TEDxKU 2017 | September 30, 2017

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Reflections

Our theme this year is Reflections.

TEDxKU 2017 | Reflections

The theme we chose is “Reflections.”  It is common to reflect on the past.  There is a lot we can learn from our own past or the pasts of others.  More importantly, we often forget to reflect on who we are today, in the present.  It is all too easy to forget our present intentions, the beauty of life and existence, and to share time with those we love.  “Reflections” is about what makes us who we are, and what we can do to improve our existence and the lives of those around us.

TEDxKU 2017 | Speakers

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Jen Harris

Jen Harris

Donna Hessel

Donna Hessel

Ana Paula Mumy

Ana Paula Mumy

Alan Grant

Alan Grant

JT Molina

JT Molina

Susanna Lee

Susanna Lee

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch

Phil Duncan

Phil Duncan

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WHAT IS TED?

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman. 

The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast event in nearby Whistler. The annual TEDGlobal conference will be held this October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. TED's media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

WHAT IS TEDX?

x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)