NOTE: We are no long er accepting speaker applications for 2022.
The mission of TEDxFaurotPark is to be a catalyst for positive change; we want to open minds with inspiring ideas. Our goal is to present talks on issues that matter to our community and to spark a real dialogue about how to make a difference.
If you have an idea that is clear, concise, compelling, original and relevant, we want to hear about it! Our speaker selection team reads all speaker applications. We want your application to be fantastic! Here are some tips for a successful application:
We are eager to consider ideas that:
What kinds of ideas are rejected? Ideas that are
Other advice from TED for potential speakers
Here are a few resources to help you develop your talk idea
Apply to speak at TEDxFaurotPark! Speaker applications will open February 7, 2022
NOTE: All potential speakers will need to complete the application.
March 28 — Last day speaker applications will be accepted
April 9 — Invitations for selected speakers to audition will be issued
April 18 – 30 — Speaker interviews (via Zoom)
May 9 — Final speakers and program announced
All speakers selected for the final program will work with volunteer coaches to help with talk development, stage presence, and graphic design, for any slides that are used.
TED and TEDx have non-negotiable guidelines regarding what cannot be shared from the stage. Please review the Content Guidelines before submitting your application. bit.ly/ted-guidelines
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