Second Sunday Part VI

  • February 10, 2013 · 3:00 PM
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Meeting is in the Basilian Room of Welder Hall. Map is in the link above

Theme: Exploration

1. The action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it.

2. Thorough analysis of a subject or theme.


1. Roger Hawkes- Global Security Director in the offshore oil and gas industry, and Captain in the US Navy. Hawkes specializes in anti piracy, crisis management, maritime counter-terrorism, and hostage negotiations. His main job is to prevent, and if necessary, to bring his clients back alive!

2. Anthony Brandt PhD - Associate professor of Composition and Theory at the Shepherd School of Music. Dr. Brandt, a former TEDxHouston speaker, is recognized around the world for his compositional and musical accolades and tireless outreach efforts to enrich the minds of Houstonians. Dr. Brandt's innovative online music course, "Sound Reasoning" was awarded an Access to Artistic Excellence Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

3. TBA

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  • Karla

    Another informative meeting, thanks Judy!

    1 · February 10, 2013

  • David A

    both topics were very educational...I need to keep coming to these meet ups so that I don't turn into that sea urchin which reached its destination

    3 · February 10, 2013

  • Jack

    I'm a total fail today, sorry

    February 10, 2013

  • Irene

    Sorry, not feeling well. I really look forward for attending the next event :(

    February 10, 2013

  • Katya

    Sorry, I can't make it after all, and don't even have a marathon as an excuse this time! ;)

    February 9, 2013

  • Heather H.

    I will not be able to make it unfortunately.

    February 9, 2013

  • Taffi


    February 9, 2013

  • Eldho K.

    Really looking forward to getting back to Tedx!

    February 9, 2013

  • Hung traveling for work. Happy Year of the Snake, everyone.

    February 7, 2013

  • Yusgunawan M.

    Looks like I won't get enlightened this week because of other commitment, but I hope everyone else will

    February 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be out of town. Sorry!

    January 21, 2013

  • Sabih

    Outta town

    January 18, 2013

  • Sabih

    Sorry I missed the last one, outta town for this one. Laters

    January 18, 2013

  • Heather H.

    To help spread the word and also gain a little more interaction among members, there is now a facebook page: Please join in on "Liking" and "Sharing" it. Just as Johnny Carrabba said, "You never know who will pave the way." Building some exposure could pave the way to future speakers who may be the spark of inspiration needed to change your life. Anyone have suggestions on methods/routes of creating further interaction and intellectual discussions?

    1 · January 14, 2013

    • Judy C.

      You're awesome

      January 14, 2013

  • Judy C.

    Texans season is over, looking forward to finally meeting you Jack

    January 13, 2013

  • Jack

    No more football for a

    January 13, 2013

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