TEDxIndianapolis 2015

Keep it Simple
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Christel Dehaan Fine Arts Center at the University of Indianapolis

In 2015, TEDxIndianapolis is focusing on slowing things down as we introduce our theme: Keep It Simple. We’ve selected an amazing group of speakers and performers to educate, enthuse, and enlighten.  See the completed speaker line up here. The sequence of speakers will be announced in late August.

Tickets for TEDxIndianapolis went on sale on July 20 and are now SOLD OUT. Enjoy the free, real-time live stream on October 20 — organize a viewing party with friends or co-workers.


9:20 AM – PERFORMANCE: Sound Art by Rob Funkhouser

9:30 AM – VIDEO: A message from TED curator Chris Anderson

9:34 AM – Maura Malloy: The masterpiece of a simple life

9:45 AM – Anthony Garcia: Why the next American city will be shaped by you

10:01 AM – Tyler Lennox Bush: Forging new narratives in a post-industrial region

10:18 AM – Chunlei Guo: Metal 2.0

10:29 AM – VIDEO: Eric Berlow: Simplifying complexity

10:34 AM – Bridgett Luther: How making stuff became a good thing

10:48 AM – MORNING BREAK: sponsored by Green BEAN Delivery

11:20 AM – Pauline Oliveros: The difference between hearing and listening

11:35 AM – Giang Dinh: A simple fold, one thousand words

11:41 AM – VIDEO: Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel

11:45 AM – VIDEO: Ric Elias: 3 things I learned while my plane crashed

11:51 AM – Emily Jacobi: Empower youth, change the world

12:03 PM – LUNCH BREAK: in the Schwitzer Student Center with activity by the United Way of Central Indiana

1:25 PM – PERFORMANCE: Juggernaut Jug Band

1:36 PM – VIDEO: John Maeda: Designing for simplicity

1:53 PM – Maurice Young: Homeless by design

2:06 PM – Mary McConnell: A n invitation to kids to plug in and connect to nature

2:17 PM – Mali Jeffers & Denver Hutt: Lunch with strangers will change your city

2:23 PM – PERFORMANCE: Pound with Andre Davis, YMCA

2:32 PM – AFTERNOON BREAK: sponsored by Green BEAN Delivery

3:04 PM – Creek Stewart: How wilderness skills enable personal transformation

3:17 PM – Susan Dynarski: Why financial aid is broken and a simple solution to fix it

3:30 PM – Paul Mahern: The neutral mind in a world of opinion

3:41 PM – VIDEO: Arianna Huffington: How to succeed? Get more sleep

3:45 PM – VIDEO: Alan Siegel: Let’s simplify legal jargon!

3:50 PM – Chris Baggott: The simplest way to feed the world

4:03 PM – David Engwicht: Add some magic to a public space near you

4:45 PM – AFTER PARTY: The Hinge Bureau, 719 Virginia Ave. Beer by Sun King