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TEDxUCSD 2014 Volunteer Orientation
Transcript of TEDxUCSD 2014 Volunteer Orientation
April 20, 2014
What do we have in common?
TED vs. TEDx
What's the difference between TED and TEDx?
Nonprofit organization devoted to
Ideas Worth Spreading
x = independently organized events
local, self-organization events
Independently organized TEDx events for the UCSD community
Winter Quarter Salon Event
TEDxUCSD Conference in May
Event must by multidisciplinary
Speakers must be from several disciplines
Format is suit of short talks on wide range of topics that foster learning, inspiration, and wonder
Talks are limited to 18 minutes
No break-out sessions, no keynote, no podium
Speakers cannot be paid
Sponsors cannot be speakers and speakers cannot be sponsors
Speakers cannot sell products, promote themselves, or businesses
All talks will be featured on TED website and YouTube
The TEDxUCSD 2014 Team
leading thinkers and doers to share ideas that matter in and to any discipline-technology, entertainment, design, science, humanities, business, development, and much more.
people to change their lives, their futures, and ultimately their world
to engage, inspire, and celebrate all generations of the UCSD family
Mandell Weiss Theatre
Save the Date!
"The Power of One, The Power of Many"
How do you interpret this theme?
- Science Fiction Writer
- UCSD Grad Speaker
- Founding partner at
- Actress, Musician
- UCSD Sociology
Danny Green Trio
- UCSD Prof, SALK
- Miss America
- UCSD Prof
- UCSD Alum; Founder of
- UCSD Alum
- UCSD Undergrad
- Associate Professor of SIT Grad Institute
ACMS, UCTV technical setup
Check-in to building, move in necessary materials
Sound check, ensure tech is ready to go,
Speaker Rehearsal Mixer
Team meeting using theater space
Organizing team arrival and setup
Guest arrival and check in
End of event, team debrief,
and move out of building
Full attendance on day of the event
Final logistics meeting
Commitment to tasks assigned
Enthusiasm for TED!
We encourage you to attend Speakers Rehearsal on May 9!
: checking off the names of attendees, distributing booklet,direct towards breakfast table, etc
: direct crowd, make sure no sits at reserved seats, do not allow people to leave in the middle of a talk
: only allow audience members to enter theatre in- between speakers
: Help distribute lunch, water refills, clean up
Setup and Maintain:
Engage, Socialize, Network, Have Fun!
Internal Relations (2)
Finance Team (3)
Speakers Team (6)
Marketing Team (6)