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    STEPHEN T. ASMA - The Evolution of Imagination
    Guided by neuroscience, animal behavior, evolution, philosophy, and psychology, Asma burrows deep into the human psyche to look right at the enigmatic but powerful engine that is our improvisational creativity—the source, he argues, of our remarkable imaginational capacity. How is it, he asks, that a story can evoke a whole world inside of us? And how does our moral imagination help us sculpt a better society?
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    SEBASTIEN BELLIN - I Should Fear and I Don't. Why Do You?
    Badly injured and having lost 50% of his blood after a suicide bomber detonated powerful explosives just yards away, in the Brussels, Belgium airport in 2016, Sebastien “Seb” Bellin – by any measure — should have died. In his compelling, heartwarming, deeply personal talks, Sebastien explores his journey from near-death to an awakening that has flooded his heart with more empathy for human beings, and a better understanding of the global challenges of xenophobia, oppression, hate and violence.
    JACK GARCIA - An Undercover FBI Agent takes Down a Mafia Family
    In his 26 years of service with the FBI and as an undercover FBI Agent in over 100 major Undercover operations, Jack Garcia is best known for his undercover role as "Jack Falcone," a self-described Sicilian jewel thief and drug dealer from Miami, Florida, who infiltrated the Gambino crime family of La Cosa Nostra in New York for nearly three years. The case resulted in the arrest and conviction of 39 mobsters, including the top members of the Post John Gotti Gambino crime family.
    MICHAEL LANG - The Road to Woodstock
    Music industry maverick and entrepreneur Michael Lang, is best-known as the mastermind and creative genius who brought the legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival to life.
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    ROBERT J. LANG - Origami from Tsuru to Satellites
    Robert J. Lang is recognized as one of the foremost origami artists in the world as well as a pioneer in computational origami and the development of formal design algorithms for folding. With a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Caltech, he has, during the course of work at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Spectra Diode Laboratories, and JDS Uniphase, authored or co-authored over 100 papers and 50 patents in lasers and optoelectronics. He is a full-time artist and consultant on origami and its applications to engineering problems and his work spans the worlds of mathematics, physics, lasers, sculpture, and fine art. His art has been exhibited at more than 50 exhibitions around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and international exhibitions in Paris and Austria.
    DR. JACK LEVIN - Leading Authority On Serial Murder, Hate Crime And Violence In America
    As college campuses become more diverse and competitive, new groups of students are often seen as a threat or challenge to be neutralized with violence. Jack Levin discusses this topic in his intriguing presentation, "Hate and Violence on Campus" one of 4 compelling lectures.
    MATT MOGK - Zombies Run - What You Don't Know Can Eat You
    A walking catalog of important modern developments in zombie research, Matt offers an interactive multi-media talk that includes essential information for survival in the face of the coming undead threat. His meticulously researched presentation is what zombie fans are desperate for, and what general audiences quickly realize they literally can't live without!
    RICHARD O'BARRY - The Cove - Man is Their Biggest Threat and Their Only Hope
    Marine Mammal Specialist, Earth Island Institute Richard O'Barry has worked both sides of the dolphin street, the first 10 years with the dolphin captivity industry, the past 38 against it. O'Barry has rescued and released more than 25 captive dolphins in Haiti, Colombia, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Brazil, the Bahamas Islands and the United States. His more than 45 years of experience with dolphins and his firsthand knowledge about the methods used to capture and train them has taken him all over the world to participate in lectures and conferences about the controversial dolphin captivity issue.

    JOE QUIRK - "It's Not You It's Biology" THE SCIENCE OF LOVE, SEX & RELATIONSHIPS
    a PIXAR-illustrated Presentation. Sex feels good. So why don't women offer it indiscriminately to every guy who hits on them? Committed intimacy is the deepest human need. So why are men so terrified of it? It's not the way we're raised. It's biology. Sperm-spreaders and egg-protectors have inherited different emotions from evolution. The scientific evidence is in. Race differences are not significant. Sex differences are significant.
    Reed-Timmer-smlREED TIMMER - Extreme Storm Chaser, Meteorologist
    Having intercepted over 250 tornadoes and a dozen powerful hurricanes during the last decade, Reed Timmer is well-known as the most successful and extreme storm chaser in the world. Not only is Reed one of the few people in existence to document both an F5 tornado, and the most devastating hurricane in U.S. history (Hurricane Katrina), but also graduated with a PhD in Meteorology from the University of Oklahoma in 2009.
    THE RACE EXPERIENCE: What is Race?
    The Race Experience Kiosk offers a truly unique diversity event. You can see yourself in a different skin; change your race to Black, White, Asian, Hispanic, Middle Eastern and Indian. You can then share your favorite pictures via email. This is a museum quality exhibit. The Kiosk’s software provides a personal, one-of-a-kind race morphing experience. The kiosk creates an environment that encourages discussions...