TEDxJacksonville aims to open minds with inspired ideas. We’re a group of volunteers who are licensed by TED to independently organize TED-like events in Jacksonville, Florida. Each year, in the spirit of TED’s mission, Ideas Worth Spreading, we host several TED Talk viewing salons centered around varying themes relevant to our community; we bring the global TED Conference to a local venue by simulcast or livestream; and we produce a live, day-long, 300-person conference in Jacksonville where a diverse roster of speakers are recorded giving the Talk of their lives for submission to TED.com. Why do we do this? Because we believe our city’s greatest assets are the ideas and dreams of its citizenry, and we want to be the platform that gives those ideas and dreams a voice.
Chip Southworth

‘”Let the art go. Let it be cutting edge, thought-provoking, emotional and make statements that will better our lives.”



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    “What is Good Governance?” Ben Warner

    Ben Warner (@BenWarner) is the President & CEO of Jacksonville Community Council Inc. (JCCI).  On May 9th Ben Warner tackled the topic “What is Good Governance?”. Local government must often make decisions on multifaceted issues, and those choices have substantial implications for our community. But when those......

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    TEDxTuesdays at the Cummer

    TEDxJacksonville is partnering with the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens to present a series of Salons on select Tuesdays this summer. Each Salon will feature a series of impactful, thought-provoking talks from past TEDxJacksonville conferences, followed by discussion sessions with local experts, including, in some instances, the......