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August 14, 2017 Applications Due
August 20-27 Speaker Committee meets: Finalists Chosen
Applicants will receive an email from the TEDxTarrytown coordinator about their status as a speaker. If chosen as a finalist, we will set up an in-person, phone or skype interview to learn more about your idea and how you will present it, as well as to answer any questions you may have.
August 28, 2017 Speakers Chosen and Notified
If you are chosen, we will send you an event contract to confirm your participation and give you the name of your speaker coach.
Speaker Coach meetings can be in person, on phone or via Skype
September 4, 2017 Headshot, Bio, and First Draft of Talk - Meet with Speaker Coach
September 11, 2017 Second Draft of Talk Due - Meet with Speaker Coach
September 18, 2017 Meet with Speaker Coach
September 25, 2017 Meet with Speaker Coach
October 2, 2017 Meet with Speaker Coach
October 9, 2017 Meet with Speaker Coach
October 16, 2017 Meet with Speaker Coach
October 22, 2017 TEDxTarrytown
The event will run from 4:00-7:00 pm with a dress rehearsal possibly prior to and the day of the event. Speakers are required to stay for the whole event and make yourself available to the audience members after the talks. Talks will be filmed live, edited and posted online within a month of the even
TED talks: The Official TED Guide to Public Speakingby Chris Anderson
*This link will bring you to the Westchester Library system. Scroll down the page to find the book.
TEDx has put together a “TED Commandments” for speakers. These 10 tips are the heart of a great TED talk. Please keep them in mind while developing your proposal.
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