Saturday May 18, 2019

Royce Hall

At TEDxUCLA, incredible ideas are happening #AllTheTime.

Meet this year’s speakers.

Jordyn Wieber

Olympic Gold Medalist

“This is bigger than myself.” From being a champion to launching a revolution to expose sexual abuse.

Jill Seubert

Deep Space Navigator, Jet Propulsion Laboratory


We can revolutionize deep space exploration by launching an atomic clock into space. What might this mean for our next 100 years of space discovery?

Christoph Bull, Alexander Gedeon, Daeun Jung, and Yuki Izumihara

Creators of Theater, Dance, and Design with musician and collaborator Christoph Bull

What happens at the horizon of words? A theatrical meditation on the theme of ‘eternity’.

Shawntel Okonkwo

Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Biology and Gene Regulation, UCLA

How can interlocking systems of power impact those who are most marginalized in society?

Marques Johnson

Five-Time NBA All-Star

How badly do you want something, and how hard are you willing to work to get it?

Peter Taylor

Trustee, The California State University

Higher education is about to have Its “Back to the Future” moment—and not everyone should go to college.

Maryann Jacobi Gray

Assistant Provost, UCLA Office of the Chancellor

Causing a death, by accident. Sounds horrible. The survivors often live lives full of regret, shame and depression. How can you forgive yourself and again find purpose?

Andrew Leuchter

Director, Neuromodulation Division, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA

For the next wave of medical treatment, no drugs or surgery is required. How are magnetic fields and non-invasive treatments the future of medicine?

William E. Simon, Jr.

Co-Founder, UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind

Why is physical education a student’s most important subject?

Mayank Mehta

Faculty, UCLA Department of Physics

We can shut off the part of our brain that maps our world using virtual reality. What might we learn about how we perceive space, time, and brain health along the way?

Chuck McCarthy

People Walker

We a have all heard of dog walkers. How about People Walkers? Crazy idea? The more you think about it, the larger the implications.

Kat Cressida

International voice over talent in the entertainment industry

You should be wasting time. The value of indulging in playtime and passions.