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'Ideas worth spreading' TEDxElPaso happens Saturday
EL PASO, Texas
TEDxElPaso will take place Saturday with the theme of "Defying Borders."
It's the first time the conference has been held in El Paso.
TED started in California in 1984 as a way to bring together leaders in technology, entertainment and design.
TED runs until 6 p.m. at the El Paso Community Foundation.
There are more than 17 speakers scheduled to speak at the conferences, including PEN/Faulkner-award winning author Benjamin Alire Senz, dance educator Rosa Guerrero, musician Jim Ward, El Paso Sheriff Richard Wiles, Dr. Skateboard, artist Monica Lozano, farm worker organizer Carlos Marentes and cardiologist Dr. Vipool Patel.
Details can be found at http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/8799