TEDxGatewayArch, a TEDx chapter that curates intrinsic connections to the St. Louis region with thought-leadership led events, announces its 2019 events: Healthcare Head-On: Pushing Healthcare Forward on May 16, Crash Course mid Sept. and TEDxGatewayArchWomen on Dec 7. 

“Our community events propel our belief in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world,” said Steve Sommers, executive director of TEDxGatewayArch. “We aim to build a clearinghouse of knowledge from the region’s most inspired thinkers and curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, both online and at TEDx events all year long.”

In May, the Healthcare Head-On event will help to deepen the audience’s understanding of topics from economic mobility to programs combating the gun violence crisis. Thought leaders and professionals in this field have shattered the bounds of healthcare to empower, include and push toward a better collective well-being. Seven speakers will take the stage, accompanied by a musical guest, opening the doors to a better Saint Louis. TEDxGatewayArch expects more than 400 attendees. September’s Crash Course event will bring together the best parts of Saint Louis to see how much greater it is than just the sum of its parts. Speakers including local artists, industry leaders and thinkers on the fringe will engage in what makes St. Louis vibrant and ever-changing in an impactful, diverse series of talks. TEDxGatewayArchWomen will spotlight the revolutionary talent and forward-thinking nature of the women that make St. Louis what it is.

With a focus on pulling new points of view into the fold, this event will pivot attendees toward a more dynamic and intersectional Saint Louis. Collectively, these events expect to attract more than 2,500 attendees. St. Louisans can also get involved with the TEDxGatewayArch chapter through its volunteer program or young innovators program, exhibitor booths, or speaker opportunities. Once a year, TEDxGatewayArch holds an open audition platform for speakers, giving individuals a chance to share their one great idea. 

Ticket prices for the Healthcare Head-On event are available individually for $55, for groups of 10 or more, tickets are $45 each. To purchase tickets, visit TEDXGatewayArch

Via Press Release