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TEDx at Harper College 4/18 – Speakers Needed!

TEDxHarperCollege will celebrate our Proud Past and Strong Future in a day filled with inspiration, discovery and excitement that honors our 50th anniversary. Drawing from our talented community of thinkers and doers, TEDxHarperCollege promises to be a stimulating day of presentations, discussions, entertainment and art that will spark new ideas and opportunities across all disciplines.

Speakers: We’re looking for Harper College Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and the Community to share “ideas worth spreading.” We encourage applicants from a wide variety of backgrounds, fields, disciplines and experiences. Talks will be curated around the theme, “Proud Past, Strong Future.” Talks should be between 3 to 18 minutes long, and will be recordedApplications are open until February 28, 2018. All applicants will be advised of their status no later than Monday, March 12, 2018.

For more information on speaking, including answers to frequently asked questions, visit our Speaker Guide (coming soon!). Click here to visit our website for the latest updates.

Apply to Speak

Schedule: To accommodate as many students as possible, we are offering three sessions which will be ticketed separately. Students can choose to attend any combination of sessions.

  • Session One: 9 – 10:30 a.m.
  • Session Two: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Session Three: 1 – 2:30 p.m.

To create a delightful experience and help avoid disruption, we ask that students commit to attending an entire 90-minute session and not leave early.

Tickets: Ticket information coming soon!


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, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. 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.)

Individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation or who have questions about physical access should visit the Access and Disability Services webpage for information.

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