2017 Event Schedule

TEDxIdahoFalls will be held on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The main event will be held at the Colonial Theater starting promptly at 3:00 p.m. We also have several TEDucation Events earlier the same day.


TEDxIdahoFalls:If – The Main Event

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    3:00 pm - 3:30 pm : Registration in the Carr Gallery

     

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    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm : Welcome

    Brad Christensen

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    Speaker 1

    Steven Hatch – Coach and Visionary
    Something even more terrible than dying

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    Speaker 2

    Jeff Peterson – Software Engineer
    The Internet is Broken

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    Speaker 3

    Tammy Lane Guffey – Kindness Advocate
    Put the “pre” in Appreciation

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    TED Video

     

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    Speaker 4

    Craig Green – Musician
    Why Listening Matters

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    Speaker 5

    Leslie Stewart – Counseling Professor
    What is Your Pet Telling You?

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    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm : Intermission

    Refreshments in the Lobby
    Love at First Bite

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    Speaker 6

    Daniel Borup – Sculptor
    Imagined Natural Suckage

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    Speaker 7

    Karl Pettit – Pastor
    What’s For Dinner?

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    Speaker 8

    Ali Goljahmofrad – Teacher/Coach
    The Epidemic You’ve Never Heard Of

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    TED Video

     

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    Speaker 9

    Dan Hudock – Speech/Language Pathologist
    Let Me Finish My Sentence

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    Speaker 10

    Parker Kane – YouTube Creator
    Lights, Camera, Passion

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    Speaker 11

    Karen Eddington – Identity Researcher
    The Connecting Power of Shared Laughter

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    7:00 pm : Closing

    Brad Christensen

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    Post-Event Dine-Around

    Get paired with other attendees for a post-event dinner at a pre-selected restaurant. Attendees will each be responsible to pay for their meals. If desired, you can suggest one other attendee to be paired with.


TEDucation Events

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    Experience the Virtual Reality 3-D Cave at INL's Center for Advanced Energy Studies in Idaho Falls

    1:00 pm – 1:45 pm & 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
    Offering two, 45-minute sessions for up to 10 people per sessions, ages 10+. This was one of our most popular events last year, and was invited to join us again for 2017 TEDucation. Put on a pair of 3-D glasses and come experience what it is like to virtually step into data and test scientific theories in the Center for Advanced Energy Studies’ fully immersive Computer Assisted Virtual Environment (CAVE). You’ll see how virtual environments are used to delve into the core of a nuclear reactor, plot a new transmission route over terrain, track earthquakes worldwide, assess environmental impacts on underground caves or agricultural fields, look inside the human body, and more. (Please note that the Bus Simulator is not available this year). Located at 995 University Blvd, Idaho Falls, ID 83401.

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    Go Behind the Scenes in an Historic Tour of Idaho Falls

    Join the Idaho Falls Historic Downtown for a behind the scenes walking tour. You’ll learn about some history of downtown, tour some historic buildings, and find some hidden treasures that might surprise you. This tour includes lunch at Pachanga’s Mexican Restaurant and an afternoon snack from City Bagels Bakery. This is a walking tour, so please wear appropriate footwear and a warm coat.

    The tour will run from 10am to 2:45pm and will start at the Carr Gallery at the Willard Arts Center (450 A Street). $15 per person. (20 person limit).

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    Cook a Culinary Masterpiece

    Chef Bryan Hewett, owner and Chef of The Cellar will be offering an exclusive look into creating a couple of his signature dishes! Participants will don their own aprons and learn the basics of chopping (as needed) all the way to completing a Boeuf Bourguignonne dinner. We will learn to turn mushrooms, tourne potatoes and more! We will feast and enjoy! Come ready to work and have a great time! (if you have your own knives and cutting boards that is great!)

    This experience will go from 1 pm to 2:30 at the Cellar and is available to the first 14 people. Cost is $25.