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Speaker lineup announced for TEDx at UIndy

tedx-indy-logoEntrepreneurs, writers, artists and activists are among the 16 featured speakers for TEDxIndianapolis 2015, taking place Oct. 20 at UIndy’s Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center.

The list was released today by the event organizers, who include several UIndy representatives. The university is a presenting sponsor for this fourth annual TEDxIndianapolis, which bears the theme “Keep It Simple.”

Covering such topics as art and design, sustainability, education, technology and entrepreneurship, the speakers are a varied lot that includes tech and food innovator Chris Baggott; Digital Democracy founder Emily Jacobi; musician, music producer and yogi Paul Mahern; The Nature Conservancy state director Mary McConnell; homeless advocate Maurice Young; and Creek Stewart, survival guide author and host of TV’s Fat Guys in the Woods. A full list of speakers and bios can be found here.

TEDx has sold out each year since its debut in Indianapolis. Again this year, seating is limited. Tickets are $89 and will go on sale July 20.

Read more about the event here. Additional information can be found at