The talks that make one or two very strong points, and it’s important.
Examples: Bryan Stevenson, Onora O’Neill, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
An onstage look at some clever new invention that the speaker was a part of creating.
Examples: Tan Le, Markus Fischer, Raffaello D’Andrea
Music, dance, magic, puppetry, or some other performance to captivate your audience.
Examples: Usman Riaz + Preston Reed, Arthur Benjamin, Pilobolus
In these talks, artists showcase their art and explain the meaning and process behind what they create.
Examples: Raghava KK, Liu Bolin, Aparna Rao
These talks are mainly about the amazement of science and discovery.
Examples: Yoav Medan, Marcus Byrne, Janna Levin
These talks are not about one big, world-changing idea, but instead a very engaging take on an interesting topic.
Examples: Mary Roach, Joe Smith, Charlie Todd
These talks expose your audience to an issue that they may not otherwise know much about.
Examples: Rodrigo Canales, Lawrence Lessig, Rose George