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Spreading Ideas that Matter
The Gustavus Alumni and Parent Engagement Office is excited to host the 4th annual TEDxGustavusAdolphusCollege conference!
The theme for this years conference is Life on Purpose! The goal of the conference is to provide an experience for the audience - to move from showing up and listening to great ideas alone to having the audience be a part of the stories, ideas, and innovation of the day.
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What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program oflocal, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxGustavusAdolphusCollege, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxGustavusAdolphusCollege event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
To learn more about TED and TEDx, check out www.ted.com, or follow any of the links below.
For information about TED’s upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/registration
Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED
The hallmark of TEDx is amazing speakers sharing their ideas, inventions, creations, research, and experience. It's the speakers that build the content and the story of the conference. Each year we work hard to find and bring in amazing speakers from all backgrounds. This is done by both inviting speakers directly and inviting proposals from a broad range of people.
We select speakers on the following criteria:
1. The presentation is research based and/or informative
2. Offers a new/unique idea on a specific subject or area
3. The idea applies to a general audience
4. Advances the theme of the conference (Life on Purpose!)
Speakers are carefully reviewed by a committee and our hosting team works with each speaker to ensure a powerful talk that will engage you, the audience!
In the spirit of TEDx and sharing ideas that matter, each talk from our conference is captured on video and available for all to see after the conference. We currently have 16 videos of amazing content with many more to come. To check out the videos, click the link below. Be sure to share the videos with your friends, colleagues, and even your enemies!