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Apply to Speak at TEDxTaftAvenue

Do you have an idea worth spreading?

Apply to be a speaker!

THIS WILL BE A COUNTDOWN Event

Before applying see below

Countdown event

Countdown is a bold, global movement to find ways to rapidly shift to a world with net zero greenhouse emissions and tackle the climate crisis. Communities, schools, universities, businesses, nonprofits, and city representative offices are invited to participate. Understanding that now is the time to take back power on climate, TED works with incredible networks to ignite ideas, showcase solutions, and drive action locally.

  1. To apply record a two-minute video synopsis of your Idea Worth Spreading. Think of your video as casual and conversational but propelled by your passion and belief in the value of the community of your idea worth spreading (IWS) Your idea will be judged, not your professional speaking ability.​

Please include:
- Your name
- Your idea 
- What excites you about the idea
- What led you to the idea
- Why/how do you believe the community will benefit from your idea.

 

2. Upload your video to YouTube or Vimeo
3. Complete the speaker application form below entering
     the video link where indicated and submit it.

 

Here are some examples of effective application videos

Here's what TED and TEDx founder, Chris Anderson has to say about ideas worth spreading


TED’s Official Public Speaking Course
“What Are Ideas?”

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