Speaker applications will be open soon...

TEDxBozeman will be accepting speaker applications for the 2018 event from Wednesday, January 24th through Wednesday, February 7th. Everything you need to apply can be found below. Know someone that would make a great speaker? Nominate them by clicking here.

How To Apply

Due to overwhelming interest from highly qualified individuals, we've decided to use an application process for the event. Submissions will be accepted starting January 24th, 2018 through February 7, 2018. 

Who We Are Looking For

Anyone with an amazing story to share, including, but not limited to...

  • Authors and Poets
  • Natural Resource and Environmental Professionals
  • Agricultural Professionals
  • Academics
  • Scientist
  • Students
  • Artists (Video, Drawing, Painting, Design, etc.)
  • Musicians
  • Dancers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business People
  • Innovators

What We Need From You

  • Contact Information
  • Proposed Talk Title
  • Expected length of talk (max 18 min.) NOTICE: Depending on the final schedule that is put in place after all presenters are selected, your maximum allotted time may change. Most presentations are limited to 8-10 mins. 
  • 90 second "elevator pitch" (video or audio)
  • Resume or CV (single page)

Like last year, we will be using an updated format for applications. In addition to a standard list of questions, we require the submission of a 90 second (max) "Elevator Pitch" for yourself and your talk - video and audio files ONLY. We encourage you to be creative and show us your personality! Convince us why your idea is worth spreading.

Your elevator pitch MUST include the following:

  • Topic Pitch (overview/description of your proposed talk/topic/performance and your presentation methodology)
  • Bio/Background (description of who you are & how you are an expert in your field or topic of interest)
  • Montana Connection (our one requirement for presenters is for each to have some sort of a connection to Montana. Please briefly describe your connection to the area.)
  • Remember: Audio or Video files only - 90 seconds maximum

Where To Submit Your Application

Once again, TEDxBozeman will be using submittable to collect speaker applications. You can bookmark our Submittable page now, so you will be ready on January 24th when the application window opens.


THANK YOU for your interest in TEDxBozeman