TEDxSMU 2015

TEDxSMU 2015 will feature a day-long lineup of speakers, performers and musicians who will riff on this year’s theme of "Unexpected."

The program includes a breakfast, lunch, snacks, after party, 23 ideas worth spreading, and lots of new friends.

Speakers will include:

  • Julia R. Barton, Editor, producer and writer at PRI
  • Mike Baughman, Union Coffee | Community Curator
  • Catalyst Arts Movement
  • Tracy Brown, Author & President of Diversity Trends
  • Ethan Decker, Vice President - Insight & Strategy of The Integer Group
  • Trevor Douglas, American Idol and loves science
  • Seth Fairchild of Chahta Foundation
  • Dr. Maria Dixon Hall, Associate Professor of Communication Studies at SMU
  • Mant Hawkins, Principal & CEO of 4D Circle
  • Alice Laussade of The Mother of Meat Fight
  • Al Letson, Host & Creator of radio show State of the Re:Union
  • Noelle LeVeaux, Chief Marketing Officer of Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Tania Luna, Surprisologist
  • McKinney Boyd High School Living Roof Team
  • Jake Minton, Kindergarten Teacher at St. John’s
  • Kristina Newman-Scott, Director of Culture Dept. of Economic & Community Development at the State of Connecticut
  • Candy Peterson, Marit Peterson Fund for Melanoma Research
  • Ann Ranson, President of Intentions Work and By the Grace of Tea
  • Scott Sherman, Director at Transformative Action Institute
  • Jessica Shortall, Author of Work. Pump. Repeat.
  • Jon Stolk, Executive Director of Caruth Institute for Engineering Education at SMU
  • Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao of BioCellection
  • Joaquin Zihuatanejo, Street Poet

Event Details


10.17.15 | 10:00 am


Moody Performance Hall
2520 Flora St.
Dallas, TX 75201

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