What is TEDxIIITA?
TEDx is a program of local, self-organized event that brings people together to share ideas worth spreading. At a TEDx event, TED Talks videos and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
What is TED?
TED is an annual event where some of the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share what they are most passionate about. “TED” stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design — three broad subject areas that are, collectively shaping our future. And in fact, the event is broader still, showcasing ideas that matter in any discipline. Attendees have called it “the ultimate brain spa” and “a four-day journey into the future.” The diverse audience — CEOs, scientists, philanthropists — is almost as extraordinary as the speakers, who have included Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Frank Gehry, Paul Simon, Sir Richard Branson, Philippe Starck and Bono.
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What are the details of TEDxIIITA?
TEDxIIITA will be held in the main auditorium of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad on January 31, 2016. The event will run from mid-morning to the early evening (a final schedule is still pending). Our audience will consist of students from IIIT Allahabad, leading professors and researchers, area leaders and visionaries. The event is invite only since we want participants who will truly appreciate the TED concept. Our event will be limited to 100 audience members in compliance with the TEDx rules.