We’ve all heard of TED – Technology, Entertainment, Design. The annual conference in Monterey, CA makes for some of the most amazing, forward-looking videos on their site TED.com. Middlebury will be hosting a TEDx conference on October 3rd, 2010. A TEDx conference is an independently-organized TED conference that has speakers that follow the TED conference format. Our TEDx follows in the footsteps of TEDxMonterey, but will be open exclusively to Middlebury faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Videos, of course will be posted after the event which will occur in BiHall.

Cloe Shasha ’11 is the lead organizer with help from the Project on Creativity and Innovation in the Liberal Arts. So far, she has announced these speakers:

Stay tuned. Check out the Facebook group to stay up-to-date.