presenting our 2019 conference

ted x uiuc: emerge


what is tedx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxUIUC, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxUIUC event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.


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2019 conference

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An experience like nothing else
— Attendee