Pitt Law Professor, Gerald Dickinson, to serve as TEDxPittsburgh Speaker
Learn what millions of viewers around the world have seen, Pittsburgh is home to ideas worth spreading by taking part in the largest TEDx event in the city: TEDxPittsburgh. Using the TED format, this independently organized platform showcases the ideas, individuals, and innovations that are contributing to progress in the region, including University of Pittsburgh School of Law professor Gerald Dickinson. Speakers will share ideas related to technology, entertainment and design that are making change happen in our region and in our world. Dickinson’s will speak on the Presidency and the border wall debate. Dickinson's teaching and scholarship focus on property, constitutional law, state and local government law, and affordable housing law and policy. His scholarship has featured in numerous law reviews, and he writes and comments frequently in local and national media outlets, including several editorials in the Washington Post and The Hill. Dickinson has also offered testimony to the U.S. Senate's Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee regarding land acquisition issues along the US-Mexico border.
TEDxPittsburgh will be held on Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. in Pittsburgh’s Byham Theater. For more information and tickets, visit trustarts.org.