Speaker Hunt Press Release

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“Growing Greener Generations” gives local thought leaders the opportunity to share their sustainable ideas at The Lincoln Center Performance Hall next spring.


FORT COLLINS, COLO (November 28, 2011) – At a critical time for environmental stewardship, as the global discussion on sustainability continues to gain momentum, Colorado State University is in search of local thought leaders for its First Annual TEDXCSU Conference “Growing Greener Generations,” to be held April 23 at the Fort Collins Lincoln Center Performance Hall. The venue is a professional proscenium-style theater seating up to 1,180 audience members.

The purpose of TEDXCSU’s speaker hunt is to identify 10 speakers from diverse backgrounds to present a unique idea related to sustainability in an 18-minute talk. Interested participants can apply by submitting their presentation outline and contact information to hatoole@gmail.com, or by accessing the application online at TEDXCSU.Wordpress.com. Nominations are also being accepted. The group is encouraging anyone with a sustainable idea to apply, regardless of age, background, and experience. The applications are due by December 15.

 “We hope to attract a diverse panel of speakers to represent a broad spectrum of perspectives on sustainability,” said TEDxCSU co-founder Hannah Toole. “The ideal applicant is anyone with a unique idea.”

 Applicants will be notified of their invitation to participate on January 1st and will proceed to work with event organizers to polish and practice their presentation before the big event in April. The official speaker lineup will be released on January 17.

For more information about TEDxCSU and “Growing Greener Generations”, visit www.tedxcsu.wordpress.com and www.facebook.com/TedxCSU.


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