TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh is proud to invite you to its fifth annual conference, this year, at Edinburgh’s iconic Central Hall on Thursday, February 18th 2016.
Our one-day event will be compelling, engaging, immersive and provocative; utilising a diverse roster of speakers, performances and pre-recorded
TED Talks to explore a rich array of ideas and thinking, key to our desire to spread worthwhile ideas.
This year, we will be exploring the theme “Connecting the Dots” and inviting our speakers to engage with this theme from a diversity of different disciplines.
This year’s speakers include (more to be added!):
MICHAEL GIDNEY (Chief Executive Officer of The FairTrade Foundation)
Dr MATTHEW BAILEY (Faculty Principal Investigator at the University of Edinburgh's British Heart Foundation Centre for Cardiovascular Science)
Dr LYNNE COPSON (Co-Director of Edinburgh Law School’s Centre for Law and Society)
Dr JENNIFER CULBERTSON (Chancellor’s Fellow in the Department of Linguistics and English Language at the University of Edinburgh)
JO SIMPSON (Author and Executive Leadership Coach)
EMMA VAN DER MERWE (PR Professional and Journalist)
ELIZABETH O DULEMBA (Author/ Illustrator)
And the winners of the TEDxUniversity of Edinburgh's Student Speaker Choice Awards 2015:
CHLOE SINCLAIR EDMUNDSON
TEDxUniversityofEdinburgh 2016 is a full day event, which will include lunch and an afternoon tea for all conference attendees, as well as the opportunity to explore a diversity of engaging and interactive spaces.