In the spirit of TED and “Ideas Worth Spreading” TEDxRiverRegion has brought together a diverse group of speakers who have done amazing things in the world of “alternative talent development” and are working to make the River Region a better place to live, work, play, worship and grow! Confirmed Speakers Include Michelle Browder – “I Am More Than”Alisha Brooks – Southern Poverty Law Center Brent Rosen – Made Paper Mark Bowen & Edwin Marty – EAT South, Chief Kevin Murphy – Montgomery Police Department, Sieu Tang – Tang’s Alterations, Montgomery Art Guild – Artist @ Work. We will also have a variety of TEDTalks intertwined in the program and entertainment provided by BTW Magnet School. We are grateful to Alabama State University for their support of TEDxRiverRegion. ASU will be providing videography and photography services throughout the program.