Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. How is a TEDx event planned? 

There is a committee of students, facutly, and staff at UNC Charlotte who are spearheading TEDxUNCCharlotte to bring a dynamic and engaging speaking event to campus. By bringing in various campus stakeholders, we are hoping to represent the various communities of UNC Charlotte and with whom are university interacts. 

2. What is the theme for TEDxUNCCharlotte? 

The theme is "The Power of You Makes it Possible." This both speaks to the energy and passion everyone involved brings to the event as well as the spirit of boldness behind UNC Charlotte's motto of "Stake Your Claim." We have selected speakers who will connect to this theme through various ideas and feature talks that are not connected, but bring in interesting and new ideas. 

3. When is TEDxUNCCharlotte? 

The event will take place on Friday, March 22 at 12:30 p.m. with a reception following the talks at 5 p.m. 

4. How can I attend TEDxUNCCharlotte? 

There are two ways to engage with the event, watching the livestream (that will be available on day of) or purchasing a ticket to attend the event. There are a limit of 100 tickets that are able to be sold for the event. Student tickets will cost $10 and tickets for everyone else will cost $20 for the event. Student tickets will go on sale Monday, February 25 (during which up to 50 tickets will be sold) with ticket sales resuming on Monday, March 4. Tickets will be sold until the event sells out. 

5. I have an additional question. 

Please contact Michael Maksymowski at