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.

Oct 8

Ticket Giveaway!

Category: Video

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 [...]

Oct 7

Meet the Performer: Audrey Baran

Category: Video

  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 [...]

Oct 7

MEET THE PERFORMER: HERRISON CHICAS

Category: Video

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 [...]

Oct 2

Meet The Speakers: Laura Alma McCarthy

Category: News

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 [...]

Oct 1

Meet The Speakers: Chip Edens

Category: Video

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, [...]

Oct 1

Meet The Speakers: Doug Rader

Category: Video

  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 [...]

Sep 30

Renewal: What it means

Category: Video

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 [...]