TED Talks-affiliated conference coming to Charlottesville - The Daily Progress: Local

weather
Saturday, October 25, 2014

TED Talks-affiliated conference coming to Charlottesville

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 4:54 pm | Updated: 6:28 pm, Tue Jul 2, 2013.

TEDxCharlottesville, an independently organized conference affiliated with the internationally known TED Talks, will host a conference and series of speeches on innovation at the Paramount Theater this fall.

The conference will be simulcast at the Jefferson Theater. The event will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15, organizers said.

TEDxCharlottesville organizers said the event will feature video presentations of two TED Talks, and speeches by 16 live speakers.

Speakers include doctors, teachers, a long-distance runner and an environmental entrepreneur. More information on all of the speakers is available at TEDxCharlottesville.com.

The purpose of the event is "... to stimulate passionate local citizens to see their world and their community in extraordinary new ways," a release from TEDxCharlottesville said.

TED Talks originated in 1984 and were designed to spread and build innovation in technology, entertainment and design. Since then, they have evolved into a series of conferences and speeches around the world, the company's website said. TED is a nonprofit organization.

Tickets to the event at the Paramount will be $100, event organizers said. Tickets grant access to all speeches, both videotaped talks, dinner, a reception and a musical performance at the Jefferson Theater. A detailed schedule of events is not yet available.

Tickets to the broadcast of the event at the Jefferson will be available, but prices have not yet been set.

This Week's Open Houses!
In the market for a new house? Visit http://realestateiii.com/open-houses/ to view this week's open houses. Open houses are updated on Thursdays for the coming week. We hope you will join us. Please contact one of our Sales Associates if you don’t see your dream home on this list. They will be happy to assist you in your home search.
5% OFF at Culpeper Window & Siding
5% OFF at Culpeper Window & Siding. (Cannot be combined with any other offer.)
Valley Volkswagen
Valley Volkswagen is the premier Central Virginia Volkswagen dealer with a convenient Staunton location and a large stock of new and used cars, trucks and SUVs - including fuel efficient hybrids. Visit www.MyValleyVW.com to see our inventory!
Buy 10, Get 1 FREE!
Buy 10 Gallons of Milk and Get 1 Gallon FREE!
Free Pick up & Delivery
Free Pick up & Delivery within 25 miles for your tractor, mower or zero turn. Call, stop in today or visit us online at www.arbortechsupply.com for more details. 
Sign Up Today! FREE Registration – a $125 Value!
Sign Up TODAY!  FREE Registration – a $125 Value at Kiddie Academy of Charlottesville! Call 434-202-1062 or stop by today for more information.