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TEDxABQ 2015

TEDxABQ 2015

TEDxABQ 2015 will showcase 20 of New Mexico’s most captivating speakers in science, healthcare, policy, technology, art, and the way we see the world. Live talks, stirring performances, fascinating audience members, interactive experiences, and short videos will inspire you to think in new ways and take action in our community. Join us for a day of inspiration, connection, and action!
When Sep 12, 2015
10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
Where Popejoy Hall
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What is TED?

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design – three areas that are collectively shaping our future. TED is an annual event where the world’s leading thinkers and doers are invited to share their passions.

What is TEDxABQ?

For six years running, TEDxABQ - the licensed conference has showcased New Mexico’s biggest ideas to sold-out audiences. Since our first event in 2009, response to our program has been overwhelming, and we have experienced exponential growth that is incredibly exciting.

This year, the event will highlight 20 remarkable homegrown ideas from New Mexico’s most passionate scientists, artists, activists, educators, healthcare advocates, and community members. TEDxABQ is about celebrating what is great about New Mexico. Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, ideas worth spreading, TEDxABQ events are designed to give New Mexico’s communities, organizations, and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through locally organized TED -like experiences.

What is a Hero Ticket?

$100 buys 1 adult admission to TEDxABQ on Sept 12 and gives 2 young people the opportunity to attend [email protected] on November 14. TEDxABQ will award the 2 tickets in October

What to expect:

TEDxABQ invites you to discover and interact with extraordinary thinkers and a community eager to exchange ideas and connect with each other. On stage, experience a line-up of dynamic speakers and performers, invited for their ability to inspire positive change. Off stage, engage with innovative community partners through TEDxABQ Adventures, a new program that offers eye-opening hands-on experiences to all. View the full speaker lineup at

The TEDxABQ experience

Start the day at 9:00 a.m. with stimulating conversations over a cup of locally brewed coffee and interactive exhibits created with our many community partners. The main TEDxABQ event begins at 10:00 am and includes an intricately curated full-day stage program featuring TED-style short talks, performances, video interludes and other surprises. Throughout the day there are conversation breaks and a lunch experience, where together with other attendees and speakers you will delve into the ideas introduced on stage. Conversations and opportunities to connect with event speakers, organizers and attendees will continue in a relaxed and intimate atmosphere at the post event mixer at Tractor Brewing Company Wells Park.

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