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Theme: Full Creative Potential

This event occurred on
November 8, 2012
9:00am - 6:00pm CET
(UTC +1hr)
Utrecht, UT

On November 8, the very first TEDxUtrecht ever will take place, with the theme ‘Full creative potential’. TEDx Conferences (‘Technology, Entertainment, Design’) are worldwide considered breeding places for creative and innovative solutions that change the world. TEDxUtrecht achieves so by inviting a carefully composed, exceptional compilation of speakers. In addition to Massoud Hassani and Andrei Herasimchuk, among others Brendan Dawes, Reint Jan Renes and Todd Kashdan will make an appearance.

Lucasbolwerk 24
Utrecht, UT
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Andrei Herasimchuk

Andrei is the Director of Design at Twitter

Brendan Dawes

Digital artist, designer, author and maker.

Kars Alfrink

Kars is principal designer at Hubbub.

Dolf Jansen

Comedian, writer, musician and marathon runner.

Todd Kashdan

Professor of Psychology at George Mason University, Author, Speaker, and Organizational Consultant.

Yuri Landman

Experimental instrumental builder and musician.

Reint Jan Renes

Applied professor cross media communication in the public domain & part-time associate professor Health Communication.

Massoud Hassani

Industrial Designer

Stephen Anderson

Designer, speaker & consultant

Rebecca Bortman

Visual designer (at Youtube) and Art Director Disposable Film Festival

John Burger

Director corporate communication at Ziggo.

Cristina Cassandra Murphy

Architect & co-Founder XCOOP

Robin Hoenkamp

PhD candidate that researches the interface of technology and law.

Dimitri Goossens

Dimitri Goossens is a historian and philosopher.

Rosa Menkman

Artist, theorist and PhD candidate

Ann Mehl

Executive Coach, Blogger, Runner

Organizing team


Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Nathalie Waser
    Founding team member
  • Ingrid Dinnissen
    Founding team member
  • Joost de Bruin
  • Mischa Coster
    Chief Communications
  • Martijn Klein
    Chief Partnerships
  • Marie-José Linders
    Chief Experience
  • Yohan Creemers
    Chief Guestlist