As we approach Thanksgiving, a few things we’re thankful for. Watching our seventeen speakers deliver their talks at “Now You Know” last Saturday was absolutely thrilling. I’ve had the pleasure of watching these speakers develop, refine and practice their talks over the last few months and to see them executed so well when it mattered the most took my breath away. Because the speakers delivered their talks so effortl
Super-cool bonus opportunity for Now You Know attendees: Pop-Up Talks by audience members If you’ve ever thought about doing your own TEDxSanAntonio talk, this might be your shot. For our upcoming TEDxSanAntonio “Now You Know” event on Saturday, November 12, we’re planning something brand new and SUPER COOL. Check it out: Up to 5 Attendees will have the chance to give their own “Pop Up” TEDxSanAntonio talk during the
You are invited to join us on Thursday, October 27th as we host the livestream of TEDWomen2016, live from San Francisco! It’s an all day event and it’s free. News of this opportunity has already leaked on social media, but let’s make it official: YOU SHOULD JOIN US for any and all of this event. All you have to do is register (note: registration has closed) and then come and go as you please throughout the day. Then
TEDxSanAntonio speakers are chosen because of the unique perspectives they bring to the world and to the San Antonio community. These perspectives are shared not only in the brief talks they offer to our main event audiences, but also in the books, films, music, and other artworks that have influenced them throughout their creative and professional lives. As part of our selection and coaching process, we ask speakers
Last Saturday’s “TEDxSanAntonio: You Think You Know” event was my first as the TEDx Licensee for TEDxSanAntonio and wow, WHAT A RUSH. I owe a huge debt of gratitude to our community of ~700 attendees, more than 100 volunteers, 17 Speakers, more than a dozen Sponsors and one awesome emcee who made the day so wonderful. I’ve heard from quite a few Speakers that the audience’s engagement an
If you weren’t at TEDxSanAntonio’s You Think You Know event on Saturday, March 5, you missed a very special moment: An onstage surprise marriage proposal (and we’re happy to say, it was accepted!). See emcee Sonny Melendrez’s blog for the full story. Congratulations and best wishes to programming committee volunteers Lu Liu and Amy Zhang from the TEDxSanAntonio community!
Speaker Colin Lang, Alamo Heights teacher and leader of the Aerospace Studies program, is the primary focus of a great, in-depth article in Silicon Hills News about TEDxSA’s You Think You Know event. Silicon Hills News is a startup technology news site that covers San Antonio and Austin’s tech scene.
It’s almost time for our Spring Main Event! Check out our list of speakers here: 2016 Spring Event Speakers Have you requested your ticket yet? Tickets are available at tedxsanantonio.com. Tickets are $85 per person. After February 29th, tickets will only be available at the door for $100. Remember, each person must request their own ticket. Students (with ID) can request a ticket for only $45. Get yours
TEDxSanAntonio was out on the town Monday night for TED in Cinemas broadcast of TED 2016: Dream – Opening Night at the Bijou! Viewers were treated to an exciting selection of speakers. Opening Night featured talks from Shonda Rhimes, A.R. Rahman, Riccardo Sabatini, Bill T. Jones, and many others. Thank you to everyone who attended and those who volunteered their time. Check out these photos from the event (mor
We need your help! After our Spring Main Event, Fiesta for the Mind will be holding a silent auction to benefit TEDxSanAntonio. Funds raised during our auction allow us to put on events like TEDxYouth, TEDxSA Women, and our Main Event. We are looking for local artists to donate painting or photography pieces for our silent auction. We want to represent San Antonio’s rich art community with our selection of pi