9 at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. And the this year’s theme will focus on makers, building on a groundswell of do-it-yourself enthusiasts and crowdfunded entrepreneurs.

TriCityNews: TEDxNavesink Returns to Long Branch

TEDxNavesink, our local movement to organize renowned TED-style conferences, is building on the sold- out success of its first event to pick the Two River Theater as its venue for next year.

TEDxNavesink 2016: Make Your Mark, Apply To Speak

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jennifer Smiga, inBLOOM Communications, (201) 892 9403, TEDxNavesink 2016: Make Your Mark, Apply To Speak The TEDxNavesink Makers conference will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Monmouth University’s Pollak Theater in West Long Branch, N.J. West Long Branch, NJ (August 26, 2015) –The fourth annual TEDxNavesink has […]

At TEDx Navesink, Audible’s Katz Talks about Newark, Reveals Planned Accelerator and Venture Fund (NJTech Weekly)

Speaking to an audience of nearly 700 people at the TEDx Navesink event at Monmouth University, on April 11, Audible founder and CEO Donald Katz talked about his company’s relationship with Newark and announced that he was starting a venture fund and accelerator in the Brick City. “We’ve been working for more than two years […]

Phil Murphy: To Grow New Jersey, Strengthen the Middle Class (Two River Times)

Shoring up the middle class, says Phil Murphy, is the single best way to strengthen and stabilize New Jersey’s economy. Murphy, of Middletown, a former U.S. Ambassador to Germany and Goldman Sachs executive, was one of 25 featured speakers at the TEDxNavesink conference, hosted at Monmouth University on Saturday, April 12. Read the full story here.

‘Accelerators’ propel change at TEDxNavesink conference (via Atlanticville)

The ever-increasing pace of life and technological development drew several hundred people to Monmouth University in West Long Branch for TEDx- Navesink, where 22 speakers addressed the influence of “Accelerators.” The theme describes issues and topics that affect society more than people typically realize, according to Donna Steinhorn, an event organizer. “Accelerators are either those people or […]

Rethinking hospital gowns, breakups and climate change

TEDxNavesink came to Monmouth University on Saturday, featuring 30 speakers who spoke about the theme of accelerators – both how to bring about change faster and how to cope with it. In its third year, the event attracted nearly 700 people. Read full story in Asbury Park Press.

TEDxNavesink to Feature Monmouth County Area Thought Leaders Saturday (TRT)

THE ANNUAL FORUM and networking event by for- ward-thinking people known as TEDxNavesink, is set to kick off on Saturday, April 11 at the Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University. This year’s theme is “accelerators” which the organizers describe as “ideas that go faster than you think.” More than two dozen speakers have been rehearsing thought-provoking […]

6 great audience-grabbing tips for speakers (

Speakers are useless if they can’t get the audience’s attention. Here are six ways to do that. Brian Reynolds has a message to deliver about the financial impact of climate change, and he has 10 minutes to get his point across. A speaker at the TEDxNavesink conference, Reynolds has written and re-written his presentation. He’s […]

Leading Thinkers Present Talks on Acceleration and Change at Third TEDxNavesink (AH Herald)

Leading thinkers including a Pulitzer Prize winner, physicists, computer scientists, researchers, and artists will explore how today’s accelerators and change agents are shaping our future at the TEDxNavesink conference: “Accelerators” at Monmouth University.  TEDxNavesink brings the mission of TED Talks to Monmouth County for an all-day live event for the third annual year. Read the full story […]