About TEDx, x = independently organised event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxIITPatna, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxIITPatna event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

About TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia. TED's media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; TED Translators, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established The Audacious Project that takes a collaborative approach to funding ideas with the potential to create change at thrilling scale; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.

About TEDxIITPatna

TEDx IIT Patna presents its 2nd edition of a TEDx conference this 2019. We will have speakers from all facets of life who would share their experiences within the span of 18 minutes. The event would be set with the purpose of building a community with other attendees and networking with the speakers.

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Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, once said and rightly said, 'Change is the only constant'. The only inevitable. Permanence is an illusion and everything lives in a process of constant change. Change, want it or not, has encroached and will encroach into each one of life's aspects. Be it nature's transitions from one season to another or the transformation of a caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly or the evolution of the man from apes, everything in this universe is susceptible to change. This simple yet deep concept of change, if usurped into life, can create great differences. The same applies to the various pains in life that man is agonised with. The darkness today will have to change into the brightest light tomorrow. The gloom surrounding today is also in the process of changing into most joyous glee tomorrow. Presenting to you the theme of 2nd edition of TEDxIITPatna. "Metamorphosis". The idea is to hear from the experts themselves on how change has affected today's technology, entertainment and most importantly, the people and the society.