TEDxWellington

Summary

TEDxWellington
Type of site
Conference
Available inEnglish, multilingual subtitles, transcript
Founded2014; 8 years ago (2014)
Headquarters,
New Zealand
Area servedWellington
OwnerSapling Foundation[1]
Founder(s)DK
URLwww.tedxwellington.com
RegistrationOptional
Launched2014 (first conference)
Current statusActive

TEDxWellington is an independent TEDx event held annually in Wellington, New Zealand. 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 2017, TEDxWellington hosted 13 speakers and 1,000 delegates at the St. James Theatre on Courtenay Place, the main street of Wellington's entertainment district, opposite the Reading Cinema complex.[3]

History

TEDxWellington was founded as an independent TEDx event by producer DK.

In 2017, TEDxWellington hosted 13 speakers and 1,000 delegates at the St. James Theatre on Courtenay Place, the main street of Wellington's entertainment district, opposite the Reading Cinema complex.

Events and speakers

2014

  • Fraser Callaway and Oliver Ward
  • Sophie Jerram
  • Ryfe
  • Laura Green
  • Guy Ryan
  • Gabe Davidson
  • Dylan Coburn
  • Dave Moskovitz
  • Cassandra Treadwell
  • Arcee
  • Alan Schaaf
  • Adam Ben-Dror

2016

  • Sacha Copland
  • Pamela Bell
  • Michael Armstrong
  • Laurinda Thomas
  • Marie Fitzpatrick & Nic Murray
  • Glenis Hiria Philip-Barbara
  • Fiona King
  • Dr. Shaun Holt
  • Deborah Morris-Travers
  • David Eccles
  • Charles Babb
  • Asher

2017

  • Bop Murdoch, Jody Burrell and Sarah Tuck
  • Clare Christian
  • Irene Wakefield
  • Jack Candlish
  • Jason Long
  • Jo Cribb
  • John Cockrem
  • Marjan van den Belt
  • Melissa Marquez
  • Nik Curry
  • Phil Sage
  • Rebecca Stewart
  • Tuaine-Nurse Tamarua Robati

See also

References

  1. ^ "About TED: Who we are: Who owns TED". TED: Ideas Worth Spreading. TED Conferences, LLC. Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  2. ^ Rosenbloom, Stephanie (24 September 2010). "A Conference Makes Learning Free (and Sexy)". The New York Times. Retrieved 6 October 2018.
  3. ^ Thomas, Rachel. "Hasbro toy designer among list of TEDxWellington speakers". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 6 October 2018.

External links

  • TEDxWellington