TEDxPSU By the Numbers

This Sunday will feature TEDxPSU promoting interesting people saying interesting things. The event will encourage deep, provoking discussion and a wider look at the society we live in today. But what makes up TEDxPSU?

I’ll use an amazing new technology to show you: counting numbers.

Year, month, day, hour, and minute of TEDxPSU: 10

Attendees in Schwab Auditorium: 900

Penn State campuses holding watch parties of TEDxPSU: 5

Attendees at the Thomas Building watch party: 200

Applications received to attend TEDxPSU: 1,000+

People on the executive committee of TEDxPSU: 6

Organizations sponsoring TEDxPSU: 21

Hours of the day TEDxPSU will occupy: 9

TEDxPSU volunteers: 100

Months spent preparing for TEDxPSU: 7

Final total cost of TEDxPSU: around $80,000

Sessions that TEDxPSU will be broken into: 3

Minutes in each session: 100

Years TED has been around: 26

Other TEDx events being held on Oct. 10: 10

Speakers at TEDxPSU: 14

Hosts of TEDxPSU: 1

Audience of TEDx: 255,000,000+

Dollars needed to attend TEDxPSU: 0

TEDxPSU Mobile Apps: 2

Words of wisdom provided by TEDxPSU: 3

Attend. Listen. Enlighten. TEDxPSU.

More Options to Share

About the Author

John Dempsey

John is a Junior majoring in Journalism from Hazleton, PA. He is so awesome that sharks dedicate a week to him. Likes: Video games, vigilante justice, irony, talking bears, Burt Reynolds, El Chupacabra, coloring books, chainsaws, and Australians. Dislikes: Zombies, clowns, zombie clowns, turtleneck sweaters, Apple, poor mustache grooming, nuclear winter, Roman architecture, guacamole, robots, LCD TVs, the color yellow, Velcro, ceiling fans, sprinklers, tornadoes, Belgians, squat thrusts, and romantic comedies.

Comments

Facebook Comments BBUI

Other stories

Send this to a friend