Speaker Application

We want your great ideas!   We want you to present a TEDxSilver Lake Talk!   We can help!

A TEDx Talk is a showcase for presenting great, well-formed ideas in under 18 minutes.

We are looking for:

  • Something that’s new and surprising; an idea or invention that your audience has never heard about.
  • A great basic idea (that your audience has maybe already heard) with a compelling new argument behind it that challenges beliefs and perspectives.


  • No commercial agendas
  • No political agendas or inflammatory rhetoric
  • No religious agendas
  • No bad science
  • In addition – we ask that all speakers are local or have local connections or whose ideas are relevant to and will be of local benefit. We will prioritize local voices with great ideas but not limit it to local speakers

We have a speaker team available to assist you to bring your great idea to life.

Please note: Speaker numbers will be limited and the TEDxSilver Lake organizing committee won’t be able to choose all who submit an application. Please submit your application as soon as possible. All speakers will be chosen by January 12th at the latest.