TEDxIndianapolis Blog

Live Stream Information & Agenda

Live Stream Link: https://livestream.com/tedx/tedxindianapoliswomen   The Live Stream Agenda for the day is as follows: 9:30 – 11:30 am | Session 1 “The Power of X” Introductions Speaker: Molly Ford Speaker: Tapati Dutta Performance: Mariah Ivey Pre-recorded Video: James Vietech Speaker: Melissa Spitz 11:30 am – 12:45 pm | Lunch Suggested activities for Live Stream… Continue reading.

Tickets SOLD OUT for Inaugural Event

With two and a half weeks remaining until the inaugural TEDxIndianapolisWomen event, tickets are SOLD OUT. This year over 300 attendees will be SHOWING UP to see women presenters speak on topics celebrating empowerment, diversity and embracing the knowledge and power women share every day with the community, their profession and their family. Talks will be… Continue reading.

Tickets On Sale Now! Get them while they last.

Tickets are now available for TEDxIndianapolisWomen taking place on November 29, from 9am-4pm at The Center | The Heritage Group. Click here to purchase your tickets today! TEDxIndianapolisWomen theme is SHOWING UP: a celebration of empowerment, diversity and embracing the knowledge and power women share every day with the community, their profession and their family…. Continue reading.

In the News: TEDxIndianapolisWomen Speaker Lineup Revealed

Indianapolis, IN (October 17, 2018) – We are thrilled to announce our speaker lineup for the first-ever TEDxIndianapolisWomen event on November 29, 2018, at The Center | The Heritage Group. TEDxIndianapolisWomen celebrates the theme of SHOWING UP; with an explosion of discovery and ingenuity, women are driving real and meaningful change around the globe. They’re… Continue reading.

In The News: TEDxIndianapolis Announces Inaugural TEDxIndianapolisWomen Event

Indianapolis, IN (September 27, 2018) – Mark those calendars with an “X” and take note to show up to Indianapolis’ inaugural TEDxIndianapolisWomen event on November 29, 2018 at The Center – The Heritage Group. TEDxIndianapolisWomen celebrates “Showing Up” featuring diverse individuals in business, technology, art, science, and humanities meeting challenges head on while empowering each other to… Continue reading.

The Bliss of Simplicity

To be alive is to be struck with sensory inputs, to have a thousand choices in each second, and to process these realities and possibilities as fast as our brains will go.  Complexity is our default, our modern modus operandi. But what if we paused, and pared down?  How refreshing might it be to draw… Continue reading.


Our friend John Thomas took extensive notes during the big day and offers up an awesome recap of the highlights.  Enjoy these key takeaways! Neelay Bhatt: “You had me at Hello…Hola…Bonjour!” Quotes: “This might be one small way to show we don’t just focus on human beings but on being humane.” “Imagine if all 7… Continue reading.

TEDxIndianapolis 2014 Theme Revealed!

The wait is finally over. This year’s TEDxIndianapolis theme is…Get Outside IN! TEDxIndianapolis is all about finding new ways of thinking, breaking down boundaries, and abandoning the status quo. And we think Get Outside In is the perfect way to continue the spirit of TEDxIndianapolis. Get Outside In means this year’s speakers will focus on… Continue reading.

TED Live Viewing Party

2014 marks the 30th birthday of TED. And we want to celebrate. As part of our lead-up to TEDxIndianapolis 2014, we’re hosting a free viewing party for TED Live—the live stream of TED’s signature event. And we hope you’ll come join us watch all the exciting action unfold. The TED Live viewing party is happening Tuesday, March 18th… Continue reading.

EVENT: Changing the Way We Eat

Slow Food Indy and Big Car present CHANGING THE WAY WE EAT, the Indianapolis viewing party 10:30am to 6:00pm FREE (optional paid lunch) The Bureau, 719 Virginia Ave. RSVP Here. Are you interested in conversations about food activism, sustainability, organics, animal welfare, food labor, and public health? “Change the Way We Eat” is a TEDxManhattan… Continue reading.

TEDxIndianapolis 2013: A Wrap-up

TEDxIndianapolis 2013, october 22nd at Hilbert Circle Theatre, was a day buzzing with excitement. Over 1,300 people came from all over the Midwest to experience presentations from 22 speakers and performers from around the world. Over eight hours of inspiring and thought-provoking speakers, activities, one-of-a-kind performances, and delicious local food, left attendees wanting more. Planning… Continue reading.

Frequently Asked Questions about TEDxIndianapolis 2013

With TEDxIndianapolis 2013 almost here, we want to make sure you’re up-to-speed with all the details you’ll need to ensure a fun, exciting experience. If you’d like more information or have a question about the big day, check out our list of Frequently Asked Questions below: DETAILS ABOUT OPERATIONS How will registration work? Registration will… Continue reading.

Just Released: TEDxIndianapolis 2013 Schedule

TEDxIndianapolis 2013 is almost here! With more than 20 exciting speakers and eight exclusive live performances, this year’s event will be one you won’t soon forget. And since we don’t want you to miss any of the action, we’ve included the TEDxIndianapolis 2013 schedule below. It’s all happening Tuesday, October 22nd at the Hilbert Circle… Continue reading.

Exclusive Performances at TEDxIndianapolis 2013

At this year’s TEDxIndianapolis event, we’ll be featuring eight one-time-only performances from a combination of talented artists and musicians. These exclusive performances will be in the spirit of this year’s theme—Mix It Up—and will occur at various times throughout the day. No one group or performer will make a solo appearance. The performance mix-ups include: Performance… Continue reading.

Best of TEDx Talks

Getting excited for the big event? Not sure what to expect? Luckily, there are plenty of TEDx talks on YouTube to get you ready for the big day. There’s even a curated Best of TEDxTalks. Here are a few from around the world that might peak your interest: Colin Stokes: How movies teach manhood (TEDxBeaconStreet) “When… Continue reading.

Using your mind as if it were a kitchen mixer/blender

By Steven Johnson In 1974, while serving as the monthly editorial cartoonist for SIERRA magazine, I was assigned the topic of creating ridiculous, never-before-imagined, future recreational vehicles. The Sierra Club hated them! When the editor asked for 16 illustrations, I came up with more than 100 concept sketches, having suddenly discovered a latent ability to… Continue reading.

Top Picks to Explore Indy

You’re in Indy for a day of meaningful conversation and now you’re on the hunt for the best grub and action to keep the ideas flowing. With more than 250 restaurants and countless entertainment options in the heart of the city, here’s a list of our top picks to help you narrow down your options:… Continue reading.