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Theme: The Art of Doing

Riga, Latvia
June 14th, 2012

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TEDxRiga Experience

We are used to looking for art in the museums, theatres and galleries, savouring the sweetest fruits of the accomplished - the artwork. Inspired by the most remarkable examples of TEDtalk movement, TEDxRiga conference organisers have chosen to dive deeper in the process of the birth and evolution, of ideas, to touch the intangible art of doing. Being excellent is not a skill, it is the philosophy of life - the joyful excitement, undivided determination, meticulous attitude, constant curiosity, exceptional resilience and... all those intangible emotions. Each of us has their own unique excellence combination, when all that at first was just a mere pursuit turns into the art of living. Best enjoyed slowly!

Confirmed Speakers

  • Valdis Krebs
    Mathematician, social scientist, Prolog programmer, photographer, electronic musician, network thinker.
  • Marcis Auzins
    Physicist, scientist, Full Member of Latvian Academy of Sciences.
  • Viesturs Sosars
    Technology start-up advisor, founder and CEO of Real Sound Lab – successful audio technology company.
  • Daniels Pavluts
    Minister for Economics of Latvia
  • Gustavs Butelis
    Gustavs Butelis, better known by his stage name Gustavo, is a Latvian hip-hop artist, songwriter and record producer.
  • Aris Lācis
    Dr.habil.med., Head of the Clinic for Children Cardiology, Riga P. Stradins University, Head of the Latvian State Cardiology Centre for Children
  • Andrejs Ērglis
    Assoc. prof., Director and Leading investigator of Research Institute of Cardiology, University of Latvia, Chief of Latvian Centre of Cardiology
  • Andris Strazds
    Economist, lecturer at SSE Riga
  • Daina Taimiņa
    Adjunct Associate Professor at Cornell University
  • Laima Jansone
    Playing one of the most ancient Latvian instruments, that is so intertwined with the inner world of the player
    Kodek is famous for using 8-bit sounds in the music production
  • Elīna Dobele
    Founder and owner of the footwear design company ZoFA
  • Voldemārs Dūdums
    Freelance creative, Idea generator at Ir magazine.
  • Aiva Rozenberga
    Head of the programme of Foundation Rīga 2014, coordinator of the Artistic Council
  • Ēriks Stendzenieks
    Director of the board at Latvian Art Directors Club, Creative Director at !MOOZ
  • Edvīns Miklaševičs
    Professor of Medical Genetics, Riga Stradiņš University.
  • Toms Kokins
    Architect & urban designer.
  • Artis Svece
    Lector, Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Latvia.
  • Goran Gora
    Singer, songwriter.
  • Kerli Gabriloviča
    Senior executive in marketing, product management and sales
  • Adriāna Roze
    Journalist, TV/Film Director, TV show Viss Notiek director, Editor
  • Zane Oliņa
    CEO at Iespejama misija, Learning and education consultant
  • Gas of Latvia
    Electronic music artists
  • Aigars Nords
    Aigars also runs marathons and is Race Director of Nordea Riga marathon.

Venue and Details

Latvian National Opera's New Hall
Aspazija boulevard 3
Riga, LV-1050
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