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Several UAB professors to speak at TEDxBirmingham
The university will have a significant presence in the TEDx Birmingham event slated for Saturday, March 1, 2014. The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham” and will take place at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center, 1200 10th Ave. South.
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, is the co-organizer. She gave a TED talk on her archaeological work as a main stage presenter during the prestigious international conference last year. She was also recently named among the 2014 class of TED Senior Fellows.
The UAB faculty members slated to give talks at the Birmingham event include: Michele Forman, filmmaker and director of Media Studies; Andrew Keitt, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History; Tim Townes, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics; and Gary Warner, director of research in computer forensics in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences and co-founder of Malcovery Security.
Theresa Bruno, chair of the corporate board of UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and a leader in global and local efforts pertaining to poverty and arts outreach, will also give a talk.
For more information, go to tedxbirmingham.org.