TED Talk Video Screening and Open Discussion

This is a Bennington Young Professionals event. 

The Lightning Jar’s Professional Events Series - Monthly events designed to promote leadership, learning, professional development, networking and building social and professional connections.

These events are a mix of social networking, learning and discussion, and will be held on the second Thursday of every month at The Lightning Jar.

This month's theme is Climate & Energy, and we will screen two previously recorded TED talks on the topic, followed by open discussion and networking.

Social mixer starts at 6:00pm, the TED video screening begins at 6:30pm, followed by open discussion.

The Lightning Jar at VSECU, 194 North Street, Bennington.

Pizza, beer and wine will be provided.

This month’s TED features:

Al Gore: Averting The Climate Crisis

With the same humor and humanity he exuded in An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore spells out 15 ways that individuals can address climate change immediately, from buying a hybrid to inventing a new, hotter "brand name" for global warming.

Donald Sadoway: The Missing Link To Renewable Energy

What's the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage — so we can have power on tap even when the sun's not out and the wind's not blowing. In this accessible, inspiring talk, Donald Sadoway takes to the blackboard to show us the future of large-scale batteries that store renewable energy. As he says: "We need to think about the problem differently. We need to think big. We need to think cheap."

Registration and Information

Please register so we have enough pizza (and frosty beverages !)

For more information, contact us at membership@lightningjarvt.com, or call us at 802-321-3070. 

Directions to The Lightning Jar: 

The Lightning Jar is located in the VSECU credit union branch at 194 North Street in Bennington. This is an after-hours event, so please use our Depot Street Entrance just to the left of RiteAid’s entrance on Depot Street. There’s plenty of parking right across the street in the municipal lot at the Bennington Station restaurant at 150 Depot Street.

This event is sponsored by The Lightning Jar and Bennington Young Professionals.

  • May 12, 2016 at 6pm – 9pm
  • The Lightning Jar
    194 North St
    Bennington , VT 05201
    United States
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  • Bennington Young Professionals

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