Continue Your TEDx High

By Angie Boarman While sitting in a recent planning meeting for the 2014 TEDxIndianapolis after-party, we began to discuss marketing for that part of the day. How are we going to get the word out about the after-party? How are we going to share with people all the great things that are happening at The… Continue reading.

Livestream Helps TEDx Get Outside In

By Chris Carpenter What are some of the best ideas you’ve never heard? The power of ideas to shape, transform, provide hope and inspiration, validate, and challenge us is only as strong as our ability to spread those ideas to places where they may take root. The experience of TEDxIndianapolis is a day of radical hospitality… Continue reading.

Bringing the Outside In: 3 lessons learned on the playground

By Marc McAleavey, Executive Director of Playworks Indiana Recess, on the playground, is a metaphor for life. As Executive Director of Playworks Indiana, I believe in the power of play to bring out the best in every kid, arguably every human. Playworks transforms the environment of some of Indianapolis’ most at-risk schools by giving kids… Continue reading.

How is TEDxIndianapolis so green?

We strive to be green at TEDxIndianapolis, and RecycleForce is one of our partners, providing recycling bins for the event. Read on to see how RecycleForce helps people Get Outside IN. At RecycleForce, we reclaim the value from electronics and we help people reclaim the value within themselves. Through transitional employment, training, and a host of… Continue reading.

The Event Schedule has Arrived!

You know you’ve been waiting with bated breath for the schedule for the big day. Well, we’ve got  it! Here is your TEDxIndianapolis 2014 schedule. And if you still have some energy left at the end of the day, be sure to check out the after party. Located at The Hall, It’s free with your TEDx badge, and… Continue reading.

Big Ideas — We’ve got ’em!

Get to know our 2014 TEDxIndianapolis speakers and their big ideas. Ukamaka Oruche on the key to global sustainable health care Ali Momeni on collaborative art and projecting youth voices Megan Lawrence on universal accessibility via digital maps Juan (Kiko) Suarez on wisdom principles for a better world Ed Woodham on how public art connects… Continue reading.

In the Market for Big Ideas? Go Local!

Who doesn’t love it when a local guy makes it big? It’s not only an inspiring story; it’s also a powerful reminder that great ideas can grow up just about anywhere. High-dollar think tanks and globetrotting consultants are not necessarily required. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our emcees for this year’s event: Mathew… Continue reading.

TEDxIndianapolis 2014: The Visionaries Next Door

Not to alarm you, but Indianapolis is practically overrun with revolutionaries. We’re not talking about the ones who want to chant manifestos at you or show you their favorite novels on Marxism. (Though they’re good folks, really they are.) We’re talking about people with world-changing stories and surprising perspectives. Fellow Hoosiers who want share their… Continue reading.

Stickers Matter

Holly Combs is the Co-Dreamer of Dept. of Public Words & an Illiterate Rabble Rouser. She is presenting this year at TEDxIndianapolis. Although her big idea has yet to be announced, she shared a powerful story with us that we would like to share with you.  She told me I should learn to cut hair. Not that hair-cutting is… Continue reading.