It causes an electric feeling through your body, changes the expression on your face, liberates an exclamation, smacks you in the head, raises your heart rate, causes joy, relief, and explosively unleashes pure energy.  It is the thrill of discovery. I’ve found it! That’s it! I got it!

Join the conversation! The application period will be open from June 1, 2017 through August 15, 2017.

To get started, please review the information under More.   Then click Submit

If you wish to work on your submission later, click Save Draft on the bottom of the page. We recommend you save frequently in case something happens. Your application will only be sent to TEDxCoconutGrove once you press Submit.

Ends on August 15, 2017
We are thrilled that you want to apply to speak at TEDxCoconutGrove.

We seek ideas that are innovative, original, and strike at the heart of TED’s overall mission: ideas worth spreading.

If you are chosen to speak at TEDxCoconutGrove, preparation for your talk will be a significant commitment. Chosen speakers will address a select audience from South Florida, and their talks will be accessible online. You may even end up on where most talks are viewed at least 100,000 times, and some have several million views.

Please submit your application by August 15th. We expect many excellent applications and a difficult vetting process. If your application is accepted, you will be notified no later than September 30th.

For promotional purposes, please keep in mind that this event is independently organized under a license from TED. It is not TED proper.