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SCRANTON – Geisinger Commonwealth is bringing a TEDx event to Scranton Feb. 7 at 5 p.m. and seeks community members with a unique viewpoint to share on the topic Diversity: Thinking Independently Together. TEDx Talks feature engaging speakers who present a fresh idea or a different take on topics of immediate community interest. The event is open to the public.

Interested in speaking? Fill out the application form here: geisinger.org/speakerapplication

The deadline to apply is Sunday, Jan. 22, at 11:59 p.m. Speakers will be notified of their selection within a week.
 
All talks must be 15 minutes or less to comply with TEDx guidelines, which include:
 
No commercial agendas
No political agendas or inflammatory rhetoric
No religious agendas
All scientific claims must be supported with credible citations
 
The event will be held at Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building in Scranton. Attendance is limited. Reserve your spot: geisinger.org/gcsomsignup
 

About Geisinger
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a Research Institute and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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For GCSOM media inquiries

Elizabeth Zygmunt
Director of Media and Public Relations
Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Office: 570-504-9687
On call: 570-687-9703
ezygmunt@som.geisinger.edu