Passion Talks 2020: Call for Participation

Passion Talks 2020 (think TED Talks from a faith perspective) is open for submissions, due July 1st! Are you passionate about a certain subject and wish you saw content from a faith perspective? Do you wish to see believers leading the way in science, innovation, and technology? Passion Talks might be for you! This year’s…

Passion Talks 2020: ‘Vocation and Virtue in the era of COVID19’

They say “Hindsight is 20/20” —  meaning that sometimes only when looking back are we able to clearly recognize the mistakes and root problems of the past. The trouble is that in recent years our high-speed culture has usually kept us too busy to reflect much on the past in the first place!  Yet the…

Welcome to Passion Talks 2018

Welcome to Passion Talks 2018! “Concretely, I saw what seemed like a youth-lock-in meets an academic conference meets a TED talk.” It’s been a whole 10 years since I first shared the vision of Passion Talks. In 2010, we began as a simple gathering space for faith-filled intellectuals to dialogue and explore various topics through…

Passion Talks 2017 Registration Opens and Keynote Announced

Nancy Ortberg, CEO of Transforming the Bay with Christ, will be keynoting Passion Talks at Google. Submissions are now under review by the committee and the complete list of accepted talks will be announce in the next couple weeks. To see the early acceptances click here. Registration is now opened for the August 5th conference….

Early Acceptances for Passion Talks 2017

Here’s a sample of the early acceptances for Passion Talks 2017. We are doing a last call for talk submissions. For more information on the conference, click here. Join us on August 5th for the main event! ARTS and SCIENCE: Music, Chemistry, Community, and Data Science Music, chemistry, community, and data science may seem like disparate…

Passion Talks 2017: Call for Participation

Passion Talks 2017 will be similar format to last year: Google, Mountain View, and Convergence House of Prayer, Fremont, California. It will be a 2-day format with the first day invite-only and the second day opened to the public. We are now accepting talks for review. Passion Talks offer speakers an opportunity to give short…

Passion Talks 2016: Over 40 Talks!

This is the fourth year of Passion Talks. It’s reached a nice size spanning two days with around 40 talks from professionals to academics. Passion Talks was founded to explore the space of intellectual faith– for how faith motivates the scientist, engineer, academic, and scholar. This year’s talks ranged from start-up CEOs, to students, to economics…

Passion Talks 2016 at Google and Convergence – Registration Opened

Passion Talks have been hosted at Stanford University, Berkeley, and now Google and Convergence House of Prayer. We have a record breaking number of talks and had to turn away more than ever before. This is the fourth annual Passion Talks Conference that spans two days with close to 40 different talks. Speakers are flying…

Passion Talks 2016: August 12 & 13

For the conference site go to: http://pt16.passiontalks.org We are in the midst of reviewing talks. We will post as talks are accepted. Below is a selected tentative list of accepted talks and will be updated regularly. Medical Talk: Finding Order Amongst the Chaos of Cancer to Design Better Therapies Next generation sequencing of cancer cells has…

Recap of Stanford Passion Talks 2015

This is our third year hosting Passion Talks, and through the service and time of many people, we’ve grown this conference quite a bit. This year we were able to fill three tracks of concurrent talks, totalling to 23 presentations. We had 130 pre-registered attendees not to mention even more who registered on-site. Last year,…