TEDx Conference Coming to Cerritos College; Speakers Wanted

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EVENT CONTACT: Monique Valencia, Success Center 
Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 653-7878 

WHAT: TEDx, a local version of the popular TED Talks conference, is coming to Cerritos College on March 9, 2017. TEDx conferences are independently run and are designed to share ideas from every discipline and culture to seek a deeper understanding of the world through local TED-like experiences.

TEDx at Cerritos College is currently looking for speakers with “ideas worth sharing.” Have something inspiring and interesting to share with the local community? Submit an online application by November 1, 2016. Up to 10 speakers will be elected. Speakers will be notified on February 1, 2017.

For more information, requirements, and application, visit: https://goo.gl/forms/Ku07W2kA2BAtGaR22 or contact Monique Valencia at mvalencia@cerritos.edu.

TED Talks began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Many of the TED talks are available at TED.com.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE Tuesday, November 1, 2016
CONFERENCE Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:30 – 9 p.m.

Campus Map: www.cerritos.edu/guide or www.cerritos.edu/google-map.

CONTACT: For more information, contact Monique Valencia at mvalencia@cerritos.edu.


About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.



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