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The sixth edition of TEDxDayton event will take place on Oct. 12 at the Victoria Theatre in downtown Dayton.
TEDxDayton spreads ideas and perspectives to spark conversation and connections in the community. The event uses TED’s celebrated format of short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances that foster learning, inspiration, and wonder while also prompting conversations that matter.
We are very excited to bring you another set of talks and performances that are going to blow you away. Our goal is to make this year's TEDxDayton event even better than last year. In the spirit of our SHIFTED theme, please note that the event time is a bit different than previous years. We're hoping this new schedule allows you to come and stay for all of the great speakers and performances we have lined up, and gives you a little more freedom to bounce straight from the Victoria into one of Dayton's fabulous downtown restaurants afterward!
TEDxDayton will offer a Student ticket, General Admission ticket, Patron ticket, and Legacy Patron ticket this year. All proceeds directly support future TEDxDayton programming & events like TEDxYouth@Dayton and TEDxDaytonWomen, with the two Patron categories earning you a spot in the signature event program. To learn more about ticket prices and attending, visit Ticket Center Stage | TEDx. For any additional information about this year's event that may be needed, check out our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.
Check back later this year for more information about TEDxDayton 2018.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event
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. Started as a conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives.
At a TED conference, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. TED speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Three major TED events are held each year: The TED Conference takes place every spring in Vancouver, Canada, simultaneous with TEDActive, in Whistler, BC; and the TEDGlobal Conference takes place each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.
On TED.com, talks from TED conferences are shared with the world for free as TED Talks videos. A new TED Talk is posted every weekday. Through the Open Translation Project, TED Talks are subtitled by volunteers worldwide into more than 90 languages. Through our distribution networks, TED Talks are shared on TV, radio, Netflix and many websites. The TEDx initiative grants free licenses to people around the world to organize TED-style events in their communities with TED Talks and live speakers. More than 5,000 TEDx events have been held, and selected talks from these events are also turned into TED Talks videos. The annual TED Prize grants $1 million to an exceptional individual with a wish to change the world. The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. TED-Ed creates short video lessons by pairing master teachers with animators, for use in classroom instruction or independent learning.
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