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Get ready for TEDxTexasTechUniversity 2015 on Feb. 28, 2015!

Disruptive ideas are taking shape all across the Texas Tech University System, and the time has come to share those ideas with each other and the world!

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2015 Speakers

Conference organizers posed the question “What if?” and received responses from individuals with a wide range of experiences and diverse backgrounds. Nationally-recognized experts and entrepreneurs will share the stage with representatives of local and regional business, academic, faith and technology communities and include:


Visit our YouTube page to watch the talks from our inaugural TEDxTexasTechUniversity.

TEDxTexasTechUniversity was held on Feb. 8, 2014, and was aimed toward increasing human connectivity and shared innovation in and around the Texas Tech University System and our local communities. The inaugural event was an opportunity for faculty, staff, students, and community members to learn about the exciting research, innovation, and idea generation taking place at our universities.

The TEDx program included 17 speakers who were divided among three sessions and have backgrounds in a vast range of areas, including art, science, music, and research. The theme for the inaugural event was Open Skies, Open Minds.

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx[name], where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDx[name] event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.