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Bringing “Ideas Worth Spreading” to Casper

TEDxCasperLiveLogoDISRUPT! DREAM! CREATE! SUSTAIN!

You are invited to a live simulcast event featuring the 2013 TED Conference. On Feb. 27, 2013, transform your thinking at TedxCasperLive. The independently organized event licensed by TED features a live video feed of the speakers from the TED Conference being held in Long Beach, CA.

There are four different sessions throughout the day titled: DISRUPT, DREAM, CREATE, and SUSTAIN. In each of the sessions, you will get the chance to hear innovative, forward thinkers share their thoughts and ideas.

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 call TEDxCasperLive, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxCasperLive event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. This event is sponsored by the Natrona County School District and AdBay.

Tickets to the TEDxCasperLive event are FREE, but you do need a ticket to each session you would like to attend. To reserve your tickets for any of the four sessions, please visit the event Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/TEDxCasperLive and click “Join” on the corresponding EVENT page. Your tickets will be available at the Iris Theatre Box Office on the day of the show. Due to seating limitations in the auditorium, we can only accept the first 100 RSVPs for each session. Additional tickets will be available the week prior to the event at the following ticket outlets:

AdBay~(234 South David Street)
Wind City Books~(152 South Center Street)

About 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, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. 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.)

About TED
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Two major TED events are held each year: The TED Conference takes place every spring in on the West Coast (along with a parallel conference, TEDActive), and TEDGlobal is held each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily; the new TED Conversations, enabling broad conversations among TED fans; and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide.

TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

For information about TED’s upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/registration

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at [ http://www.facebook.com/TED ]http://www.facebook.com/TED
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