TEDxBaylorSchool Conference Is Sept. 16

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Nearly 20 local and national speakers will share their ideas at the TEDxBaylorSchool conference on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in Baylor's Alumni Chapel. Tickets are on sale for $15 for students and $25 for adults at www.tedxbaylorschool.com

The theme, “Fast Forward: Past, Present, Future,” will challenge the audience to explore the past, assess the present, and invent the future.  

Eight of the 18 speakers who will present their ideas at the TEDxBaylorSchool event are traveling from various parts from the country, including Sam Feinburg, executive director of Helena Co., a global think tank in Los Angeles focused on executing projects that improve the world; and Liz Kislik, founder and CEO of Liz Kislik Associates, a firm management consultancy based in New York. 

To access to the complete list of speakers and their topics, please click here

"Our goal for the TEDxBaylorSchool event is to put the extended Chattanooga community onto a trailblazing global activity map that is watched, shared, and discussed by the world's top cognitive leaders," said Liam Zhang, the event organizer and a Baylor School senior. "Through our theme, 'Fast Forward: Past, Present, and Future,' we aim to showcase how the different aspects of our world are changed and developed over time." 

Light snacks will be provided during the event and attendees will be free to leave campus for lunch. A shuttle service will run from the parking area to the chapel. Short breaks will be included throughout the event. 

Event sponsors are Whole Foods and Erlanger. 

Tickets are available online at www.tedxbaylorschool.com. A digital or hard copy of the ticket will be required at the entrance. For more information, go to the event website, www.tedxbaylorschool.com, or to the event's social media pages. You can also find more information about the TED organization.







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