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Theme: SHAPING OUR FUTURE Make, Build, Grow

Bath, United Kingdom
November 20th, 2012

About this event

Building on last year's event we are delighted to be back and welcoming even more schools and colleges. With a wonderful line of speakers and involvement from the students through film and song we are excited about hosting a very special day. We have a very limited number of tickets available still; please apply via the website.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Margaret Heffernan
    Fresh from speaking at TEDGlobal we are delighted that Margaret will be inspiring our students with her work on wilful blindness and why we ignore the obvious at our peril.
  • Dr Scilla Elworthy
    Nominated for the Nobel peace prize three times, Scilla's work has ranged from working with The Elders, UNESCO and setting up Peace Direct. Her message is one all young people should hear.
  • IdeasTap
    This barnstorming idea supports creative young people through opportunities, arts jobs, funding and careers advice. They'll be bringing a bunch of ideas with them
  • Ben Keene
    Ben is the founder of Tribewanted; the first social media network with real world projects. He builds sustainable communities in amazing places that benefit local and visiting people.
  • Jessi Baker
    This young design technologist is at the cutting edge of all things brilliant! Jessi's key interest is in the relationship between people and emerging technologies. Check out her website!
  • Fabien Riggall
    Founder of the very wonderful Secret Cinema; taking the immersive experience to cinema. Secret Cinema is a monthly gathering of all that love challenging and groundbreaking cinema, screening mystery films in extraordinary locations.
  • Aileen Walker
    Aileen is the Director of Public Engagement at the Houses of Parliament. We had a great time at TEDxHousesofParliament earlier this year and are delighted Aileen is joining us.
  • Ben Rushgrove
    Ben has just competed in the Paralympics winning a Bronze medal for TeamGB in the 200m T36 race. We were cheering him on all the way. Ben has cerebral palsy and is an inspiring speaker.

Venue and Details

Bath, BA1
United Kingdom
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

This event occurred in the past.
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Charlotte Calkin
Atworth Wiltshire, United Kingdom

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Julian Hussey
Stephen Howard
All things digital

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