Share your cause. Challenge perceptions. Change the world.

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Speakers for this year’s event are FULL, but you can still apply for next year!

Requirements for speaking (if accepted):

  • Must submit talk outlines, slides, etc. on time as per the curation team

  • Must work alongside the curation team to refine your idea for our stage

  • Must be present for the entire conference day

  • Must attend at least one dress rehearsal in person and/or online

Application Deadline: None, but review our FAQs



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Join OUR team and help drive the Chicago area idea revolution

Requirements for volunteers:

  • Be an evangelist for TEDxNaperville, marketing it everywhere

  • Follow through on tasks and commitments you sign up for

  • Attend organizational meetings in Naperville

  • Attend conference setup the two nights prior to the event

  • Perform day-of conference setup and duties