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Theme: Past, Present, Progress

This event occurred on
April 12, 2013
1:00pm - 6:30pm UTC
(UTC +0hrs)
West Lafayette, IN
United States

TEDxPurdueU 2013 was held at Loeb Playhouse at Purdue University on the 12th of April 2013 and wsa very well attended by the Purdue and Greater Lafayette community. The event was held in two sessions between 1 and 6:30 pm with a one hour networking break in between, wherein attendees got to go speak personally with the speakers and interact with each other, in addition to participating in fun activities like the TEDxPurdueU photo-booth discovering the interconnectedness of our diverse population. Talks ranged from colonizing space to studying aging in dogs inorder to better understand cancer in humans and the attendees were also treated to a couple of dazzling performances by a guitar virtuoso, a choreographed dance sequence featuring a light and sound show, and a violin concerto.

Loeb Playhouse
128 Memorial Mall
West Lafayette, IN, 47907
United States
Event type:
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Organizing team


  • Jon Wright
  • Vikram Chauhan
    Web Director
  • Paul Rosenberger
    Speaker Coordinator
  • Aaron Chandran
    Assistant Director
  • Chris Schweitzer
  • Daniel Nolan
  • Dave Jacoby
  • Haji Azeri
  • Winnie Tan
    Event Coordinator