Free TEDxUF event is sold out

Published: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2:44 p.m.
Last Modified: Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 2:44 p.m.

Nine speakers are lined up to give the “talk of their lives” at the TEDxUF event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Phillips Center, 315 Hull Road.

The free event is sold out and about 2,000 people are expected to attend, according to a news release.

TEDx events are locally organized functions of the global nonprofit conference series TED, which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. The event includes the Lab to showcase innovative business and research, and an art display.

Saturday’s theme is “Pursuing Passion.” Speakers include Phoebe Miles of the Cade Museum, engineering career consultant Stephan Athan, Streetlight support group founder Rebecca Brown, pediatric scientist Dr. Barry Byrne, writer Anna Olcese and entrepreneur Chad Paris, among others.

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