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TEDx Youth@Miami – Currators Looking for Student Submissions

August 9, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


In the spirit of allowing the youth of our community to share powerful ideas worth spreading, The Cushman School and a team of TEDxYouth@Miami volunteers are seeking presenters with inspirational ideas worth sharing for the November 22nd, 3rd Annual TEDxYouth@Miami event at the Adrienne Arsht Center. The program will be live-streamed internationally.  TEDxYouth@Miami is open to the entire South Florida community, including students from colleges and universities, as well as public, private and homeschooled organizations who represent some of the finest thinkers and doers in our city.

If you want to share an idea that evokes passion, solicits curiosity and ignites creativity in others, find out more at www.tedxyouthmiami.com.

Event Submission Overview:


The Selection Committee is seeking youth ages 6-25 who have extraordinary voices or other means to share a unique story or unusual perspective—and convey it in a dynamic way.  This 1½ hour event will highlight a select number of young presenters’ ideas to bring new insight and hope to a live audience at The Adrienne Arsht Center. TEDxYouth@Miami will also be live-streamed to a global audience.

Presenter criteria & Selection Process:

  • Local youth ages 6-25 years of age
  • 3-5 minute talk or presentation
  • Youth who can present their passion in a new light using unique presentations, visuals and/or performing arts skills to underscore their message
  • Diverse demographics, ethnicities, backgrounds, subject matter
  • Submission of talk or presentation proposal via video/CD (If it is a ‘talk’, it doesn’t need to be memorized at this time. However, it must be memorized by September 30th when the event practices begin.)
  • Register at www.tedxyouthmiami.com.


TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as

a four-day conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support

those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world’s

leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18

minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have

included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson,

Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and

former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown.


For information about TED’s upcoming conferences, visit

http://www.ted.com/registration.  Follow TED on Twitter at

http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED


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August 9, 2013
8:00 am - 5:00 pm