Meet the TEDxUniversityofNevada 2019 Non-Local Speakers

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Eight Local Speakers Poised to Deliver 2019 TEDxUniversityofNevada Talks

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TEDxUniversityofNevada 2019 Student Speaker Competition Is Accepting Applications!

Are you a student or do you know a student in the Reno/Carson/Tahoe area? Do you have a big idea?… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2019 Call For Speaker Proposals

TEDxUniversityofNevada returns to the Reno-Sparks Convention Center on February 23, 2019. Our call for speaker proposals is open now until… Read More

Recap of TEDxUniversityofNevada’s Session III Talks: Integral

The third and final session at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018—appropriately entitled “integral”— brought together a variety of essential and fundamental ideas to… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018 Session II Recap

Recap of TEDxUniversityofNevada’s Session II Talks: Equilateral From the treatment of Muslim women to immigration in America; from humility and… Read More

Audience Reactions from TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018

As a follow up to last month’s TEDxUniversityofNevada event, we asked various attendees to share their thoughts and reflections. Read… Read More

Recap of TEDxUniversityofNevada‘s Session I Talks: Vertex

In geometry, a vertex is a point where two or more curves, lines, or edges meet. At TEDxUniversityofNevada, Session I—appropriately… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018: A Stage for Transforming Whispers Into Bold, New Ideas

TEDxUniversityofNevada: A Stage for Transforming Whispers into Bold, New Ideas Imagine a room bursting with promise, packed with hundreds of… Read More

Featured Local Speakers at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018

Of the 21 TEDx speakers and performers sharing the TEDx stage at TEDxUniversityofNevada on January 27th, did you know that… Read More

TEDx Speaker and ESPN Sport Science Host John Brenkus to speak at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018

John Brenkus (TEDx Speaker and ESPN Sport Science Host) Coming to TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018 TEDx speaker John Brenkus has been a… Read More

Journalist and TEDx Speaker Mariana Atencio Returns to TEDxUniversityofNevada

Journalist Mariana Atencio Returns to TEDx Event in Reno as a TEDx Speaker. Think you’ve had a rough 2017? Just ask… Read More

TEDx Sponsor NV Energy Provides Strong Support for Many Nevada Causes

TEDx Sponsor NV Energy Provides Strong Support for Many Nevada Causes   We are honored to welcome NV Energy as… Read More

TEDx Speaker Lineup and Program for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018

Check Out The TEDx Speakers Lineup for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018 Prepare for a full day of inspiration when 18 speakers and… Read More

TEDx Speaker Allen Stone Performing at TEDx Event in Reno

TEDx Speaker Allen Stone Will Wow You at This Year’s TEDx Event in Reno Prepare to be wowed upon experiencing… Read More

TEDx Speaker Cara Brookins Coming to This Year’s TEDx Event in Reno

You Won’t Want to Miss TEDx Speaker Cara Brookins At This Year’s TEDx Event In Reno Prepare to be inspired… Read More

TEDx Sponsors | How Hometown Health and Renown Team Up to Make A Difference

Hometown Health and Renown are making northern Nevada a better place – Here’s Why They’re TEDx Sponsors. “Our goal is… Read More

Take a Journey Through New Ideas with an Experienced Guide

TED Radio Hour Introduces Listeners to a Wide Array of Ideas Worth Spreading. Want to take a riveting journey through… Read More

Microsoft is a Northern Nevada Tech Leader and One of Many Valued TEDx Sponsors

Microsoft recognized Northern Nevada’s Benefits well before other companies and corporations Northern Nevada policies benefiting manufacturing and business growth help… Read More

Tiffany Brown Asks: What Does TEDxUniversityofNevada Mean to You?

Buy Your TEDx Tickets Now TEDx team member, Tiffany Brown sits down for a discussion with TEDx Volunteers. To date,… Read More

Reno Events: TEDx speaker Sharyl Attkisson set to speak at TEDxUniveristyofNevada 2018

One of the Biggest Reno Events is happening this Winter: Sharyl Attkisson returns to speak at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018. As far… Read More

Reno Events: Jim James Set to Perform at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018

  Buy Your TEDx Tickets Now Jim James, the lead singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist of My Morning Jacket brings his… Read More

TEDx Sponsors | AT&T Connects You to TEDx Speakers and Ideas Worth Spreading

At TEDxUniversityofNevada, we believe in supporting innovative companies, and we’re thankful for the innovative companies that support us as TEDx… Read More

Where Are They Now? Past TEDx Speakers in the News This November

Have you ever wondered what some of our past TEDx speakers are doing now? What they have been up to… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada Moves TEDx Event to Reno Sparks Convention Center

You’re seeking out exciting Reno events – have you heard about TEDxUniversityofNevada? Of the many Reno events held each year, … Read More

Learning From The Pros: TEDWomen Highlights Feminist Perspectives

TEDxUniversityofNevada team member, Nicole Shearer, shares her thoughts after returning from TEDWomen in New Orleans, including potential local implications on… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada Returns to Reno in 2018 with Dynamic Speakers and Presenters

TEDxUniversityofNevada’s Reno event is back and better than ever TEDx events have been held in 2500 cities in 130 countries… Read More

TEDx Sponsors | What Drives TEDxUniversityofNevada: Dolan Auto Group

Through community involvement TEDxUniversityofNevada sponsors, like Dolan Auto Group, are changing what it means to be a Northern Nevada auto… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2018 Call For TEDx Speakers and Proposals

Our call for TEDx speakers is now open and will run until June 30. We are looking for great ideas… Read More

TEDxUniversityofNevada: Reno Events Supported By Local Sponsors & Community Collaboration

Here’s why Reno events like TEDxUniversityofNevada represent our community’s capacity for collaboration. TEDxUniversityofNevada is a locally organized and independent TEDx… Read More

What is TEDx? – A Call for Better Leadership, Citizenship, and Change

By Tiffany Brown Have you ever been a part of a team that failed miserably on a project, until someone… Read More

Q&A With TEDxUniversityofNevada Reno Events Organizer: Dr. Bret Simmons

Reno events like TEDx require mass amounts of coordination – one man knows this better than anyone. By Tiffany Brown… Read More

TEDx Speakers – Women in the Spotlight at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017

By Tiffany Brown Sixteen powerful, inspiring, and thought-provoking women graced the TEDx stage at this year’s TEDxUniversityofNevada event to share… Read More

TEDx Talks -Your Roadmap to Building a Healthy Identity

This month, TEDx team member Tiffany Brown discusses strategies and lists out TEDx talks that focus on building a personalized roadmap to… Read More

Aha Moments at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017, Told in Tweets

By Tiffany Brown Defined as “a moment of sudden insight or discovery,” an aha moment shuffles the order of something… Read More

Order Of TEDx Speakers – TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017

Check out the order for all of our TEDx speakers and get ready to be inspired at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017! We… Read More

TEDx Tickets Still Available!

We still have TEDx tickets available for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017! Regular tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster or in person… Read More

Why “Be Comfortable” Is Not the Best Clothing Advice for Public Speakers

What’s the first word that comes to mind when I ask how do you want to feel during your next… Read More

TEDx Speakers – Trust Yourself To Be Seen Onstage

If you were asked to describe your “Idea Worth Spreading” in one or two sentences, what would you say? I… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: Don’t Let This Silent Nemesis Sabotage Your TEDx Talks

What feedback do you most people want to receive after they’ve  delivered their TEDx talks? I’m guessing it would be something… Read More

Early Bird TEDx Tickets For TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017!

Early Bird TEDx Tickets Available Now! This is the can’t miss event of 2017! We have no plans to livestream… Read More

Our First Ever TED.Com video!

We’ve posted 82 videos from the 4 TEDxUniversityofNevada events we’ve held since starting in 2013. Many of our videos have… Read More

Student TEDx Speaker Competition – The Road To TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017

Every year, we reserve a spot on the TEDxUniversityofNevada program for the winner of the student TEDx speaker competition. The… Read More

Call For 2017 TEDx Speaker Proposals Opens June 1

The call for TEDx speaker proposals opens soon! TEDxUniversityofNevada 2017 will be held Saturday, January 21, 2017. Our goal is… Read More

TEDx Speakers: Authenticity Validates, Liberates

TEDx speakers know that being true to one’s authentic self requires transparency, honesty, and vulnerability. All three of these points… Read More

Creating More Conscious and Purposeful Relationships

TEDx speakers are known for uniting people around topics, passions, and ideas. This shaking up of the norm is precisely… Read More

TEDx Talks – Tackling Global Issues through Human Ingenuity, Passion, and Purpose

Living in complex world calls for complex solutions. At TEDxUniversityofNevada 2016 we heard from speakers like social entrepreneur Jennifer Gurecki… Read More

Re-Thinking Our Systems in the Name of Progress

Albert Einstein once famously stated, “No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it.” At… Read More

From Trauma to Hope: Discovering the Lives We Were Meant to Live

So much of our personal happiness depends on our innate ability to be true to our authentic selves, to be… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: TEDxUniveristyofNevada 2016: A Powerhouse Performance

  Another amazing TEDxUniversityofNevada event has wrapped! This year’s event brought a well-balanced mix of 25 dynamic speakers and performers… Read More

Order Of Presentation

Get ready to be inspired at TEDxUniversityofNevada 2016! Doors open at 8 am, Saturday, January 23, Pioneer Center for The… Read More

Social Media Contest and Giveaway for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be running a social media contest at this year’s TEDxUniversityofNevada event. Various… Read More

Ticket Sale End Dates

Ticket sales for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2016 have been excellent, so much so that we have to set the dates that sales… Read More

Early Bird Ticket Sale!

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Event Date And Ticket Sales Information

TEDxUniversityofNevada will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2016 in the Pioneer Center, downtown Reno, Nevada. Tickets will go on… Read More

Call For Speaker Proposals Closes June 22

When we opened our call for proposals on June 1, we asked those really motivated to be part of our… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: Social Responsibility in the Age of Social Media: Spread the Word

If you had the power to change anything in the world, what would it be? At TEDxUniversityofNevada’s 2015 event, there… Read More

Jennifer Knapp and Tim Snider Musical Performances

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, and this year we made a real effort to include entertainers on our… Read More

Life: A Democratic Process in the Making

Have you ever thought about life itself as a democratic process? Have you considered how the individual choices you make,… Read More

Ask Questions, Seek Novelty, Play More

What do the following TEDx speakers have in common aside from being investigative journalists, STEM educators, best-selling book authors, and… Read More

Little Actions, Big Impact

One of the unexpected takeaways from TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015 was the idea that small actions matter. Erica Greve, Jennifer Knapp, Liz… Read More

Making Choices in the Face of Fear

The TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015 event was a complete success, with all 20 speakers absolutely knocking it out of the park, each… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: Key Themes Emerge from TEDxUniversityofNevada’s 2015 Event

The neat thing about attending a TEDxUniversityofNevada event is the experience of listening to a constant stream of insights unfold… Read More

Livestream Link For TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015 will take place on January 23, 2015, from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT. The event is sold… Read More

Sold Out

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015 is sold out. We held a private pre-sale for the family and friends of our current and alumni… Read More

Call For Speakers Closes August 15

When we originally announced our call for speakers for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2015 back in May 2014, we set a closing date… Read More


We’ve been given a license by TED to broadcast one day of their next big event LIVE on Tuesday, March… Read More

Harnessing Knowledge, Maximizing Productivity, and Harvesting Intangible Assets

If you’re someone who hates the idea of seeing something go to waste, then there are two talks you’re absolutely… Read More

TEDx Speakers: Education is Always Evolving, and So Are You

TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014 produced some incredible TEDx talks to get you thinking about learning and personal development, what that actually means,… Read More

Get Bothered, Stay Bothered

What do non-profit leader Jamie Amelio, military veterans advocate Dr. Michael Haynie, emergency medicine physician Dr. Leana Wen, and University… Read More

Emerging From Grief and Pushing Through to Hope

Grief is something that we all must face; yet nobody ever wants to talk about it. According to the author… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: How to Understand, Analyze, Build and Foster Your Community

A key theme that emanated from several of the 2014 TEDxUniversityofNevada talks was the concept of community. Whether it be… Read More

Thoughts on productivity, leadership, performance and excellence and must read books

How lucky we were to have such accomplished and forward thinking business experts as Rex Briggs, Barry Posner, Michael Haynie,… Read More

Never Believe That a Few Caring People Can’t Change the World

One of the many unexpected themes that emerged from this year’s TEDxUniversityofNevada event was the idea that mothers often serve… Read More

TEDx Talks Topics: TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014: Discern, Impact, Innovate, Flourish

This year’s TEDxUniversityofNevada event featured an engaging and colorful assortment of speakers from a variety of dynamic and impressive backgrounds,… Read More

Agenda And Link To Live Webcast

Below is the agenda for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014. Opening remarks start at 8:45 am and we hope to be viewing our… Read More

Sold Out

Tickets for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014 went on sale yesterday morning and we sold out by 9 am. We appreciate the community’s… Read More

University of Nevada Student Speaker Competition

A group of students from The University of Nevada student groups Delta Sigma Pi and the Graduate Student Association are… Read More

RenoTahoe American Marketing Association ACE Award

We were very pleased to learn that TEDxUniversityofNevada and The Abbi Agency won the 2013 RenoTahoe AMA ACE Award for best… Read More

Call For Speakers Now Open for TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014

Our TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014 call for speakers is open from now until Monday, September 16, 2013. To receive the strongest consideration… Read More

Keeping The Conversations Alive

In September of 2011, 11 people died and 69 were injured when a plane crashed near the grandstands at the… Read More

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship

Unlike traditional business entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs primarily seek to generate “social value” rather than profits alone.  Social entrepreneurs act as… Read More

Thank You for Making TEDxUniversityofNevada 2013 a Success

The inaugural TEDxUniversityofNevada was held Friday, January 25, 2013. It was the first ever TEDx event to be held in… Read More

TEDx UNR – Uncovering Meaning in Tragedy as a Basis for Moving Forward

In 1949, psychiatrist Viktor Frankl wrote a memoir documenting his experiences inside the confines of four different Nazi death camps… Read More

Watch TEDxUniversityofNevada Via Livestream

We are glad to offer a live stream of TEDxUniversityofNevada! You can watch our event live at (click this… Read More

Press Release Announcing Our Speakers

It’s late Friday afternoon, so this press release won’t go out until Monday, but we are so excited we wanted… Read More

What Makes Great TEDx Speakers

We are looking for some great TEDx speakers to participate in TEDxUniversityofNevada! Our theme is creating community conversations, so we… Read More

Tiffany Brown

Tiffany Brown is a marketing professional with 10 years of experience working for global corporations such as CBRE, Trammell Crow… Read More

Jessica Torres

Jessica Torres is a small business owner in Reno, NV with a degree in Business Management from the University of… Read More

Mark Pingle

Professor Mark Pingle has been a member of the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Economics since 1990.   In 2012,… Read More