TEDxAustin: A Million Decisions Behind One Big Idea

Event: The Austin Forum on Science, Technology and Society will host "TEDxAustin: A Million Decisions Behind One Big Idea" presented by lead curators Nancy Giordano and Shawna Butler.

When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4. This event is free and open to the public.

Where: ATandT Conference Center Amphitheater (Rm. 204), 1900 University Ave.

Websites: http://www.austinforum.org

Background: TED Talks is a series of informative and inspiring lecture videos appearing on TED.com, which has received more than 800 million views to date. The TED brand and platform have significantly influenced digital sharing of content and the market for "ideas worth spreading," which it helped create.

As part of a passionate global network of hundreds of TEDx events taking place all over the world, TEDxAustin has a unique approach to producing this experience. Lead curators Nancy Giordano and Shawna Butler will share the vision, values, technology and strategic approach behind TEDxAustin and how this informs every decision they make to scale the impact of remarkable ideas and the extraordinary people behind them.