Loughborough

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Theme: "Painting Humanity"

Loughborough, United Kingdom
March 16th, 2013

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About this event

On the 16th March 2013 Loughborough played host to its first TEDx conference. The theme of the conference was "Painting Humanity" in which we demonstrated to a local and global audience, human nature through diverse cultural experiences.

Why paint a picture of humanity?

As our society is evolving faster and faster, this conference gives an opportunity to stop and think about who we are, where we want to go and what we seek in the future. At the centre of this understanding is the idea of acknowledging the importance of human heart and recognising that parallel to our advancements in science; we need to advance as human beings. Using their inspirational stories and humbling experiences, the speakers will reveal a way in which we can build a more serene and gentle society. While some of the talks take us to the dawn of man, others allow glancing at the distant future; all speak of the enduring importance of the kindness and wisdom of the human heart.

*** Programme ***

10.00 - REGISTRATION

11.00 - INTRODUCTION

11.10 - Session 1: “Lessons From Past”

[12.10 - BREAK for Lunch]

12.55 - Session 2: "Inspired Individuals"

[14.30 - BREAK]

15.25 - Session 3: “Human Environment”

[15.25 - BREAK]

16.00 - Session 4: “In Hope”

17.00 - CLOSE

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Venue and Details

Union Building
Ashby Road
Loughborough, LE113TT
United Kingdom
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Youcef Hakem
Loughborough, Uk, United Kingdom

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Team

Youcef Hakem
Curator
Lara Yared
Talent Manager
Darius Mite
Brand Manager
Zhiwei Xia
Resources Manager
Rahul Mehra
Strategic Consultant
Jude Jweihan
Host
Zainal Abidin Adlin
Photographer
Abu Zar
Photographer
Xiayun Chen
Organising Team
Christina Kueppers
Organising Team
Sanjay Nand
Organising Team
Rushita Nathalal
Organising Team
Kristiana Kohuta
Organising Team
Peter Bailey
Venue Manager
Ben Oddie
Venue Technical
Gabriella Miao
Volunteer
Ali Obaid
Volunteer
Iain Botteril
Volunteer from TEDxUoN
Amani Mohamoud
Artwork
Andy Clarke
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