by Melissa Brinksma, September 28, 2016

Join the NJIT community for an independently organized TED event! Held at the Jim Wise Theatre on the campus of NJIT, this year’s TedXNJIT topics include New Modes of Collaboration, Social Entrepreneurship, Civic Justice, New Media Music, Innovative Approaches to Disaster Relief, and more! Tickets $30 / Students $15 includes light dinner.



Gerard Adams, known as The Millennial Mentor™ and co-founder of Fownders, a non-profit community of entrepreneurs in Newark;

Dr. Tara Alvarez, NJIT professor of biomedical engineering who works on vision related research;

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka who is fostering new collaborations on downtown and neighborhood redevelopment, education initiatives and fighting crime;.

Ron Gold founder of LeanOnWe a startup company that focuses on delivering improved home care experience at a more affordable price;

Medina founder of Medina=Citi

Professor David Rothenberg, NJIT student Kabir Mitra and local musician Matthew Aidekman who will explore and perform new types of music;

Mark Scotland, CEO of 4.0 Analytics who will discuss a revolutionary vehicle emission technology being developed and tested in Newark

Donald Sebastian, president of the New Jersey Innovation Institute who will discuss collaboration in today’s environment

Emma Wilcox co-founder of Gallery Aferro in Newark.

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