TEDxLagos

Summary

TEDxLagos
Type of site
Conference
Headquarters,
Area servedLagos
OwnerSapling Foundation[1]
URLtedxlagos.com
RegistrationMandatory
Launched2018 (New license)
Current statusActive

TEDxLagos is an independent TEDx event held annually in Lagos, Nigeria. Like other TEDx events, the event obtained a free license from TED to hold the conference, with organizers agreeing to follow certain principles.[2] In 2018, the refreshed TEDxLagos hosted 12 speakers at the Muson Centre.[3]

History

TEDxLagos was founded as an independent TEDx event by the original organizers of TEDxGbagada. In 2018, TEDxLagos reviewed numerous candidates and hosted 12 speakers on August 18, 2018 at the Muson Centre, Lagos Island.[4] The hosts for the pre-recorded event were Nigerian comedian Bovi and Award-winning media entrepreneur Uche Eze founder of BellaNaija, who is also a TEDGlobal Fellow. TEDxLagos partnered with the Skoll Foundation and Union Bank of Nigeria for the 2018 event.[5][6][7][8]

2019

  • Vivian Oputa [9]
  • Nireti adebayo
  • Nse Ikpe-Etim[10]
  • Clare Omatseye
  • Olumide Soyombo
  • Alade Maryam and Okechukwu Emmanuel
  • Victor Sanchez Aghahowa
  • Ayorinde B James
  • Otto Orondaam
  • Isioma Williams
  • The Cavemen

2018 (Relaunch)

2013

Rebranded from TEDxVictoriaIsland, the first version of TEDxLagos themed Inclusion, took place in 2013 under a different organizing committee.[11][12][13][14]

See also

References

  1. ^ "About TED: Who we are: Who owns TED". TED: Ideas Worth Spreading. TED Conferences, LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2011.
  2. ^ "TEDx Lagos : Spotlight". TED.com. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  3. ^ "12 Powerful Speeches, Networking, Entertainment! TEDxLagos 2018 was focused on Spotlighting Africa & its People". 23 August 2018. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  4. ^ Ukiwe, Urenna. "TEDXLagos Exciting "Spotlight" Set To Hold". The Guardian (Nigeria). Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  5. ^ Wathen, Claire. "Announcing TEDx Skoll Conversations in Lagos, Bangalore, Lima, and São Paulo". skoll.org. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  6. ^ Akamo, Mercy. "Spotlight on Vibrant Lagos in First of TEDx Skoll Conversation Series". Skoll. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Innovation, Creativity and Disruptive Conversations at TEDxLagos Powered by Union Bank". Union Bank Nigeria. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Olasupo Sasore, Bankole Wellington, Simi Adeagbo, others deliver inspiring talks at event co-sponsored by Union Bank". Pulse. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  9. ^ "Announcements and a look at the speakers for TedxLagos 2019". TEDxLagos. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  10. ^ "Spring! TEDxLagos Conference 2019 is Happening | Get the Details". BellaNaija. 24 July 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  11. ^ "TEDxVictoriaIsland is Reborn as TEDxLagos". Bellanaija. 17 September 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  12. ^ "TEDxLagos 2013 event details". Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  13. ^ "TEDxLagos 2013 - Speakers". tedxlagos.net. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  14. ^ Supersanusi (18 September 2013). "TEDxVictoriaIsland is reborn as TEDxLagos!". Techsuplex. Retrieved 18 January 2019. {{cite news}}: |last1= has generic name (help)

External links

  • TEDxLagos official site
  • TED overview of the TEDx program