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Theme: Today is a good day.

This event occurred on
October 15, 2010
3:00am - 3:00am EEST
(UTC +3hrs)

TEDxBucharest 2010 was the brightest most idea-generator event of the autumn in Bucharest. Amazing people like Arnoud Raskin, Raluca van Staden, Magnus Scheving, Catalin Stefanescu and many more joined us on the 15th of October, in Bucharest, where good ideas came in 18 minute servings. The theme for 2010 was Today is a GOOD Day. And it sure was a good day! An independently organized event that acted as a catalyst for local communities, organizations and individuals to start conversations about great ideas.

Here's TEDxBucharest 2010 in numbers
- 14 remarkable speakers & performers
- 600+ guests in the audience
- 10000 people through webcast
- 2600+ Facebook fans
- 30+ volunteers
- 11000 visitors on www.tedxbucharest.com

Crystal Palace Ballrooms
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Adrian Stoica

Leading expert in evolvable hardware. Adrian Stoica is one of NASA

Andrei Rosu

North Pole Marathon Runner. Andrei Rosu is definitely a trend settler for his generation.

Eric Weiner

Long-time correspondent for the National Public Radio (NPR). Eric Weiner is a long-time correspondent for the National Public Radio (NPR) and author of the book

Magnus Scheving

Creator of LazyTown. Magnus Scheving is a successful athlete, entrepreneur, writer and producer.

Raluca Ioana van Staden

Best Woman Inventor in 2010. The Romanian Raluca-Ioana van Staden won this year the Golden Trophy of the World Intellectual Property Organization for the Best Woman Inventor at the International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva.

Adrian Bejan

Professor of mechanical engineering and inventor of the constructal theory of generation of design in nature.

Mihai Panaitescu

24 year old Romanian designer. Mihai Panaitescu is a 24 year old Romanian designer. No, let me rephrase that. Mihai Panaitescu is the brilliant 24 year old Romanian designer.

Arnoud Raskin

Mobile school creator. Arnoud Raskin’s creation, the mobile school, emerged as a blending of his knowledge in multiple areas. Arnoud connected dots. After graduating a Master in Industrial Design and then a Master in Culture and Development Studies, inspired by his experience as a street worker in Columbia, he developed the “Mobile School”, a mobile educational instrument for prevention work and rehabilitation of street children.

Nik Halik

The Thrillionaire. Not everyone gets to be an astronaut when they grow up. But Nik Halik did.

Radu Tatucu

Student, Social entrepreneur, World Banker and Business consultant. Radu Tatucu is an accomplished student, social entrepreneur, World Banker and business consultant. He is also a keen debater, ballroom dancer, skier, globetrotter and Queen fan.

Roland Hermann

Professional dentist. Roland Hermann (32) is a professional dentist, but would exchange at any given moment the time spent at his private practice for the experiences he is able to live in third world countries, where he has the opportunity to help people who would not otherwise afford or have access to the services of a specialist doctor.

Catalin Stefanescu

Producer and host of Garantat 100%, TVR 1. For the past 10 years, Catalin

Oana Pellea

Theatre Actress. Oana Pellea is an example of how beautiful a human being can be. In all our imperfection, in all our struggles, deep down human beings have a beauty that most of us have forgotten about long ago.

Organizing team


Bucharest, Romania
  • Andreea Balaci
    Audience Liaison
  • Andrei Dinu
    Program & Logistics
  • Carmen Oprea
    Sponsorship & Program
  • Oana Toiu
  • Radu Bosa
    Audience Liaison
  • Sebastian Plamadeala
  • Titus Capilnean
  • Laura Balut