TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Bernard Gauvin – Rebuilding the Practice of Sustainable Agriculture

Bernard’s love of travel was developed at an early stage and one may say shaped his career! After graduation from Concordia University in Montreal with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and international business, Bernard joined a Canadian bank where he would spend the next 20 years working on 3 continents! His responsibility centered on foreign […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Brent Allen Winters – No Common Law, No Freedom

Brent Allan Winters is an American geologist, common lawyer, author, and teacher. Brent grew up on a farm north of Moonshine, Illinois; served as diver, U.S. Navy Mobile Diving Unit 1 and aboard carrier USS Coral Sea; worked as a geologist and mine operator; and ran for U.S. Congress. Winters has briefed cases in the […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Tim Brookes – Vigilante of Endangered Alphabets

  Tim Brookes is founder of the Endangered Alphabets Project, the author of 15 books, a longtime NPR essayist and director of the Professional Writing Program at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont. TEDx Battenkill 2015 Talk Summary on Endangered Alphabets The world has only about a hundred alphabets, and fully a third of them are […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Alex Roy – The Future of Autonomous Driving

Alex Roy has driven farther and faster – on public roads – than almost anyone alive. With a perfect safety record across countless events – legal and illegal – on four continents, Roy is best known as the first person in 23 years to break the 1983 U.S. Express cross-country driving record – immortalized in […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Melissa Levis – The Vigilante of Family and The Midlife-Renaissance

Melissa Levis is a family innkeeper at The Wilburton Inn in Manchester, VT which her family has owned and run for 28 years. Prior to joining the family business, Melissa was an award-winning songwriter, theatre producer, and entertainer in New York City. Melissa performed with her band, Moey’s Music Party, for thousands of New York […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Isaac Eddy – Vigilante of Vulnerability

Isaac Littlejohn Eddy lives in Johnson, VT with his wife, writer and Chinese environmental policy expert, Lucia Green-Weiskel, their two year old daughter, their dog, and seven hens. He received his BA in film studies at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and his MFA in Performance and Interactive Media Art from the City University of New […]

TEDx Battenkill 2015 Speaker: Meet Martin Armstrong – Vigilante of Democracy

Martin Armstrong is an American economist best known for discovering the relationship between pi and the business cycle, expressed in his Economic Confidence Model. Armstrong spent decades mapping out the monetary history of the world from the beginning of known currency and uncovered patterns capable of predicting war, famine, and even the rise and fall […]

TEDx Battenkill Returns! 2015 Tickets Now Available

On Saturday, October 3rd from 9:00am to 4:00pm at the Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) in Manchester, VT, experience TEDxBattenkill, an independently organized TED event featuring thought-provoking live talks by thought leaders, intellectuals and innovators and a networking reception where you can meet the speakers in person. TEDxBattenkill is organized and produced by Michael and Carolina Ellenbogen of Eons Creative; […]

Call for TEDxBattenkill 2015 Speakers

TEDxBattenkill will take to the stage in Manchester for the third year running on Saturday, October 3rd 2015 at the Southern Vermont Arts Center. Be sure to save the date! 2015’s theme, in the spirit of Connecting Creative Communities, is “Vigilantes of Extinction” and our speakers will be outstanding individuals considered “Superheroes” in their fields […]