FAQ

Who is TED?
TED isn’t a who, it’s a what. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design, three broad subject areas that are, collectively, shaping our future. The TED conference is an annual gathering of big brains and cool creators. Get the full story at TED.com.

What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has launched a new program TEDx to expand the ideals of TED around the globe. There have been over 2,700 TEDx events around the world.

Who is presenting at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary?
It’s a mix of speakers you won’t see anywhere else. Please see our speakers page.

What time is the event?
The full experience is 11:30 am-5:00 pm. The official conference is 11:30 am-3:00 pm. The reception is still in the planning stages, but should run from 3:00 pm to 5:00pm.

How can I get tickets to the event?
Tickets are on sale now at wm.tix.com and at the Phi Beta Kappa Hall box office.

Can I volunteer to help at TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary?
Sure. We need tons of help from working registration to capturing the event with your lens. Contact us at tedx@wm.edu.

Can I sponsor TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary?
Yes! Help support ideas, innovation, entrepreneurialism and inspiration (and get your brand in front of a lot of brilliant thinkers and doers). Please contact our committee chairs Caroline Wiles and Amanda Williams at tedx@wm.edu for information on becoming a TEDxCollegeofWilliam&Mary sponsor.

Who’s putting this shindig together?
This independent TEDx event is operated under license from TED.com. The event is being produced by a college-wide committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff. See our committee page for more information.

Still have questions?
Please contact tedx@wm.edu.