TEDx event one of the leading trends which every University and colleges want to follow. As it help Universities and colleges to spread their ideals and boost confidence of students.
TED is a non profit organization whose main agenda is to spread knowledge among people by organizing events which is also clear from the their official website’s introduction which states that
“we’re building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers.”
A TEDx event is a local gathering where live TED talks and videos previously recorded at TED conferences are shared with the community. Each TEDx event’s content and design is unique and developed independently.
In a TEDx event small talk about 18 minutes are conducted where speaker have to present their ideas and point of view on the theme in a limited period of time.
General Themes of TEDx events are related to science, business and global issues in more than 100 language.
TEDx events can be organized in any organization .To conduct events like this TED also provide their own guidelines for the success of the events.
To organize TEDx events the team of the event should make sure the following points to be follow.
1) Volunteer and staff should be properly recruited.
2) Venue of the events should be decided before.
3) For spreading the idea it is important to have confident speakers and well developed program.
4) Branding of the event is the next crucial task of organizing a event for promotion.
5) Another important factor is the audience to which the wise idea is being share.
5) Sponsors should be there for financial support and issues.
6)Video and photography is critical aspects as for the event to be spread it is important to have a proper Media Coverage.
7)Last and foremost is Post-event duties which is essential to be the host of TED events.
There are many DU college who have already organized TEDx events in their colleges like
Theme of the event is ” Living the Change.”This event occurred on October 16, 2015.
Theme of the event is “Looking Beyond.”This event occurred onJanuary 16, 2016.
Theme of the event “Reality beyond Inventions.”This event occurred on December 17, 2016.
And list go on.
Thereby, TEDx event is not only informative but also has become a style symbol for colleges and universities.
Written by Radhika Jindal