TED Women: Invented Here On Friday, December 6, 2013 from 6:30 – 9 pm, we’ll gather at Geekdom to watch a session of the TEDWomen Simulcast together. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and anyone under 18. Scholarships We will make a limited number of scholarships available, and we’re inviting the community to sponsor additional attendees when they purchase tickets. If the ticket price is a barri
Some TEDxSanAntonio volunteers are considering putting together a TED Youth viewing event on Saturday, Nov. 16. If you are interested in participating, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with a note about your interest, and your contact info.
Rehearsals are Tomorrow! The amazing TEDxSanAntonio Minds Wide Open Speakers will be rehearsing at Rackspace tomorrow, preparing to deliver the talks of their lives. Our tech production crew, headed by George Riley, Bob Hotard and the capable folks at JSAV, will run through the show, rehearsing the complex transitions required for this combination live performance, video shoot, and webcast event. We’re so pleas
TEDxSanAntonio Minds Wide Open 2013 speakers have been selected. See the 2013 speaker list. For more information on speakers or to schedule interviews, contact Deborah Martin at (210) 216-6493. Our speaker selection and curation committee sent emails to all speaker applicants (and check and double-checked) but we did hear from some of you who did not receive the notification. Please accept our apologies if this happe
Purpose In this first Salon event for TEDxSanAntonio, we will explore how we, as humans, create a meaningful life. Over the last 10 years, a variety of fields of study have converged to help chip away at the BIG questions in life. From multiple perspectives, including: psychology, neuroscience, religion, philosophy, and even theoretical physics, a picture is beginning to emerge that WE are the creators of our own mea
Our next “All Hands” volunteer meeting will be held Tuesday, April 9, from 6 – 7:30 pm at Clarity Child Guidance Center. If you attended the kickoff and signed up for a committee – or even if you didn’t – you are more than welcome to come help us build TEDx community in San Antonio. Committee Chairs and Organizers will be on hand discussing and working on the primary event of the y
TEDxSanAntonio 2012 speakers stood proud in front of a stunning, innovative set design. And there’s an interesting story behind it. Lake Flato Architects are TED and TEDx fans, and they volunteered to design the set for the 2012 event. The design was not only a visually impressive backdrop, but, like Lake Flato architecture projects, is creative in meaningful, purposeful ways. The firm excels at sustainable building
Welcome guest blogger Vanessa Rogers. Rogers, after getting a Communication Studies degree from the University of Texas at Austin, spent three years teaching English in Chile and South Korea after a study abroad program in Italy stirred her wanderlust. She is currently studying in an international MBA program at UTSA to expand her skillset and to one day own her own business. I heard about TedxSanAntonio through the
The big day is near. If you’re participating in the epic-ness that is TEDxSanAntonio, here are a few tips to make the most of your experience. 1. Arrive early. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Allow time to park and walk a few minutes to the Dicke Art Building. Grab a cup of coffee and meet some new people. 2. Stay until the very end. Serendipity rules at TEDxSanAntonio. The speaker you are least interested in hearing
Want to be involved in TEDxSanAntonio but can’t quite figure out how? We’ve got a perfect opportunity for you. It takes a village to put on TEDxSanAntonio, and we’re looking for a few good men (and women). Don your volunteer hat and sign up today to work on Saturday, October 15 during the event. There are opportunities for everyone, so no matter your talent, we’re sure to have a need to fill.