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Theme: Challenge Accepted

Grand Forks, ND, United States
February 7th, 2014

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About this event

TEDxGrandForks: Challenge Accepted took place on February 7, 2014 at the Empire Arts Center in downtown Grand Forks. This independently organized event, operated under a license from TED, was aimed at creating dialogue and action as well as giving the region’s best and brightest a platform for sharing their thoughts, ideas, and calls to action.

At TEDxGrandForks, TED Talks videos and live speakers combined to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, were self-organized.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Mark J. Lindquist
    You Said You Wouldn't Forget
  • Anna Hovet
    The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs: Advantages of the Millenial Mindset
  • Diana Laufenberg
    Civility & Citizenship
  • Tamarah Gehlen
    Living Large At Any Size: Creating a Path for Change
  • Barry Striegel
    Cowpreneurs: Lessons from a Pasture Classroom in Opportunity Recognition, Risk, & Reward
  • Timothy Henry
    Stem Cell Therapy: Beyond the Headlines
  • Dave Batcheller
    Building Companies That Last
  • Carly Flaagan
    Symphony of Science: Music Therapy in Health Care
  • Carolyn Becraft
    Leadership & Social Change

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Venue and Details

Empire Arts Center
415 Demers Avenue
Grand Forks, ND, 58201
United States
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Organizer 197174

Tyrone Grandstrand
Grand Forks, ND, United States

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Rebecca Grandstrand
Grand Forks, ND, United States

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Emily Burkland
Core Team
Hana Mattern
Core Team
Hannah Bahnmiller
Core Team
Samantha Nienow
Slide Deck Designer
Daniel Folkers
Tasha Rohlfs
Speaking Coach