The ideas, insights, and inspiration shared at the inaugural TEDxVirginiaTech event hosted on campus Nov. 10 are now available to watch online.

TEDxTalks released the videos to the public on its YouTube page. Links to each of the presentations can be found on the TEDxVirginiaTech website.

The event’s steering committee received more than 200 nominations for speakers. The number was narrowed down to 21 faculty, staff, and students who spoke to the event’s theme of “Knowing.”

“Guests at the event left feeling informed and inspired by what fellow Hokies are doing here in Blacksburg and beyond,” said Melissa Richards, TEDxVirginiaTech Steering Committing co-chair and director of marking and publications for University Relations. “But we are glad it doesn’t have to stop there. Now, everyone can experience the event and see how Virginia Tech is making a difference through teaching, research, service, and leadership.”

Below is a list of the speakers and topics, with a link to their video.

The TEDxVirginiaTech Steering Committee says they plan to organize additional TEDx events in the future. To stay up-to-date, follow TEDxVirginiaTech on Twitter and Facebook. Information on nominations, dates, tickets, and other related news will be released through Virginia Tech News.

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

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