This year's TEDxUNLV will feature 15 speakers, three entertainment segments, and three three-minute research presentations. Attendees will hear "ideas worth spreading" and will walk away inspired to act, change their way of thinking, adopt a new policy, or perhaps even change their lives.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.
The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia. TED's media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.
Tickets are available online or in-person at the box office of Performing Art Center. The box office is conveniently located on the northeast end of campus off of Cottage Grove Avenue and Maryland Parkway, approximately 1.5 blocks south of Flamingo Road. It is attached to the south face of the north campus parking garage. Please view maps and directions for more information.
Tickets are $100 each and include all three speaker sessions, a mid-morning snack, and lunch.
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The event is sponsored by the TEDxUNLV committee.