The inaugural TEDxAdelphiUniversity organized by the staff from the Center for Health Innovation, will gather 100 of the most impassioned TEDx enthusiasts for a day of networking and dialogue on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, Westermann Stage at 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. The independently organized event, licensed by TED, will feature a stellar line-up of nine speakers and TED Talks videos under the theme of “What if…”
“TEDx promotes ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ and we’re proud to present this inaugural TEDx event featuring talks around the concept of ‘What if…,’” said Elizabeth Gross Cohn, Ph.D., R.N., executive director of the Adelphi University Center for Health Innovation (CHI). Presenters will collectively suggest ways we can improve ourselves, our communities, and our society.”
Speakers at TEDxAdelphiUniversity include:
Space is extremely limited. To enter the ticket lottery, please go to: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NHXMW5L. The event will also be streamed live. Ticket lottery winners will be notified by March 28, 2016, with tickets priced at $20 for general admission and $10 for students. Lunch is included in the event and audience members are strongly encouraged to stay the entire program.Follow TEDxAdelphiUniversity at @TEDxAdelphiU and facebook.com/TEDxAdelphiU.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or fewer) delivered by today’s leading thinkers and doers. Many of these talks are given at TED’s annual conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, and made available, free, on TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.
TED’s open and free initiatives for spreading ideas include TED.com, where new TED Talk videos are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from thousands of volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; the annual million-dollar TED Prize, which funds exceptional individuals with a “wish,” or idea, to create change in the world; TEDx, which provides licenses to thousands of individuals and groups who host local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, which selects innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.Follow TED at @TEDTalks and facebook.com/TED.
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