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Theme: "________ for a Change"

This event occurred on
November 11, 2011
4:00pm - 9:00pm MST
(UTC -7hrs)
Mesa, AZ
United States

The theme for 11.11.11 is "_______ for a Change" and features speakers who are exploring unique ideas that have brought about unexpected, interesting, and positive changes. The blank in "_______ for a Change" is filled by each speaker's topic.

Ultimately TEDxPhoenix is an incubator for great ideas, a perfect opportunity to meet people who are doing interesting things, and a way to explore the interconnectivity that joins us. Our mission is simple, we want to gather the Valley's leading thinkers and doers and offer them one evening of remarkable talks, unexpected connections, and powerful insight and inspiration.

We've listed several of our confirmed speakers below, and to see the latest speaker lineup, apply to speak at TEDxPhoenix 11.11.11, and stay up-to-date on our event, please visit:

* We can be reached at info [at] with any questions you may have about the event.

Mesa Arts Center
One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ, 85201
United States
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Kelli Anderson

"designs and creates the unexpected"

Michelle Blades

"plays a mean ukulele"

Brenda Brathwaite

"trail blazes through game design"

Katie Goodman

"finds our voice through laughter"

Samuel Chelpka

"four-year-old reciter of poetry"

Rick Guidotti

"creates social change through photography"

Marc Mertens

"fosters connections amongst thousands of strangers"

Jane Poynter

"Biosphere 2 crewmember and queen of green"

Jacob Soboroff

"challenges our views about voting"

Anne Quito

"rekindles our love affair with art"

Lucianne Walcowicz

"searches for habitable planets"

Dave Weaver

"finder of simplicity through the act of giving"

Organizing team


Chandler, AZ, United States


Chandler, AZ, United States