Gannon University’s Small Business Development Center Hosts Free Viewing Of TEDxErie Event
Posted: November 13, 2015
Gannon University's Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
will host a public viewing of the live stream of the inaugural
TEDxErie event on Saturday, November 14 from 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. in
the lobby of the Center for Business Ingenuity, 900 State St.
Persons attending this free event, with the theme "The Rising
Tide," will hear talks by 12 local and regional presenters drawn
from business, the arts, community activism and many other areas of
endeavor. One of the presenters, Wei-Shin Lai, M.D., is CEO of
AcousticSheep LLC, a client of the SBDC and of Gannon's Erie
Technology Incubator. Dr. Lai is the inventor of SleepPhones, a
product that won an Innovation Award at the 2015 Consumer
The Gannon SBDC is a major sponsor of the inaugural TEDxErie
event. TEDx events are independently organized to help communities,
organizations and individuals to spark conversation and connection.
TEDx events using TED Talks videos or a combination of live
presenters and TED Talks videos are designed to catalyze deep
conversation and connections at the local level.
"We're delighted to get in on the ground floor of what we hope
will be a transformative event," said Margaret U. Horne, Director
of Gannon's SBDC. "TEDxErie is built around the premise that
collaboration and the exchange of ideas can catalyze economic
growth. The Center for Business Ingenuity was designed around this
same principle, and is thus an ideal site for this live-streaming
For more information about TEDxErie, visit TEDxErie.com or
Facebook.com/TEDxErie or follow @TEDxErie on Twitter.