TEDx Wilmington Events


TEDx is a program of independently organized TED events, and in August 2012, it arrived in Wilmington! After Ajit George was granted the TEDx license in the fall of 2011, each year presents more grand speakers and valuable events. Here are some events that made us known in the TEDx Community!

TEDx Talks: Unveiling the Power of Ideas Worth Spreading

The power of TEDx speeches has grown significantly in the area of intellectual advancement and idea dissemination. TEDx conferences, which have their roots in the well-known TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences, have developed into regional forums for people who are passionate about exchanging novel concepts and igniting intellectual debate. This essay explores the significance, history, and enormous influence of TEDx speeches in releasing the power of ideas worth disseminating.

Who's in the Driver's Seat? The Transformation of Transportation

TEDx Wilmington held the first TEDx Salon dedicated to ideas worth spreading in transportation on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, in Wilmington, Delaware. We want to explore what a more mobile future looks like – from the impact of autonomous vehicles to supersonic travel worldwide to more integrated travel networks – what's your idea worth sharing?

TEDx and the Future of Education: Ideas for Transforming Learning

TEDx talks have gained importance in influencing the path of the massive shift that is currently taking place in education. Let's explore the connection between TEDx and education, shedding light on forward-thinking concepts that could change how we teach and learn.

TEDxWilmingtonSalon: Fireside

On the winter solstice of 2017, we came out of the cold and dark into the warmth and light of the community for a "fireside chat." This unique TEDxWilmingtonSalon featured a variety of Event Speakers who bring us illuminating ideas worth spreading.

The Evolution of TEDx: From Local Initiatives to Global Phenomenon

TEDx has grown from its modest beginnings into a global phenomenon that joins people all over the world in the spirit of ideas worth spreading. TEDx is a locally run outgrowth of the famed TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences.

TEDxWilmingtonED: Education Possible

The first annual TEDxWilmingtonED conference was held on Friday, February 9, 2018. Through an exciting lineup of curated TED and TEDx Talks, explored the many aspects of this year's theme: Education Possible. These talks explored the positive impact that education has on young minds and some areas needing vast improvements.

Event Speakers included educators, students, and parents, but all of our Event Speakers sought. To create and explore a better global environment for learning. This TEDxWilmingtonED Conference license followed the same format as the TEDxWilmington Annual Conference.

TEDx Speakers Who Redefined Leadership: Inspirational Stories

The driving force behind society growth, creativity, and change is leadership, in all of its manifestations. TEDx speakers have taken the stage to provide new ideas, redefining leadership in ways that excite and encourage, even though established leadership styles have their advantages. Let's investigate the experiences of TEDx speakers who have reimagined leadership, defied expectations, and left a lasting impression on the globe.

Salon: Innovation in Healthcare

A conversation about innovations in health and medicine from experts all across the nation. This TEDxWilmingtonSalon @Nemours showcased nine Event Speakers who gave nine impressive TEDx Talks.

TEDxWilmingtonSalon: Technology & Innovation

After an overwhelming response, TEDx Wilmington held the first TEDx Salon dedicated to ideas worth spreading on "Technology and Innovation" on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, in Wilmington, Delaware. Top global thought leaders, evangelists, and financial practitioners shared their experiences and knowledge on several key business and technology topics.

These Event Speakers pulled from their experiences, proven practices and shaped into their ideas worth spreading. The event's main speaker was Gregory Allen, CEO of ASAP Finance, financial expert and loan adviser for people with low credit scores in need of emergency funding. Allen presented the importance of teaching financial literacy, putting a special focus on affordable lending for every citizen. To support his idea, he has introduced the lending industry's latest developments: One Hour Loans Bad Credit and Online Same Day Loans.

TEDxWilmington Conference 2017

Now more than ever, with the advancements in technology, we see our world become limitless. What limits have you overcome in your life? We challenge our community to be endless and take on the most challenging issues that we are facing today. Be limitless. We encourage each of our Event Speakers to engage the audience with questions that tie "Limitless – Ideas Beyond Borders" into their talks.

Our theme was incorporated by the 35 Event Speakers from 3 countries, including Australia, the British Virgin Islands, and the United Kingdom. It has also brought together 14 states, including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Virginia, who gave 33 TEDxWilmington talks.

TEDxWilmington Women

On Thursday, October 27, 2016, this event was held at the historic World Cafe Live at The Queen in downtown Wilmington. There were be four sessions throughout the day, with each session lasting for 90 minutes with a 60-minute break in between. One of the 90-minute sessions was a live simulcast of TEDx talks given at TEDWomen in San Francisco. This event highlighted women that are change-makers and creators in their fields.

7th Annual TEDxWilmington Conference: NOW WHAT?

The 7th Annual TEDxWilmington Conference was the 31st TEDxWilmington event since TED granted the license to Ajit Mathew George in 2011. The theme for 2018 was "NOW WHAT?" We live in an age of information with a seemingly endless flow of ideas, yet we have almost no idea what to do with the most of the time. With excellent resources at our fingertips, we pose the vital question of what to do with it all.

What is the next step in the right direction? NOW, WHAT? 2018's annual conference showcased 30 speakers and performers (plus a horse!) from around the world who presented their Ideas Worth Spreading in a TEDx talk.

Events Speakers

Vicky Kelly

The Paradox of Trauma-Informed Care

David Tuttleman

Cultivation—From Colleagues to Community to Cannabis: How simple Connections Can Change Your Life and the World

Gregory Allen

Importance of Teaching Financial Literacy

Jason Treu

How to Get CoWorkers to Like Each Other

Twin Poets

Two Poets, One Vision: The Art Of The Spoken Word

Jacqueline Means

STEM: Today's Girls, Tomorrow's Scientists

Gabriela Pereira

Creativity is a Craft and it Belongs to Everyone

Ellie Laks

"My Gentle Barn" Learning To Listen!

Braeden Mannering

A Boy, a Brown Bag and a Tidal Wave of Change

Events Recap