On Saturday, September 6, the TEDxABQ conference, now in its fifth year, returns to UNM’s Popejoy Hall to inspire 2,000 attendees with innovative, dynamic, homegrown ideas. Come join us as we hear the voices of people who are stimulating dialogue and putting ideas into action to improve our community.
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Help us find the most fascinating people in New Mexico for TEDxABQ | Youth 2014!
TEDxABQ Youth will celebrate the power of curiosity and the future of New Mexico’s next generation. This event will be geared towards youth ranging from the mid-school to college Freshman level.
Criteria include: 1) an understanding of the TED format; 2) an innovative, game-changing and new idea; and 3) the ability to present it well (although speaking coaches will be provided). Submit a video yourself speaking to strengthen your application, and may be requested at a later date. If you’re not familiar with the TED concept, please visit TED.com and review some of the talks before applying. Familiarity with the TED approach will make your application much stronger. Speakers of all ages may apply with an idea that has a youth focus.
All speakers will be reviewed by a committee, and chosen applicants will be contacted as soon as possible.
Deadline: All submissions must be made by September 12.
Thank you for your interest in TEDxABQ | Youth!
Through partnership with the University of New Mexico, discounted tickets are available for the TEDxABQ 2014 | Whispers & Roars Event. UNM Faculty/Staff tickets are $45 and UNM Student tickets are available for $25. Tickets are available at the UNM ticket office (Limit 4 tickets per ID).
At our August salon we looked at a handful of technological developments happening now – some in New Mexico – that will shift how we experience the world in the next 5-10 years.
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The TEDxABQ Salon is a place to start conversations and spread ideas that matter. We endeavor to bring together thought-leaders, visionaries and curious minds to create an atmosphere of exploration. Due to the intimate style of this event, created to foster discussions, seating is limited.