TEDxFoggyBottom Theme Release 2018: Fear Itself
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· April 22, 2017
Loved it! The staff was beyond incredible!!!! What a wonderful and informative event!
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· April 6, 2017
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· April 3, 2015
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· April 3, 2015
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TEDxFoggyBottom is an annual conference that brings together brilliant innovators and unconventional change-makers. This year's event will be a full-day experience featuring live presenters and interactive exhibits centered around the 2018 theme: Fear Itself. We are looking to re-examine the concept of fear and present talks which cast it in different lights: as a hindrance, a motivator, a biological response, a source of entertainment, and even as an immovable given.

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In case you missed the Volunteer Info Session last night, make sure to stop by tonight from 7-8 in District B118! Get a behind-the-scenes look at the magic that comes together to create TEDxFoggyBottom.

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A new blog is up! Read about the experience of two volunteers at our 2017 event and what inspired them to join the TEDxFoggyBottom 2018 team.

We spoke with two of our current team members, Ethan and Sidra, about their experiences volunteering at our 2017 conference, In Metamorphosis, and what inspired them to apply for the team afterwards. Ethan and Sidra are in the unique position of having seen TEDxFoggyBottom behind the scenes before a

Ready to learn more about what volunteering at TEDxFoggyBottom is like? Whether you already applied or are thinking about applying, attend our Volunteer Info Session tonight from 7-8 in District B118!

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Up next on our #FoBo18 stage: Mike Tapscott, Director of the GW Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC) is leading the way in making The George Washington University a more inclusive environment with programs that support the success of underrepresented students.

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Every TED Talk you see online comes from a conference around the world just like ours.

Join us on April 14th for this year's conference, "Fear Itself," to engage with ideas worth spreading right here at home in D.C.

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As an expert on climate policy and sustainability, Roger Ballentine served as the Chairman of the The White House Climate Change Task Force. Now, he serves as the President of Green Strategies Inc.

This April, he will be joining our #FoBo18 stage.

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This year's theme, #FearItself, was dreamed up after much deliberation. Learn more about the inspiration behind this year's theme from our executive board members:

Every day, we are faced with new challenges that force us to re-examine our conceptions of fear. This is why we are working hard to curate our best event yet, a full-day conference with sixteen speakers, 1300+ attendees, and interactive exhibits that will empower you to meaningfully engage with thes

Former anchor at Univision, Emmy award winner, and Host of "The Real Story" on Investigation Discovery I.D. tv, Maria Elena Salinas, is joining our #FoBo18 speaker lineup!

Salinas has interviewed more world leaders, dictators, and political figures than any other female journalist - grab your tickets now to see her story on stage.

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Our TEDxFoggyBottom app has been revamped for our 2018 "Fear Itself" conference.

Download today on the App Store and on Google Play.

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Come by the Foggy Bottom Chipotle today from 4-8PM to support our #FearItself conference.

The TEDxFoggyBottom team will be there to share information about our #FoBo18 event.

Join us for the TEDxFoggyBottom Chipotle profit-share this Sunday from 4-8PM! Enjoy food with friends and learn more about our April 14th #FearItself conference!

Every year, our audience members walk away from our event inspired and with new ideas, but don't take our word for it.

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Our next speaker, @BurkeCNN, is the editor of the @CNN award-winning religion section, CNN Belief.

Burke has covered everything from the moral questions that arose after he narrowly avoided the derailment of the Amtrak 188 crash to @Pontifex's period of exile in Argentina.

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Stop by District tomorrow between 12-2 to learn about how you can be a part of #FoBo18 as a volunteer!

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We are excited to announce a teaching artist, writer, and storyteller Cierra Kaler-Jones !
After being the second woman of color to secure the title of Miss New Jersey, Cierra has been working with the storytelling program 'Speak Your Truth' and advocating for educational equity.

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