We are excited to announce we are giving TWO tickets away for our talks on October 24! We will pick a winner on Friday, October 17! How to enter: Share on our social media sites [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram] why you want to attend. Photos and videos are encouraged. Use the hashtag #TEDxCLT! *Your [...]
TEDxCharlotte 2014 comes together on October 24th.
Join an intimate fifth edition of TEDxCharlotte. Our upcoming conference will continue a fresh tradition of focusing on brilliant speakers, but the event will be limited. That means we can only offer 400 in-person seats to both returning and new attendees. The conference takes place at Label at the NC Music Factory on October 24th, 2014.
Audrey Baran is the founder and Artistic Director of Baran Dance, a contemporary dance company which seeks to make dance more accessible and inspiring in the Charlotte area. After graduating Magna cum Laude from UNC Charlotte with a BA in Dance, Audrey went on to perform with a variety of dance companies and at [...]
Herrison Chicas is a professional Spoken Word Artist from Uniondale, New York. He is currently the Champion of the TEDxUNC Spoken Word Slam, and has been a Finalist in the Slam Charlotte, as well as the Bull City Slam. He was also a semi-finalist in the 2010 Brave New Voices Poetry Slam, and has been [...]
Laura Alma McCarthy says she started Swaraj Yoga (“swaraj” is Sanskrit for “self-rule”) totally by accident. She is an artist by trade as well as a yoga practitioner, and had started teaching at a yoga studio for some extra cash. “I found [yoga] made a big change in my overall functioning,” she says. “But I [...]
Chip Edens is the rector of Christ Episcopal Church, a 5600 member congregation in Charlotte, North Carolina. Chip is the moderator of the Faith Forum – a conversation about issues of faith and culture. Over the last number of years he has led conversations with thought leaders – New York Times bestselling authors, theologians, artists, [...]
Douglas Rader advises EDF leadership on the scientific aspects of policies and programs affecting oceans. He works with national and regional teams to leverage cutting-edge science in current Oceans Program projects and emerging ocean issues. His efforts include stronger fisheries management policies and programs that align conservation with the business of fishing, improved coastal [...]
Renewal What does renewal mean to #TEDxCLT? We chose this concept for the theme of our 2014 conference for a few reasons. This is the chance for TEDxCharlotte to return to an open, broader event that allows for more attendees, presenters and ideas. It’s a chance to get back to the fall timeframe, which to [...]