TEDx Tauranga

Next Event: October 7th 2017

What is TEDxTauranga?

It’s a day long event with 18 items of content (approximately 15 minutes long each). There are 5 components:

  1. Live speakers on stage
  2. Live entertainment
  3. A selection of the best TED videos
  4. Top quality food and beverage
  5. Networking with like-minded individuals
It’s an opportunity for Bay of Plenty residents and friends to:
  • Engage with local speakers and each other
  • To experience a TED-like event
  • To find ideas worth spreading

What is TED?

  • The history of TED  started in 1984 with the convergence of Technology, Entertainment andDesign
  • Since 2006 TED has been available online and is a collection of over 2000 talks
  • Each talk is just 5 to 18 mins long
  • A new talk is added every week day
  • You can watch them all, for free, anytime
At TEDxTauranga every 15 minute component on stage will be different from the next:
  • One might make you think
  • Another, cry
  • Another, change the way you live
  • Another, motivate you to tell others
  • Another, change your mind about something you’ve always believed
  • Another, expose you to something you never knew could be so interesting

TEDx Tauranga 2017:

  • When?: Saturday 7 October 2017, 10am to 6pm
  • Where?: Holy Trinity Church, 215 Devonport Rd, Tauranga
  • What?: 10 live speakers on stage + 3 entertainment acts + glorious food all day
  • Cost?: $99 per person (discounts available for students and seniors)
    • Tickets go on sale Fri 1 Sep 2017

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TEDxTauranga/

First 3 Speakers for TEDxTauranga 2017

1. Mike Seawright

Crossing no man’s land – Mike Seawright left the corporate world for conflict zones and found humanity at its best. Mike Seawright is founder of ReliefAid and lives in Auckland.

2. Shelly Davies

We don’t like to read the formal business voice. But somehow we still feel the need to write it. Come on, people! Reconnect with your reader-self. That formal business voice is DEAD. Shelly Davies, Head Ninja & Rockstar Writer, lives in the Tron.

3. Mayank Thammalla

We as a species must adapt to the changing geography of our earth. Mayank uses an architectural design approach to look at how to shift the notion of culture and its connection to a disappearing landscape. Mayank lives in Tauranga.