TEDxIIT is looking for a diverse audience representing a variety of backgrounds and professions. To honor the TED licensing agreement, everyone must apply online first. One form per person. You will receive an email invitation to register, if your application is approved.
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Are you familiar with TED Talk? Would you like to attend a TED like event in Chicago?
You will experience the TED feeling in person, meet and network with other cool TED Heads, like minded people, with a passion for Ideas Worth Spreading.
TEDxIIT is a world class event open to the entire global community, organized by the volunteers from the Illinois Institute of Technology and the neighbourhood.
You can watch live streaming by yourself. Or, you can join us and have a lot more interaction and fun.
Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10 to 6 CST.
9:09 am Registration Starts
9:29 am Door Opens
9:59 am Ready for Live Streaming Worldwide
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TEDxIIT has made tremendous progress in building student and faculty support from 2011 Breakthrough to 2012 Gaining Momentum. All seats for 2012 were sold out with more than 1,000 viewers live streaming. The theme for TEDxIIT 2013 is Exponential.
The topics will range from growing economy, high tech and decarbonization to philanthropy and entrepreneurship. Here are the highlights of a few speakers.
Harvard graduated economist and businessman, James Stone, is back on popular demand. Jacqueline Roche, the student who dropped out a few times and becomes a Leadership Academy Scholar. Dr. Manu Vora, IIT alumnus who received the 2011 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. And, thevery first lady Colonel Jill Morgenthaler, now retired, who received the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. More on TEDxIIT.com
To contact Amy Lee Segami, Founder, Co-organizer and Curator,
email Segami@iit.edu or text +1(239) 209-7729 WhatsApp
You are the key to make this event Exponential.
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TEDxIIT is a TED like event featuring speakers from the IIT community with TED partnership for the entire global community since 2010. It is licensed by TEDx and organized by the student volunteers from Illinois Institute of Technology under the supvervision of the professionals from Chicago.
TEDxIIT offers a great leadership and volunteering opportunity to build relationship between alumni, students, faculty and staffs. Promote interdisciplinary and inter-departmental communications on campus as well as connecting the global community.
TED is about Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDx is an independently organized local event that focuses on individuals and innovation in local communities in various cities worldwide.