TEDxDePaulUniversity 2022 Speaker Application
For the sixth year, DePaul plans to host its university-wide event, TEDxDePaulUniversity on May 4, 2022. The 2022 theme is metamorphosis. Speaker applications are due no later than Dec. 1 at 5 p.m. CT. For more information, visit
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First and last name
How did you hear about the application?
University events calendar
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Select your affiliation with DePaul.
Please note that we are only accepting applications from the DePaul community at this time.
Proposed title of your talk.
This can be a working title.
What is your 'idea worth spreading'?
In 200 words or less, tell us what your talk or performance would be about, why this topic is important to you, and how your idea connects to the theme, "Metamorphosis." The theme inspires reflection on the process of transformation from one actuality to another. Whether it’s a personal internal change or the evolution of an entire community, metamorphosis captures humanity’s commitment to progressive improvement.
Please provide a link to your 2-minute (or less) YouTube video pitching us your idea.
Tell us why the world needs to hear your idea. How does your idea connect to the theme? Why is it timely? What is your call to action? Please note that we are not looking for professionally edited videos. This video can quickly be accomplished on any smart phone and most computers. Here are the simple steps to upload a video to YouTube from your computer, Android or iPhone device:
. TIPS: Please be sure the video you post is set to public so we can view it; Make sure we can see you on camera talking about your topic, not a voice over of a PowerPoint; Your video will not be viewed past the two-minute mark, so make sure it is concise. If you need additional assistance, email
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