2017 Conference

What are the catalysts that drive nature, people, ideas, communities; the x-factors that drive change?

TEDxUConn 2017: Catalysts features talks designed to share ideas of moments, people, events, etc. that generated something groundbreaking, unexpected, necessary, etc.

TEDxUConn: Catalysts

Event Date: April 9th, 2017

With a select group of speakers from a range of disciplines including Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Astrophysics, UConn Law School, Physiology, Nursing, and more, our fourth annual TEDxUConn conference welcomes you to an event hihglighting the minds, stories, and ideas that drive our campus community. The conference is free for attendees thanks to widespread and generous support from University partners!


As our conference can only accommodate 100 attendees per session, we require the completion of a short questionnaire as an application to attend. The submission deadline is March 10th, 2017 and our organizing team will review all applications. We are excited to welcome all those who applied.

April 9th, 2017

9:00 am – 9:30 am
Check in
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Session 1
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Lunch & Recess
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Session 2
4:30 pm – 5:00pm