Friday, June 6, 2014

The Schedule and Some Last Minute Reminders!

Welcome to TEDx Madison 2014! Below is all of the important information you'll need to make the most of your TEDx experience this Saturday. 

NOTE: Please plan to stay for the full day -- one of the major focuses of a TED or TEDx conference is the interaction, connections and conversations among attendees and speakers. Trust us, it'll be more than worth "giving up" a Saturday!

Getting There ---------------------------------------------------------
Attire ------------------------------------------------------------------------
Dress however you'd like. Fancy, casual, in-between -- whatever makes you comfortable and expresses your style is alright with us. It may be good to bring a jacket in case you get a little chill in the theatre.

Schedule ----------------------------------------------------------------
8:00-9:00 -- Arrival, coffee and breakfast
  • Dave Cieslewicz
  • Becky Splitt
  • Jordan Ellenberg
10:00-10:45 -- Break
  • TED Talk Video
  • Rachel Krinsky
  • Heather Kirkorian
  • Ben Sidran
12:00-1:15 -- Lunch
  • TED Talk Video
  • Elizabeth Katt-Reinders
  • David Maraniss
  • Willie Ney
2:30 onward -- After-party at 100state

Included -------------------------------------------------------------------
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Beer at the after-party
  • Special limited-edition TEDx Madison gear
  • Related books, chosen by the speakers, will be available for purchase over the lunch hour from a Room of One's Own Bookstore
  • Inspiration galore
Bring -------------------------------------------------------------------------
  • A sweater, coat, or jacket (it can get a little chilly in the theatre)
  • Reusable coffee mug
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Pen & paper and/or devices for recording notes and ideas
  • Optional: A blanket to spread on the Capitol Lawn for lunch (though it looks like rain)
  • An open mind
  • Enthusiasm and energy

Let us know if you have any questions -- see you Saturday!

Adam,  Andrew, Candace, Flora, & Josh
TEDx Madison Committee