x = independently organized TED event

This event occurred on
September 10, 2012
6:30pm - 8:30pm AEST
(UTC +10hrs)
Melbourne, VIC

In the spirit of TEDx, these eminent speakers will present ideas from their diverse fields on the broad topic of science and technology. While these talks provide the benefit of learning new ideas and sparking debates, we also aim to promote collaboration by bringing together motivated and curious minded individuals to solve the biggest problems of our time.

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Asia Center
University of Melbourne
Swanston St
Melbourne, VIC
Event type:
University (What is this?)
See more ­T­E­Dx­Uni­Melb events


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

Jason Fox

Dr Jason Fox is an award winning speaker, implementation-gamestormer and idea-liberating academic rogue. By the age of 25, Jason had completed a PhD, written two books and lectured at three universities. Now, he helps forward-thinking leaders boost productivity, influence behaviour and make clever happen... through the power of motivation science and game design.

Geoffery Taylor

Leader of the Australian High Energy Program

Ian Johnston

Expert in Geotechnical Engineering, and Geothermal Energy

Will Dayble

For the last 10 years Will has been at the leading edge of web, design and storytelling. He writes university courses and teach/consult often on the same subject he does every day as a Director of Squareweave.

Organizing team


Melbourne, Australia
  • Oliver Lock
    Technical support & marketing
  • Zoe Hallwright
    Stage manegement & logistics
  • Rahul Mishra
  • Roneil Kintanar
  • Pauline Wang
    Video Recording
  • Maureen Lu
    Video recording & marketing
  • Emily Casey
    Video editing, secretary & registration
  • Abdul Mohammad
    Logistics & usher
  • Tom Crowhurst
    Catering & usher
  • Patrick Liu
    Media & logistics
  • Lucy Luo
    Speaker contact
  • Arun Bharatula
    Speaker contact
  • JoAnne Loquellano
    Speaker contact
  • Sophia Zhu
    Speaker contact & usher
  • Sarah Dekiere
    Speaker contact
  • Deepak Poola
    Speaker contact & registration
  • Nick Fabbri
    Speaker contact
  • Celine Pascal
  • David Fowler
    Logistics & registration
  • Jerry Chen
    Funds management & registration
  • Xiang zhe Xu
  • Matt Pierri
    Marketing and secretary