Introducing TEDUofM 2011—to be held at the historic Michigan Theater Auditorium on April 8, 2011. Inspired by President Mary Sue Coleman’s recent article in Forbes, the theme for this year’s conference is “Encouraging Crazy Ideas.” The conference will engage a diverse array
of students, professors, researchers, and alumni to put one of the most expansive knowledge networks—The University of Michigan—on full display. At a venue seating 1,700 people, TEDxUofM 2011 has the potential to be the single lar gest TEDxevent to take place. The conference will also be live streamed around the world.