On September 20, 2013, TEDx communities across the globe will host local events featuring the local innovators, organizers, stewards and builders of their cities. Taking place in Times Square, TEDCity2.0: Dream me. Build me. Make me real. is a day-long TED event for urban innovators, organizers, stewards and builders—with live speakers, global conversations and activities. Speakers will… Continue reading.
By Jim Poyser I’m a lucky guy because I got to take my big idea — mixing the horror of climate change with a humorous approach — out for a test run at this year’s Indy Fringe. I accomplished some things I wanted to accomplish and was surprised by a couple of other things. One… Continue reading.
By Tim Carter, the Director of Butler University’s Center for Urban Ecology I’m sure most of us have experienced an event where a room was pregnant with anticipation. Not the “we-just-found-out” pregnant, but the “get-ready-to-push” pregnant. Right before the band comes on stage, prior to the results of the big vote, in advance of the controversial… Continue reading.
By Jim Walker, TEDxIndianapolis Organizer Too often, we divide everything into disciplines and departments. We cluster, group, and sort (even ourselves) by what’s alike. And then, too often, we stay right there and miss out on opportunities to learn from each other. So here’s our idea for TEDxIndianapolis 2013. Let’s cross disciplines, toss out departments, ditch… Continue reading.
The wait is over: TEDxIndianapolis 2013 tickets are here! Just head over to Eventbrite to order your tickets for the big day. Prices are $75 with lunch included (from Duos or The Libertine), or $65 without lunch. TEDxIndianapolis 2013 is happening Tuesday, October 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown… Continue reading.
The full line-up of TEDxIndianapolis speakers was announced today. Here’s a glimpse at each local speaker and their BIG IDEA. Jeb Banner: Everything I Needed to Know About Business I Learned From Being in a Band Indianapolis, IN Jeb Banner is CEO of SmallBox, an Indianapolis based web design and marketing company founded in 2006. He… Continue reading.
The full speaker slate for TEDxIndianapolis on Oct. 22, 2013 has been announced! The 22 speakers include 11 national speakers and bring both local and international perspectives on innovation across disciplines. Davy Rothbart, author, creator of Found Magazine, and a frequent contributor to public radio’s This American Life, will serve as emcee for the day. Join us at the… Continue reading.
The full line-up of TEDxIndianapolis speakers was announced today. Here’s a glimpse at each national (and international) speaker and their BIG IDEA. Gary Benenson: Are You Smarter Than Your “Smart” Phone? New York, NY Gary Benenson is a professor of Mathematical Engineering at City College of New York. Prior to becoming an educator, he was an… Continue reading.
Out of town and need a place to stay prior to or after TEDx Indianapolis? The Canterbury Hotel is the official hotel of TEDx Indianapolis 2013. And any attendee coming from out of town can book a room for $135 at The Canterbury October 20-22. (This is about $25 below the usual rate for this hotel.) Mention… Continue reading.
The first six of 20+ speakers for TEDxIndianapolis were announced today. Combining views on literacy, hip-hop, healthcare, art and design, refugees, whimsy and technology in their Big Idea presentations, they will come to Monument Circle on October 22 from across the globe and across the street to provide both local and international perspective across disciplines. Speakers announced… Continue reading.