Our speakers infuse assemblies with learning and wonder. If you're interested in giving a talk, check out these guidelines, and sign up below:
- Is 15 minutes on a topic in which you're an expert
- Is the spot in the program where we “wonder more”
- Teaches the assembly something factual and new in an engaging way
- Is practical, scientific, historical, or otherwise informative
- Should be positive or neutral and family-friendly
- Cannot promote a product, business or political candidate
- Should not be about atheism or religion (exceptions apply, but these talks must be carefully curated)
- Visual aids, like a slide show, are encouraged (16:9 Powerpoint preferred; submit at least 7 days before Assembly)
- Please be prepared to submit an outline, transcript or video before acceptance
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The TED talk guidelines are an excellent reference for this.
Please also use the TED talk guidelines on maintaining scientific credibility when building a talk for Sunday Assembly LA.