Through a Different Lens

  • | Des Moines, IA
  • Presented By: TEDx Des Moines
  • Dates: May 21, 2021
  • Location: TBA
  • Price: $100
  • Overview

    Join us on May 11, 2021, as TEDx returns to Des Moines! This event will feature speakers and entertainment from the entire Des Moines region.

    TEDxDesMoines is devoted to sharing the best of Des Moines by connecting through the TEDx “Ideas Worth Spreading” platform. We are currently planning our 2021 event, spotlighting all local yet global ideators, delicious local food, fantastic craft beverages & impactful collaborators. All of these elements come together for a truly immersive, engaging, inspiring, and entertaining event. Whether joining us for an event with live TEDx talks or a viewing party of TED or TEDWomen, you’ll find TEDxDesMoines to be a convener of local ideas sparking global conversation.

    The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia. TED's media initiatives include, where new TED Talks are posted daily; TED Translators, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established The Audacious Project that takes a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at thrilling scale; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

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    • Tickets are $100 each
    • NOTE: Knowing that we cannot predict what CDC COVID-19 regulations may be in place and/or the comfort level of attendees in May, the event may be a completely virtual experience).