Texas Tech University to Host TEDx Conference in 2014 - KFYO News/Talk 790

Organizers for the first TEDxTexasTechUniversity event are searching for speakers to fill next year’s event. TEDxTexasTechUniversity will be held February 8, 2014 at the Texas Tech School of Law. The event will feature live webstreams and limited seating of up to 300 at the Texas Tech School of Law.

“This is a great moment for the university system in hosting our first TEDxTexasTechUniversity event,” said Ron Banister, assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) and conference organizer. “It is an excellent opportunity to be part of the passion of the TED organization and to join the TEDx global community. TED has a longstanding reputation for sharing cutting-edge concepts in the areas of art, education, design and technology. Our passion for innovation and the university’s unique efforts to envision, create and implement new ideas will be the cornerstone of this conference.”

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