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TEDxRaleigh Arrives November 2

Raleigh, NC – TEDx Raleigh 2013 is scheduled for November 2, 2013. The theme this year is “Quarry the Marvelous”

What is TED?

We have all seen TED talks on YouTube and in FaceBook posts, but what is TED?

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

Since 1984, TED has expanded to include conferences, the TED Talks channel, TED Conversations, TEDx community programs, TED Fellows and an annual TED prize. You can find out more about TED on the TED website.

What is TEDx?

Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis.

TEDx Raleigh 2013

The line up for speakers portend only great things for TEDx Raleigh 2013

  • Matt Tomasulo – Chief Instigator at @cityfabric and @walkyourcity
  • Aly Khalifa – Founder of @DesignBox + @SparkConner
  • Chris Marlow – Founder @helponenow
  • Mital Patel – Entrepreneur, Agitator @trianglestartup co-host
  • Bonner Gaylord – @citycampNC co-founder, Raleigh Councilmen
  • Kyle Berner – Intentional Wanderer @feelgoodz founder

Register now as this event is sure to sell out!

pumpkin-chuckShameless Tech Tank Plug

If TEDxRaleigh sells out and you are looking for something Tech to do on Nov 2, or if you are more of a Maker than Sit-and-Listen, get your inner Trebuchet on and register a team for Cary’s Great Pumpkin Chuck. Disclosure: Cary’s Great Pumpkin Chuck is co-sponsored by Tech Tank and the Town of Cary. Read the Cary Citizen article for more information.