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Theme: Where do we go from here?

This event occurred on
April 20, 2013
12:30pm - 6:30pm CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Minneapolis, MN
United States

Throughout the TED community, and that of the University, we can find astounding progress wherever we care to look: Research, business, politics, and environmental issues, and education are just a few of the fields in which leaps and bounds are constantly made. It's easy to get caught up in these advancements, but it's also important to understand the consequences, implications, and choices that arise from the. At TEDxUMN2013, we will be presenting and discussing achievements and discoveries from all corners of the university. But more importantly, we will be talking about where those discoveries will lead us, and how we should implement it.

Coffman Memorial Union Theatre
300 Southeast Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN, 55455
United States
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Adam Moen

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Organizing team


Minneapolis, MN, United States


Minneapolis, MN, United States