What is TED?
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less.

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What is TEDx?
TEDx was created in the spirit of TED’s mission of Ideas Worth Spreading. TEDx is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to bring people together to share a TED-like experience. 

What is TEDxNortheasternU?
TEDxNortheasternU is being created in the spirit of TED’s mission of Ideas Worth Spreading to Northeastern University. TEDxNortheasternU is designed to give a unique experience
of interdisciplinary talks and interactions
to the attendees. 


Relevance
TED covers a variety of topics falling under the categories of
TED=Technology Entertainment and Design. TED is an internationally known organization with substantial influence
in these industries. TEDx brings new interdisciplinary ideas to new people and we want to support ideas worth spreading. 

Audience
There will be 100 attendees present at the event plus additional viewing from those following the live stream. The audience will primarily be comprised of Northeastern University Community members as well as people from the general Boston community. After the event, the video of
each speaker will be posted online for potentially millions to see through TED’s video platform.