UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hosting “TED Talk Thursdays”

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

Each Thursday in June, the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will host “TED Talk Thursdays,” a series centered around specific topics in business and technology. The informal sessions are intended to simplify complex concepts through engaging discussion. Each session will feature an expert to facilitate discussions on subjects ranging from 3D printing to robotics.

Thursday, June 2
Technology and Work
Mike Hunter, founder and coach of Pivot Launch Coaching

Thursday, June 9
Current Trends in 3D Printing
Eli Wilson, UNCW student and additive manufacturing specialist

Thursday, June 16
Big Data and Privacy
Marc Mereyde, founder and president of TiktoPlus

Thursday, June 23
Topics in Alternative Energy
Mack Coyle, general manager at Coyle, LLC

Thursday, June 30
Interesting Findings in Robotics
Ben Barbour, lead developer and architect for Lapetus Solutions, Inc.

Each “TED Talk” will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the UNCW CIE, located at 803 S. College Road. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited to 25 participants each week. Register by emailing (Registration is free but membership is encouraged. The annual membership fee is just $30, but the networking opportunities are priceless.)

-- Caroline Cropp