2017 Conference

Event Information

Tickets are on-sale starting, Wednesday, August 3oth! Limited Tickets Available! 

Date: Sunday – September 10th, 2017
Time: 10:00am to 3:30pm
Location: Center for the Arts, GMU-Fairfax

This year’s conference will showcase some of the most captivating and thought-provoking movers and shakers within the Mason community and beyond. The theme this year is REVIVAL, was selected as the organization is hosting it’s first conference after taking a year hiatus.  We are hosting speakers who are doing vital work everyday on a variety of topics that you probably do not even think about!
The Venue this year will be in Dewberry Hall on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University.
Directions & Parking information (including public transportation info) can be found here.
Tickets will include entry for the full conference, continental breakfast and a catered lunch. While there is no age limit, we can not be guaranteed that the day’s content will be appropriate for children. The recommended age of attendees is 13 and up.
The Schedule of the event is very much still to-be-determined, but the event will start at 10:00am sharp and will run until approximately 3:30pm. Please check back on this page closer to the event date for a detailed schedule.

Ticket Information

Tickets are limited to 75 tickets to view the LIVE speaking event.  There will be 100 seats in the JC Cinema available on a first come first serve basis.  More information below about livestream tickets. 

The event this year is ticketed, anyone who does not have a ticket will not be able to attend the event. Due to the size of the venue this year, tickets will most likely be available for purchase the day before the event at the CFA box office and online. Never Fear! Here you will find information on how you can secure a ticket to the event.

Paid Tickets

Adult (Non-Student)- $25,

Student (college or primary) – $10.

Paid Tickets Include: Entry for the full event, continental breakfast, a catered lunch, and a t-shirt.
We fully expect tickets to sell-out quickly, so get yours soon!

Tickets may be purchased at…

Free Tickets

We will have 100 free tickets available to view the live streamed talks in the JC Cinema.  Tickets will be available starting Tuesday, September 5th in the Student Involvement office located in The Hub, Room 2300.


Below is the tentative day of schedule for TEDxGeorgeMasonU 2017. If you intend to only stay for a particular speaker’s talk, we recommend attending for a session, as the day may end up ahead or behind schedule. Speakers names will be posted no later than Monday, March 13th, 2017.

Tentative Start Time Event
9:00 AM Check-In Begins
10:00 AM Start of Morning Session & Introductions
10:15 AM Speaker #1
Speaker #2
Speaker #3
Video from TED/Student Performance
Speaker #4
 12:15PM Lunch
 1:15PM Start of Afternoon Session
Speaker #5
Video from TED/Student Performance
Speaker #6
Speaker #7
 3:15PM Closing Remarks



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