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Recorded on: May 1, 2020

Experience Design in a Socially Distant World 

Join Josh for the first session in our new virtual talk series hosted by The Henry Ford’s curator of communication and information technology, Kristen Gallerneaux via Zoom. 

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Josh Goldblum | CEO and founder of Bluecadet Presenter: Josh Goldblum
CEO and founder of Bluecadet



Recorded on: June 10, 2020

100 Years of EV Engineering & the Future of Electrification 

Join Jessica Robinson, Mark Zachos and The Henry Ford’s Curator of Transportation Matt Anderson as they explore the history of electric vehicles and the future of electrification.

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Jessica Robinson - THF Conversations Presenter: Jessica Robinson
Co-Founder, Detroit Mobility Lab
Chairwoman, Michigan Mobility Institute
Entrepreneur-in-Residence, The Henry Ford
  
Mark Zachos - THF Conversations Presenter: Mark Zachos
Executive Vice Chair of Programs, SAE Detroit
President of DG Technologies


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Recorded on October 2, 2020

Manufacturing: Past Forward 

A special virtual program to celebrate Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). As manufacturers seek to fill 4.6 million high-skill, high-tech and high-paying jobs over the next decade, MFG Day empowers manufacturers to come together to address their collective challenges so they can help their communities and future generations thrive.

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Panelists:

Scott French - THF Conversations Jeannine Kunz - THF Conversations Adrian Price - THF Conversations Jim Quick - THF Conversations
Scott French
Vice President, Operational Excellence, Lear
Jeannine Kunz
Vice President, Tooling U-SME
Adrian Price
Director, Global Core Engineering, Vehicle Operations Manufacturing, Ford
Jim Quick
Plant Director of Detroit Hamtramck Assembly, General Motors

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Recorded on October 17 & 24, 2020

Innovating for Results Workshop 

Innovating for Results™ (IFR) is a high-energy program designed to help individuals and organizations move from idea to delivery. Louis Patler will gear his workshop to meet the needs of student innovators and entrepreneurs. Participants leave the IFR workshop armed with a personalized plan to generate real results.

Louis Patler - Innovating for Results Workshop Presenter: Louis Patler
President, The B.I.T. Group
Louis Patler is an award-winning author, speaker, consultant and president of The B.I.T. Group, a strategic business consulting company. He brings pioneering technologies for identifying emerging business trends, developing top leadership skills, organizational innovation and strategic initiatives to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, universities and foreign governments.

Innovating for Results Workshop was provided with support from the William Davidson Foundation.
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Recorded on: February 17, 2021
Zaretta Hammond

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain  

Presenter: Zaretta Hammond

Zaretta is a national education consultant and author. She is a self-described "former writing teacher turned equity freedom fighter.” Her passion for the intersectionality of equity and culturally responsive teaching led her to write the book Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. This publication has been utilized in many educational programs for pre-service teachers.

During this event, Hammond discussed her book, research and best practices that can be implemented in the classroom.






Recorded on: February 24, 2021

THF Conversations | Autonomous Vehicles: Solving Problems and Driving Changes, presented by MDOT. 

Presenter: Matt Anderson
Curator of Transportation


Join us for THF Conversation in honor of National Engineers Week, presented by Michigan Department of Transportation, with mobility experts from Arrow Electronics and Kettering University as they discuss the future and social impact of autonomous vehicles.

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Recorded on: March 2, 2021

THF Conversations | Tiffany at The Henry Ford: The Exhibition, The Man and our Collection 

Presenter: Charles Sable
Curator of Decorative Arts


Join Curator of Decorative Arts Charles Sable for a preview of the exhibition, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from The Driehaus Collection, highlighting some must-see pieces. Mr. Sable will also provide insight into Tiffany’s life and influences, and share behind-the-scenes stories about Tiffany treasures in The Henry Ford’s collection.

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Recorded on: March 4, 2021
Eunique Jones Gibson, Founder of Because of Them We Can

Social Transformation in Education: A Conversation on Student Empowerment 

Presenter:Eunique Jones Gibson, Founder of Because of Them We Can

Eunique Jones Gibson is known for developing the award-winning campaign "Because of Them We Can" and other products that ignite conversation, introspection and social change. During this event, she discussed social transformation in education and its influence on student empowerment.






Recorded on: March 23, 2021

THF Conversations | Driven to Win: Sneak Peek 

Presenter: Matt Anderson & Wing Fong

As we prepare to open our major new exhibit, Driven to Win: Racing in America, join us for a preview of the Sports Car Performance Center. Explore the story of the Ford GT from inception to success at the 2016 Le Mans 24-hour race, and learn how engineers optimized the car through aerodynamic design, high-tech materials, and careful data analysis.

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Recorded on: April 15, 2021

THF Conversations | There’s Only One Greenfield Village 

Presenter: Curator Donna Braden

Curator Donna Braden has spent decades researching and interpreting buildings in Greenfield Village, but it was only when she authored The Henry Ford's Official Guidebook that she truly realized how unique it is. In this partly serious, partly humorous virtual program, she reveals her top 10 favorite stories, little-known facts and interconnections from the village.

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Recorded on: May 14, 2021

THF Conversations | Creating the Eagle Tavern Food Experience 

Presenter: Curator Donna Braden

Mock turtle soup? Macaroni straws? How did these items land on menus at Eagle Tavern in Greenfield Village? Senior Curator and Curator of Public Life Donna Braden was instrumental in developing the original 1850s dining experience at the tavern nearly 40 years ago. Join us for a virtual program to hear her stories from those early days, including the original ideas and the steps that brought the tavern to life.

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