TEDxUCSanDiego Presents:


May 18, 2024

"Expiration Date" explores the fleeting nature of existence, emphasizing how the passage of time brings both progress and decline. This reflection extends beyond the material world, touching on the expiration of ideas and societal norms. It prompts consideration of whether expiration is arbitrary or predetermined, urging proactive responses to time constraints. The ambiguity of expiration invites innovation and nuance, highlighting the balance between temporariness and timeliness. Ultimately, it invites contemplation on navigating life's transient journey amidst constant change. Join us for TEDxUCSanDiego’s 12th annual conference for provocative talks, interactive experiences, and to be a part of ideas worth spreading! Doors open at 3:00pm, event begins at 4:00pm.

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Christine Ha

Christine Ha talks about her personal experiences being blind and how it shaped her perspective on how people treat the disabled. She sheds light on how many of the things we take for granted everyday are not always so accommodating to others who deal with disabilities.

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