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TEDxWellington 2017 talks now online

TEDxWellington 2017 talks now online

All 13 talks from the sold-out TEDxWellington 2017 event, held on 18th June, are now available to watch online at tedxwellington.com.

The event brought together 15 speakers and performers for an incredible day of ‘ideas worth spreading’:

• John Cockrem – Penguins and kaitiakitanga

• Rebecca Stewart – A recipe for our future workforce

• Bop Murdoch, Sarah Tuck, and Jody Burrell – A ‘gym’ culture for mental health

• Phil Sage – Why toys matter

• Jason Long – The impossible drum solo

• Marjan van den Belt – Overcoming addiction to economic growth

• Irene Wakefield – Softening into the discomfort of conversations

• Nik Curry – Postural patterning: making the changes

• Jo Cribb – Close the gender pay gap

• Clare Christian – Galip: the ethical nut

• Tuaine-Nurse Tamarua Robati – Nurturing young leaders through dance and creativity

• Jack Candlish – Surfing the eco-design wave

• Melissa Marquez – Sharks and female scientists: more alike than you think

The wide range of topics and diverse backgrounds of our speakers and performers reflected the 2017 theme, ‘what’s your perspective?

“The pure talent and ingenuity of the stories shared this year surpassed all our expectations, and the volunteer team behind TEDxWellington have been blown away by the response,” said DK, TEDxWellington licensee and producer.

The conference took place at St James Theatre and was the biggest TEDxWellington event ever held, with an audience of 1,000 TEDx fans from the creative capital, the wider Wellington region, and beyond.

Nine livestream events were held, at venues around Wellington as well as in Greymouth, Nelson, Palmerston North, and Whanganui. The livestream had 5,000 unique views.

Plans have already started for next year, as TEDxWellington builds on the momentum of the previous four events. The forthcoming TEDxWellingtonWomen event has also been announced for 4th November 2017.

Photos from TEDxWellington 2017 can be viewed on Flickr.

Fans can follow TEDxWellington on Twitter, Facebook or sign up to the email newsletter on the website for news and other updates.

TEDxWellington 2017 is sponsored by Powershop, Talent Army, the US Embassy and Victoria University of Wellington. Partners include Almighty, B&F Papers, BizDojo, Blue Star Promote, Bradley Garner Creative, Enspiral Accounting, Eventfinda, Fox & Co, Hohepa Homes, Mojo, QT Museum Wellington, NW Group, Rockpool Productions, Strategy Creative, The Amazing Travelling Photobooth, The Big Picture, Tuatara Brewing, Wellington City Council, WREDA, and Zealong Tea Estate.


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