LIVE VIDEO: 9NEWS Live at 6:00    Watch
 

TEDx Mile High set to inspire over 2,000 youth

3:03 PM, Apr 10, 2013   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

KUSA - TEDx Mile High is hosting an event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House this Friday, April 12th where over 2,000 students will have the chance to listen to speakers discuss topics on technology, entertainment and design.

Wednesday morning on 9NEWS , Easton Lachapelle, 17-year-old speaker and inventor spoke about the prostetic arm he invented.

TEDx Mile High is hosting an event at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House this Friday, April 12th where over 2,000 students will have the chance to listen to speakers discuss topics on technology, entertainment and design.

According to their website, TEDxMileHigh, "showcases innovative Coloradans who each give the 'talk of their life' around the power of ideas. Presenters include maverick thinkers and doers, big-time athletes, entrepreneurs and innovators, humanitarians, creative performers and many more extraordinary people. This diverse group of thought leaders and innovators educate, inspire and stimulate change with the ultimate goal being inspired action across our communities."

Past Speakers in Denver have included Governor John Hickenlooper, Casey Sheahan, CEO of Patagonia, Allen Lim, Former Director of Sports Science for Team Radio Shack, Hunter Lovins, CEO of Natural Capitalism Solutions, General Victor E. Renuart, Former Commander of NORAD, and Shannon Galpin, National Geographic's 2012 Humanitarian of the Year for her work with women and girls in Afghanistan.

Organizers says, "as a nonprofit, TEDxMileHigh is committed to serving Colorado by accelerating big ideas in our state that lead to a more thriving, active, and inspired community."

You can learn more about TEDx Mile High at www.tedxmilehigh.com.

(KUSA-TV © 2013 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

Most Watched Videos