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TEDxMileHigh events go beyond the stage. We invite you to take action and connect with speakers during our experiential exhibits lounges and conference events. Get hands-on with Denver’s big ideas, emerging technologies, and inspiring artists.

Stop Cancer Furever

Morris Animal Foundation

Learn more about how you can protect your pet from cancer, and help dogs and cats everywhere live longer, healthier lives. Visit Morris Animal Foundation to sign their Stop Cancer Furever pledge, learn more about their Foundation, and what you can do to make a difference.

Experience a Flood Without Getting Wet


Experience a Flood Without Getting Wet at FEMA’s virtual reality and augmented reality demonstrations! Learn about emergency preparation and how FEMA helps people before, during and after disasters.

Mile High Smile Power

Delta Dental of Colorado

See Delta Dental’s sugar board, spin a wheel for prizes, and learn about waste reduction! Delta Dental of Colorado is the largest, most experienced dental benefits company in the state. They are passionate about educating Coloradoans about the importance of good oral health with funding and programs designed to reach and treat those who can’t afford dental benefits.

Explore Podcasts with Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Public Radio

Colorado Public Radio delivers meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms! Visit CPR’s listening booth for a showcase of all of CPR’s podcasts. Learn about all of the wonderful podcasts they produce, including Music Blocks: a music appreciation podcast about the building blocks that make up your favorite sounds.

What Impression Does Your Digital Footprint Leave?

Bigfoot Web

Participate in conversation with other attendees and share the things that have recently inspired, stimulated your mind, promoted a new perspective, or even taught you something new. Leave your mark at this interactive exhibit.

Made in Colorado

CU Denver Experience Gallery

Made in Colorado is the CU Denver Experience Gallery’s biennial juried exhibition, which dates back to the 1980s. In the spirit of the gallery’s historic annual juried Colorado exhibition, “Zip 802,” the Emmanuel resurrected this important tradition in 2018 to include artists from all over the state. Highlighting the diverse and groundbreaking art being made in Colorado, this biennial exhibition celebrates the many creative and insightful artists of the Centennial State. Continuing the tradition of inviting outside jurors to experience the incredible art being created in Colorado, this year’s jurors are internationally renowned curators Kerry Brougher and Nora Halpern.

Healing Through Drumming

Francis Agyakwa, Past Speaker

Experience the healing that traditional African drumming and rhythm can give! Join this drum circle, led by past TEDxMileHigh speaker Francis Agyakwa, and enjoy the art of playing a Djembe drum as well as the stress reduction that it brings.

Running prostheses for athletes

Speaker Alena Grabowski + University of Colorado Boulder Applied Biomechanics Lab

The use of running prostheses have allowed exceptional athletes with leg amputations to qualify for the Olympic games. Visit this exhibit by speaker Alena Grabowski and the University of Colorado Boulder Applied Biomechanics Lab to see the most innovative running prostheses for athletes! Learn what prostheses are made of, see how athletes move, and view the stride length and stride frequency of high level athletes.

Caring for Community Health

Speaker Julissa Soto + CAHEP + Colorado Access + Regis University

Visit a health clinic with superheroes! Speaker Julissa Soto, CAHEP, Colorado Access, and Regis University invite you to their mini clinic full of heart and soul! Create your own scented hand sanitizer, and learn about barriers to healthcare and health equity from these impactful community partnerships.

Understand More About Radiation than Homer Simpson

Jenifer Shafer + School of Mines

Understand more about nuclear energy, what nuclear waste is, and the basics of radiation with Dr. Shane and Melissa from Colorado School of Mines! Participate with hands-on demonstrations showing how to stop radiation and natural sources of radiation. Radiation – it’s all around us and that’s ok!

Curbing the Flames

Hussam Mahmoud + Colorado State University Civil and Environmental Engineering

Explore an interactive model of wildfire propagation, similar to disease transmission, at this exhibit by speaker Hussam Mahmoud and his team at Colorado State University. Select the location a wildfire ignites to see how it will spread and the way various structures will vary in transmission. Learn how this model is exposing vulnerability in our local community and informing both wildfire mitigation and infrastructure protection.

Are You Financially Compatible?

Speaker Leah Marie Collins

Are you scared of initiating money discussions out of fear of fighting? Do you want to split expenses but do not know how? Are you the breadwinner and want to learn how to protect your finances? Are you a saver and your partner is a spender? Speaker Leah Marie Collins helps individuals and couples learn how to navigate tricky financial topics and understand how culture, gender roles, and family upbringing impact money mindset. Take a quiz to learn about yourself and how financially compatible you may be with your partner!

Ideas Worth Spreading

Visit the TEDxMileHigh exhibit to learn more about our speakers, sign up for one of our upcoming adventures, explore ways to volunteer, and share your big ideas! Receive a special art print*, inspired by TEDxMileHigh attendees and created by Charlo, Denver artist and TEDxMileHigh speaker. *while supplies last

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