Saturday conference to showcase ‘ideas’

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TEDxAmericasFinestCity, will bring together a group of speakers and performers for a conference from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 14 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre at La Jolla Playhouse, UCSD campus, to spark discussion and connection.

“We have spent the last eight months creating an event that highlights San Diego, the community and those who are truly making this America’s Finest City,” said Mark Dewey, with TEDxAmericasFinestCity.

The event will include films, performances, and speakers such as Larry Goldstein, Greg Koch, Melinda Richter, V.S. Ramachandran, Nicole Newnham, Michael Rosenberg, Shivani Singh, Gregg Visintainer, Marilyn McPhie, John Halcyon Styn, Nick Smith and The Calder Quartet.

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