1. What is TEDxPeachtree?
An annual independently organized conference operating under license from TED. The group was founded in 2009 and the first conference took place in Dec 4th, 2009.
The 2012 conference will be held on Friday, Nov. 2nd at the historic Buckhead Theatre.
2. Who is behind TEDxPeachtree?
TEDxPeachtree is a Georgia non-profit and is run by an all-volunteer team led by Al Meyers and Jacqui Chew.
3. How are speakers selected for the conference?
Interested parties may self-nominate or nominate another individual by filling out a form online. Submissions are now closed for TEDxPeachtree 2012. Speaker nominations for TEDxPeachtree 2013 will be accepted online on February 1, 2013.
4. How do I attend the conference?
Tickets for TEDxPeachtree 2012 go on sale in August. Sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale.
5. How much are tickets?
Early bird tickets are priced at $139 each and the regular ticket price is $159. Capacity is limited.
6. What does my ticket include?
Your ticket includes coffee in the morning, lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
7. What can I expect at the conference?
TEDxPeachtree is one of more than 800 TEDx groups across the globe. The conference is an immersive one-day experience comprised of the official spoken program and extended networking breaks in between speaker sessions. Attendees are encouraged to converse with conference speakers during breaks, get to know new people and explore new ideas and perspectives throughout the day.
Finally, in the spirit of TED, talks are non-commercial and non-partisan in nature.
Attendees are expected to stay the entire duration of the conference.
8. What is the dress code?
Business casual. Attendees of the creative persuasion are encouraged to dress to express.