Sir Ken Robinson, Speaker; Advisor on Education in the Arts; Author, The Element and Finding Your Element
Ninive Calegari, Co-founder, 826 Valencia; Co-author, Teachers Have it Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America’s Teachers; Producer, American Teacher
TED Talks rock star Robinson's 2006 talk about revolutionizing education by having it nurture rather than undermine creativity is the most viewed in TED's history. He is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources in education and in business. Robinson works with governments and educational systems in Europe, Asia and the United States, with international agencies, Fortune 500 companies and some of the world's leading cultural organizations. He was a professor of education at the University of Warwick in the UK and author of The Element and its new follow-up, Finding Your Element, a practical guide to self fulfillment by converging your natural talents and personal passions.
Location: Fairmont Hotel, Terrace Room, 950 Mason St., San Francisco
Time: 5:15 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: General admission: $25 non-members, $15 members, $7 students (with valid ID); Premium (priority seating with copy of Finding Your Element): $55 non-members, $40 members.
Also know: Photo by Cindy Gold