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Welcome to the area's most immersive, high-tech experience where you'll share incredible ideas from Chicagoland's brightest minds.
TEDxNaperville 2013 "You Are Here"
Friday, November 8, 2013 1PM-6:30PM
Reception to follow directly after the event until 8PM.
Doors open at Noon.
This year, we are bringing amazing new speakers and features to TEDxNaperville, all revolving around the theme of "You Are Here." Enhanced interactivity, increased involvement, and more inspiring ideas come together to create a truly impactful and life-changing experience.
The first 100 ticket purchasers can choose their attendance on a special TEDxNaperville Adventure! Details below.
TEDxNaperville Adventures ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Day of the Event 9AM - 11AM
Want an adventure? Think of it as an adult field drip, but with a TEDxNaperville twist. Enjoy mentally stimulating activities with other TEDxNaperville fans in the morning, then have time to grab a quick lunch and head on to the main TEDxNaperville event. This year, adventures will take place at:
Fermilab National Accelerator - 40 Spots Available (NOW FULL - sign up for waiting list)
Get a TEDxNaperville customized private group tour of Fermilab. You'll have a unique overview of Fermilab from a vantage point of 238 feet high as well as be be able to see the full mockup of the LHC Remote Operation Center for CERN, backstage access to the Linac and Main Control Room areas, and more! As a special bonus, you will also get to see and learn about the enormous Muon G-2 magnet that was shipped across 5,000 km to Fermilab this year.
Argonne National Laboratory - 40 Spots Available (NOW FULL - sign up for waiting list)
Get a TEDxNaperville customized private group tour of Argonne National Laboratory. This adventure includes access to areas not normally seen on public tours and will include a back stage tour at the Center for Electrical Energy Storage where our speaker Leah Guzowski does her research.
Solemn Oath Brewery - 20 Spots Available (NOW FULL - sign up for waiting list)
Learn about these impressive brewing facilities and how beer is made with some standard ingredients and some Solemn Oath culture. Considered one of the fastest growing breweries in the country, Solemn Oath focus on Belgian-inspired and barrel-aged beers. With no year-round offerings, each year the brewery moves swiftly through dozens and dozens of beers across a range of styles in search of what's new. Note: No alcohol will be served during this adventure.
NOTE: Please be aware that some details of these adventures may change. All adventures will take place on the morning of November 8th. Emails will be sent out to adventure attendees prior to the adventure with detailed instructions on the time and location to meet at. Only one adventure ticket per General Admission ticket.
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