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TEDxDirigo

Ebb + Flow TedX Dirigo
Date: Friday May 20, 2016 - Sunday May 22, 2016

Description:

TEDxDirigo, Maine’s most successful conference dedicated to innovation and creativity in the state, is headed to Bar Harbor. Celebrating Acadia National Park and the National Park System’s 100th anniversary, TEDxDirigo will present *Ebb & Flow* on May 21, 2016.

This very special event is produced in partnership and with support from the Treehouse Institute, Abbe Museum, Chamber of Commerce, College of the Atlantic, Criterion Theater, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Jackson Laboratory, Friends of Acadia, and others.

TEDxDirigo Ebb & Flow will explore **how human communities have shaped the form and history of the Mount Desert Island and vice versa** ****as Acadia National Park and the National Park system as a whole turn 100. **We will hear from scientists, artists, writers, adventurers, and more. **

TEDxDirigo Ebb & Flow will feature

* exceptional live speakers and performances,
* an oceanfront party

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Paige Brown
  • Alyne Cistone
  • Diver Ed
  • Will Greene
  • Dr. Karen James
  • Gus LaCasse
  • Dr. Ming Kuo
  • Linda Robinson
  • Rebecca Rockefeller Lambert
  • Dr. Nadia Rosenthal
  • Kyle Shank
  • David Shaw
  • Dr. Bob Steneck

Audience members can also sign up for exclusive adventures over the weekend including

* special tours of the island’s cutting edge research centers,
* museums, and
* Acadia National Park itself.

Register now at https://www.tedxdirigo.com/register/

Location: Our main stage event is at Criterion Theater, Saturday, May 21, 12n-5pm. Workshops and adventures will also be available to event attendees on Friday and Sunday around MDI.
Contact Name: Adam Burk
Contact Phone #: (207) 233-1920
Event web page: http://www.tedxdirigo.com
Event Sponsor(s): Treehouse Institute 

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