TED X Conference in Amarillo

At the Amarillo College Downtown campus, the cityâ??s first TED conference examined the life of cities.

TED is a nonprofit that brings people together to exchange ideas.

Anette Carlisle, the sponsor, says "Weâ??re hosting to my knowledge, the first TEDX Amarillo eventâ?¦.itâ??s about building a more vibrant city with stronger citizensâ?¦a place for people to live and prosper."

Of course, the issue of city planning and living is currently being tackled by Downtown Amarillo, Inc.

Executive Director Melissa Dailey says, "You have to plan comprehensively and long term.ã?? Itâ??s important to have long term vision, so future generations can benefit."