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Theme: A Journey Through Spheres of Influence

Los Angeles, CA, United States
May 4th, 2012

About this event

TEDxUSC brings the spirit of the TED conference to the University of Southern California. It's a chance to check out from the day-to-day routine and go on an intellectual journey with 1200 smart and curious friends to a world filled with brilliant speakers, captivating performances, amazing new technology, and thought-provoking short films. The theme for TEDxUSC 2012 is “A Journey Through Spheres of Influence.”

Thanks to our Innovation Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), our Game Lounge Partner, Red Bull North America, and our Student Lounge Partner, Goldstar, we have expanded TEDxUSC significantly to include more interactive technology demonstrations from USC ICT and the Annenberg Innovation Lab, next generation video games from USC IMD and Viterbi GamePipe, and a digital media art gallery from the Tiziano Project. We also have outdoor café & eatery curated by that features local favorite Chichen Itza Restaurant, Sustainable Snack Sphere by Haute Chefs, Espresso Bar by Café Demitasse, and the legendary Fry Girl donut cart. The stage design partners this year are Syyn Labs and WeAreMatik and Appbaker and WeLink will provide our smartphone app and community engagement platform. Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received and incomplete applications will not be read. Apply now at

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Venue and Details

Bovard Auditorium at USC
3551 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA, 90089
United States
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Organizer 100490

Ian Murphy
Santa Monica, CA, United States

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Organizer 119503

Erin Stumpf
Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Krisztina "Z" Holly
George Schellenger