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Applications open for TEDx Griffith speakers

Applications are now open for Griffith's first ever TEDx forum, inviting anyone with a piece to share to take the stage at Marian Catholic College.

Organisers have locked in the college to host the event, and said it's now full steam ahead on lining up a schedule of local speakers for the event at the end of August. Applications are now open and will close on April 19 before a 'pitch day' in early May.

Marian Catholic College to host inaugural Griffith TEDx forum as speaker applications open

The black box theatre at Marian Catholic College has been chosen as the venue for the inaugural Griffith TEDx forum and applications for prospective event speakers opened today (2 April).

TED [Technology, Entertainment, Design] Conferences are international talks posted online for free distribution under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”. TEDx is a grassroots offshoot of this concept whereby locals run forums in their towns independently.

Businesswoman secures licence to host first ever TEDx event in Griffith.

The world’s most famous public speaking forum will return to the Riverina in August 2024 after Griffith businesswoman Sara Pixley secured a licence to host a TEDx event in her town.TED [Technology, Entertainment, Design] Conferences are international talks posted online for free distribution under the slogan “ideas worth spreading”.

TEDx is a grassroots offshoot of this concept whereby locals run forums in their towns independently.“I have always loved TED talks,” Ms Pixley said. “I thought, we have so many great ideas here, so I want the whole world to see how awesome we are in Griffith.”

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