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Nominate a Speaker for TEDxUniversityofMississippi

Do you or someone you know have an idea worth spreading? TEDxUniversityofMississippi is accepting Speaker Nominations for our 2024 event!

TEDxUniversityofMississippi is a registered student organizaiton working under a license from TED. Our student volunteers independently organize an annual, TED-like event to highlight Mississippi's innovators, creators, and thinkers with our community and the global TEDx audience of 39 millions viewers. We also incorporate ideas from thought leaders outside of Mississippi to spark conversation in our community and beyond. 

Some of our accomplishments include: 

  • 4 speakers picked by TED.
  • 15 speakers promoted by TED (22%).
  • 67 talks published on the internationally browsed TEDx YouTube channel. 
  • 4,000 live or streaming audience views
  • 4.55 million video views

To nominate yourself or another speaker, fill out our nominaiton form at Please submit your idea by November 2. 

The event will take place on the evening of 20 February 2024 at the Ford Center for the Peforming Arts. If selected, our TEDxTeam will help you develop and rehearse your talk. 

To learn more about our organization, visit If you have questions, please email us at