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IdeaFestival, EKU Center for the Arts

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


The 2016 IdeaFestival is at the EKU Center for the Arts on April 22 at 7:30 pm.

“Jad Abumrad, host of Radiolab, will be presenting the keynote address at 7:30 PM on the topic of “Gut Churn,” the radical uncertainty that he feels exists at the very core of creative process. Using examples from Radiolab’s own evolution, he shares the benefits of negative feedback and how we can look out for “pointing arrows”to help guide our work (even when it hurts).

Other featured IdeaFestival speakers include:

Rich DeMillo, Executive Director center for 21st Century Technologies at the Georgia Institute of Technology and author of over 100 articles and books to discuss his most recent title, Revolution in Higher Education.

Dr. Roman V. Yampolskiy, Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Louisville’s Speed School of Engineering. The Founder and current director of the Cyber security Lab, he is the author of many books includingArtificial Superintelligence: A Futuristic Approach.

Aidan Connolly, Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President, Corporate Accounts at Alltech.

Ouita Michel, Owner and Chef, Holly Hill Inn in Midway, KY.”


April 22
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


EKU Center for the Arts
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475 United States