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Theme: Initiate. Innovate. Inspire.

This event occurred on
April 7, 2013
12:00am - 12:00am CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Champaign, Illinois
United States

TEDxUIUC 2013 encouraged attendees to initiate vision, innovate their paths, and inspire a better world.

I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South 1st Street
Champaign, Illinois, 61820
United States
Event type:
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Deana McDonough

Chair of the Industrial Design program, University of Illinois

Cliff Shin

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois School of Art & Design

Adam Booher

President and Maker at Bump

Ehsan Noursalehi

Vice President and Designer at Bump

Ink Factory

You talk. We draw. It's awesome.™

Bruce Litchfield

Professor and Assistant Dean - Undergraduate Programs, University of Illinois College of Engineering

Kalev Leetaru

Fellow, University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Joseph Beatty

President and CEO at Telular Corporation, University of Illinois Alumnus


South Asian student a capella group at University of Illinois that specializes in mixing South Asian and American songs

Don Gerard

Mayor of Champaign, Illinois

Dr. Ollie Watts Davis

Professor of Voice, University of Illinois School of Music

Gregory Colten

President of Illini 4000, Student at University of Illinois

Michael Callahan

CEO and Cofounder at One Inc., Inventor of The Audeo, University of Illinois Alumnus

Organizing team


  • Angel D'Souza
    Director of Marketing
  • Christian Nam
    Director of Art & Design
  • Karan Talati
    Director of Production
  • Brent Cross
    Director of Finance