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AUT brings the #AUTLounge to TEDxAuckland

AUT brings the #AUTLounge to TEDxAuckland


AUT University is proud to sponsor TEDxAuckland 2014: Ascending, tomorrow from 10am to 6pm at the Aotea Centre. This is AUT’s second year as a sponsor.

This year’s conference will feature an impressive list of national on international speakers covering a variety of inspiring topics including entrepreneurship, physics and sharks.

As part of the event, there will be an opportunity to experience TEDxAuckland in a unique way. AUT will be hosting the AUT Lounge in the Limelight room, just off the main foyer, at the Aotea Centre during TEDxAuckland. Entry to the AUT Lounge will be completely free for the public and will offer live streaming of the TEDxAuckland presentations during the event and expanded discussion, presentations and engagement from Urliza Carlson, Mike Allsop, Matt Stone, Catherine Bell, John Boone, Riley Elliott and Richard Easther during the breaks.

Urliza and Mike will share further stories of the personal triumph and success; Matt and Catherine will tackle food and health issues in 2014 and Riley and Richard will discuss science and the media in modern day Aotearoa.

For more information about the speakers and the event, visit http://tedxauckland.com/.

To join the conversation online use #AUTLounge and follow www.twitter.com/AUTuni for updates.

Break one: Urliza Carlson and Mike Alsop

Break two: Matt Stone and Catherine Bell

Break three: John Boone

Break four: Riley Elliott and Richard Easther

ENDS


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