Robin Brockelsby, Steven Ing and Daniel Price, all of Reno, were among 21 guest speakers selected for the upcoming one-day TEDxUniversityofNevada event at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on Saturday Jan. 27, 2018.
Brockelsby is a serial entrepreneur and is also incoming president of the board for the Crisis Call Center of Nevada.
Ing is a trainer and therapist including the management of human sexuality.
Price is CEO of Reno-based Breadware, an electronics design and sourcing company that partners with organizations to help them launch new IoT (Internet of Things) products.
Other speakers include Cara Brookins, author who escaped a domestically violent relationship and then built her own home along with her four children by watching YouTube videos.
Troi Irons, a vocalist and guitarist.
Jim James, lead singer of My Morning Jacket, has toured with the likes of Neil Young, Pearl Jam and Bob Dylan.
Sharyl Attkisson, a journalist and five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting.
John Brenkus, creator, Executive Producer and host of Sport Science.
Awards are based on performance in the previous calendar year, and the winners are chosen by their peers. At the September convention, 52 individual miners will be recognized for their dedication to best practices in safety standards and for their impressive accomplishments throughout 2018.