IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ALPHAEON® Corporation, a leader in lifestyle healthcare announced today that it is sponsoring the Fall 2014 TEDx TeenChallenge. ALPHAEON, in collaboration with TEDx OrangeCoast, is challenging teens between the ages of 13 to 19 to develop a technical application, device or idea that benefits society. Special focus will be given to submissions of original ideas around light and sound.
Light and sound are both powerful forces found in nature that often go unnoticed, but their implications have reached a tipping point in science and healthcare and will be a focus for the annual TEDx OrangeCoast conference on the 19th and 20th of September. The TEDx TeenChallenge gives teens the opportunity to showcase their talent and bring their ideas to life. The ideas should to be: innovative, collaborative and make a social impact.
The TEDx TeenChallenge offers a cash award and mentorship throughout the year giving teens the resources they need to help develop their idea. The contest is free and applications will be accepted until August 31, 2014. Winners will be announced at the TEDx OrangeCoast annual conference on September 20, 2014.
Apply now at www.tedxorangecoast.com/teen/apply/.
About ALPHAEON Corporation
ALPHAEON Corporation is a lifestyle healthcare company committed to partnering with board-certified physicians to bring to market and develop highly innovative technologies and services that promote patient wellness, beauty and performance. Ensuring access to leading advancements in lifestyle healthcare, the company fosters deep relationships with leading specialty physicians so patients look their best, feel their best and know they are receiving the best in lifestyle healthcare. For more information, please visit www.alphaeon.com.
TEDx was created in the spirit of TED's mission, "ideas worth spreading." TEDx events are fully planned and coordinated independently, bringing people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx OrangeCoast, where x = independently organized TED event.
TEDx OrangeCoast is a non-profit, independently organized TED event devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading through annual conferences featuring fascinating doers and thinkers who present in 18 minutes or less. Its scope has broadened to include the TEDx Challenge and TEDx TeenChallenge, which promote Ideas Worth Doing. TEDx OrangeCoast brings together a like-minded community of curious, highly engaged learners committed to inspiring change through positive actions.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, and Design. It hosts two annual conferences — the TED Conference in Vancouver BC in spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Rio in fall — and launched the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize, bring together the world's most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less.
Jenna Mons, Vice President of Marketing and Communications
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