"What do community gardens and substance abuse have in common?  How can a scientific mindset be linked to the film industry? What is the relationship between your home address and UFOs?


It's the answers to questions like these that make us more aware of just how interconnected our world is.  For 2019, TEDxUMDearborn presents to you "Unexpected Connections"; an investigation and exploration of the surprising, yet real relationships between the unlikely, opposing, and unforeseen.  In an attempt to bring to you the awareness of the ironies that exist around you, we hope to spark in you a new sense of creativity as well as the satisfying joy that comes from the element of surprise and discovery."