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TEDxOcala offered a number of outlooks on the theme “The Power Of…”

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Posted November 16, 2022 | Photos by Bruce Ackerman

TEDxOcala brings together ideas and interesting people from around the world and around the corner.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of powerful talks of 18 minutes or less in length. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged and covers almost all topics in more than 100 languages. The local program is licensed by the TED organization but is independently organized.

TEDxOcala, held Nov. 12 at the College of Central Florida, included speakers such as a local business leader, a metaverse enthusiast, a speaking coach, a physician and an attorney, all touching on the topic of “The Power Of…”

“When you believe and love something, it’s easy to pour your heart into it,” said TEDxOcala President and CEO Dr. Manal Fakhoury. “Every year the completely volunteer TEDxOcala team strives to create one of the best TEDx events in the world. We are grateful to our sponsors, partners, speakers, team and audience for giving from their heart to create a magical experience where great ideas are shared. TEDxOcala carries an important global position on this platform.”

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