TEDx in Baltimore - Oct 2013

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Overview of TEDx events & programs in Baltimore, Maryland
By Sarge Salman

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TEDx in Baltimore - Oct 2013

  1. 1. TEDx in Baltimore Oct 2013 Sarge Salman, PhD TEDxBaltimore Licensee & Curator sargesalman@gmail.com
  2. 2. TED • Nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading • Conferences: TED, TEDGlobal, TEDActive, TEDWomen, TEDYouth • 18-Minute talks • www.ted.com : 1,500+ talks
  3. 3. TEDx • “x = independently organized TED event” • Volunteer driven, passion fueled • Since March 2009: 7,970 TEDx, 152 countries, 50 languages • YouTube: 32,000+ TEDx talks • My affiliations: (Licensee: Dave Troy)
  4. 4. TEDxBaltimore • • • • Since January 2013 To grow an engaged local TEDx community To globally connect TEDxBaltimore community Through: – Conferences – Initiatives – Events
  5. 5. Ideas Worth Spreading TEDxBaltimore 2013 Conference (J. Gunner, S. Salman) • Theme: “Baltimore: Re-wired” • Friday Jan 25, 2013 at Morgan State University • Speakers: 19; Tickets sold: 730; Sponsors: 28 • Programs: Roadshow, #MediaBrigade, Youth Reporter, Time Capsule Summary Report: http://goo.gl/DjYGc6 conferences initiatives events
  6. 6. Ideas Worth Spreading TEDxBaltimore 2013 Conference Brilliant Good Average Poor Yes No conferences Rate TEDxBaltimore 39% 46% 12% 3% Would you attend another TEDx event? 95% 5% initiatives events
  7. 7. Ideas Worth Spreading TEDxBaltimoreLive (D. Atzmon) • Wednesday Feb 27, 2013 at ETC • Tickets issued: 69 TEDxCity2.0 (D. Atzmon, E. Asal, N. Louissaint, S. Salman) • Friday Sep 20, 2013 at Urban League • Ticket sold: 105 conferences initiatives events
  8. 8. Ideas Worth Spreading TEDxWomen (M. Guerrero, S. Salman) • Thursday Dec 5, 2013 • Ticket sales: 80 (est.) conferences initiatives events
  9. 9. Ideas Worth Spreading TEDxBaltimore 2014 Conference (S. Salman) • Friday Jan 31, 2014 at Morgan State University • Theme: “Pioneers, O Pioneers!” • 15 Speakers • Programs: Roadshow, #MediaBrigade, Youth Reporter • TEDxBaltimore Initiatives (CASL, Calliope) conferences initiatives events
  10. 10. TEDxBaltimore Initiatives Problems Worth Solving • Local skills & ingenuity • Collaborations • PM: milestones & deliverables • Distribution of tools & solutions conferences initiatives events
  11. 11. Problems Worth Solving Project CASL (S. Salman) • Simultaneous live streaming sign language interpretation (ASL) • Deaf attendees at TEDxBaltimore 2014 Project 41B (S. Salman) • Recorded ASL interpretations of online TED/TEDx videos • Training curriculum development conferences initiatives events
  12. 12. Problems Worth Solving Project Calliope (T. Kilby, E. Pearson, E. Worthing, M. Sullivan, S. Salman) • Aerial cinematography + GPS + open data • Short film: 1870 Baltimore celebration of 15th Amendment conferences initiatives events
  13. 13. TEDxBaltimore Events Lunch • Monthly, To date: Roni Ellington, Mario Livio, Jonathan Weiner, Seema Iyer, Joe Ehrmann Salon (license pending) • Small gatherings, TED videos & discussion, recurring Adventures • Active, immersive, and unique monthly events • 5 To date conferences initiatives events
  14. 14. TEDxBaltimore Year-round Gatherings Showcasing Baltimore Ideas, People, and Innovations! conferences initiatives events
  15. 15. Thank You! www.tedxbaltimore.com twitter.com/tedxbaltimore facebook.com/groups/TEDxBaltimore/ instagram.com/tedxbaltimore slideshare.net/TEDxBaltimore sargesalman@gmail.com conferences initiatives events

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