TEDxOrlando will be October 12, 2013:
114 days to go
Additional speakers to be announced.
Aubrie Campbell Canfield: Filmmaker, Educator, World Traveler
Aubrie Campbell Canfield is the Co-Founder and Executive Producer at Actuality Media, an educational organization that takes
emerging filmmakers to developing communities around the world to tell stories about changemakers. Born and raised in Orlando,
Florida, Aubrie was home-schooled through her formative years and graduated Cum Laude from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of
Science in Communication. After several years of avidly pursuing a career in Hollywood, she discovered her love of documentary and chose a
more rewarding path. With a passion for learning about different sub-cultures, she has lived and traveled through North America, Europe, Asia and Africa for both business and pleasure.
James L. Herdt: Veteran's Advocate
James L. Herdt retired from the US Navy, after 35 years of military service, as a 9th Master Chief Petty Officer – the highest enlisted rank attainable. Together with peers from the four other military branches, he formed Pinnacle Five, an organization dedicated to reframing perception of veterans' potential once they've returned home. James is also CEO of Herdt Consulting, where he assists clients with a range of complex business and organizational challenges; is “triple qualified” (authorized to wear the Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist, Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, and Enlisted Submarine Warfare Specialist breast insignias); certified as a Master Training Specialist; and serves on the board of the U.S. Navy Memorial, the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN) Board and the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) Alumni Board.
Matt Lavery: Education Activist
Matt Lavery became a sixth grade teacher to make a difference in the lives of children and to help them achieve their best. Three years ago he left the profession he loved to pursue a doctoral degree in the hopes of making a positive difference for even more students. A scholar of assessment and statistical methods, Matt strives to help classroom teachers analyze their own classroom assessment data to inform their own professional growth.
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