Saturday, October 6, 2018
Uptown Theater, Richland
Speaker Applications are now CLOSED
if you applied to speak at TEDxRichland 2018 expect to hear from
the Speaker Selection Committee by early July
Our world is in a constant state of change, consisting of subtle shifts and monumental shifts that may cause chaos or may cause calm. The earth we walk on, the environment we are surrounded by, the technology we use, the culture we participate in, our interactions, our thoughts. The only constant in life is change. It is the perception and observation of these shifts that define the change.
Have you ever experienced the feeling of a foreshadowing shift that lead to change? What shifts are you seeing now in our world, universe, and community? What change are they leading to? Are there shifts we should create?
In this year’s theme of “Shift”, we seek to observe, understand and engage in these shifts, thus allowing ourselves to embrace change.
In the spirit of TED, we believe we can gain insight on these shifts with tangible, well-researched and supported ideas based on factual observations.
What shifts will manifest at TEDxRichland 2018? How can you be a catalyst? Join us October 6th …
WHAT IS AN IDEA?
It can actually be one of two things:
Something that’s new and surprising; an idea or invention that your audience has never heard about.
A great basic idea (that your audience has maybe already heard) with a compelling new argument behind it that challenges beliefs and perspectives.
In other words, an idea isn’t just a story or a list of facts. A good idea takes certain evidence or observations and draws a larger conclusion.
Think about this: What will the audience walk away knowing – that you exist, or your new idea?
"Visionaries believe not only that
the impossible can be done
but that it must be done."
- Brad Ferran, from the TED stage