It's Complicated: Getting From Intellect to Impact!

Often an “idea worth spreading” is complex, in the initial research stages, and being worked on by a team of experts who are used to communicating with other experts in the field. So how do we make that idea accessible for a broad audience? In this blog post TEDxAtlanta Speaker Coach Pam Leinmiller discusses how she worked with Krzysztof Czaja to make sure that his important message was both understood and valued by his audience.

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TEDxPeachtree 2016: Bringing Everyone #Together

2016 TEDxPeachtree conference: Together was held at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. The annual event drew international attendees and widespread watch parties for a day of embracing new and different ideas. The four sessions were broken into segments that approached the theme in various ways, with "X-Zone" activities crafted to bring attendees together outside of the presentations and an ATDC Innovation Studio in the lower level.

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Illuminated - Reflecting on the Brilliance of TEDxPeachtree 2014

The theme of this year's TEDxPeachtree was "illuminate," but it is nearly impossible to use one word to describe the October 17th gathering. Brainwave-derived art, personalized cancer treatment, artificial intelligence, talking dogs, mathematical origami and other amazing skills and discoveries were presented to a captivated audience at the Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta.

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TEDxPeachtree 2013: It's a wrap!

On November 8, 2013, TEDxPeachtree successfully catalyzed a capacity crowd of more than 500 attendees at the historic Buckhead Theatre with 17 informative talks categorized into four sessions. Catalyze, the 2013 conference theme, sought to capture and share the ingenuity of the human spirit and shine a light on works that could have a positive impact on the human condition.

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TEDActive 2013: An Intellectual Feast

You know how you sit down for a meal, maybe at Thanksgiving, where you eat so much you can hardly move? You feel so full you say to yourself, “Why did I eat so much?” Yet the food is so good you just can’t pass it up?  This is kind of what TEDActive was like--except with intellectual nourishment instead of food (although there was plenty of that available too).

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TEDxPeachtree 2011 Recap

With a worldwide audience and a conference hashtag #tedxpt that trended nationally on Twitter, TEDxPeachtree 2011 was a success. Throughout the eight-hour program, speaker after speaker took to the stage to give the 18-minute talk of their lives on breakthroughs in their respective fields. Whether it was education, autism research, disaster preparedness, mind control research or innovative thinking, the talks entertained, provoked, stimulated and even moved attendees to tears.

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