TEDxSMU 2010

TEDxSMU 2010 was held on October 16 at Dallas’ Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre, and as the culmination of the first ever Dallas Idea Week. Check out the pictures on Flickr and keep an eye on the Talks page to see the amazing speakers, performers and musicians from the conference.

Make us laugh. Make us cry.

The speaker line up for TEDxSMU 2010 was out of this world. Check out the incredible folks who joined us on stage at TEDxSMU.

Roger Black, Director, Danilo Black

Salah Boukadoum, Founder, Soap Hope

Baba Brinkman, Rapper

Majka Burhardt, Writer, Climber, and AMGA Certified Rock Guide

Andres Diaz, Cellist & Professor, SMU

Mick Ebeling, Founder, Not Impossible Foundation

Cari Guittard, Executive Director, Business for Diplomatic Action

Omar Jahwar, Founder, Vision Regeneration, Inc.

Frans Lanting, Photographer

Jim LeDuc, Director, Galveston National Laboratory

Bill Lively, President and CEO, North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee

Stephen Mills, Artistic Director, Ballet Austin

Anne Pasternak, President and Artistic Director, Creative Time

Steven Potter, Professor, Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati

Joshua Prince-Ramus, Principal, REX

Rives, Poet; Host, TEDActive; Host,  TEDxSMU

SMU SkunkWorks Innovation Gym featuring Austin Hodges & Nathan Huntoon

David Stern, Senior Rabbi, Temple Emanu-El

Kelly Stoetzel, Content Director & TEDActive Host, TED; Host, TEDxSMU

Ray Zahab, Adventure Runner & Founder, Impossible 2 Possible

Conference Schedule

9a | Conference Check In Opens & Caffeine
Check in at the Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre. Grab a jolt of java and a bite to eat before heading into the first session.

10a | TEDxSMU Session I

12p | Feed Your Tummy
We want you to stay energized, so plan to enjoy a light lunch with your new TEDxSMU friends. When you finish eating, don’t let the food coma take over! Spend some time exploring all the different levels of the Wyly Theatre.

1:15p | TEDxSMU Session II

3:15p | Take a Breather!
No doubt by now your mind is on overload. Take a minute to stretch your legs, share some ideas and check out what’s going on in the Plaza or join a Speed Ideating session on Level 9. Oh, and don’t forget to grab a snack.

4:15p | TEDxSMU Session III

6:15p | TEDxSMU Session IV – The After Party
Head across the street to the Winspear Opera House for the after party and a special concert presented by TEDxSMU in partnership with the AT&T Performing Arts Center and TITAS. This is your chance to be the featured speaker and to interact with the incredible presenters, performers, hosts, sponsors and people who made the day possible.

8:30p | If You’re Still Going Strong…
Our friends at CoHabitat have invited us to join them for the After-After Party. Come as you are. It’s just across Woodall Rogers at 2517 Thomas Avenue in State Thomas.

TEDxSMU Logistics, Parking + FAQ

TEDxSMU 2010 Program