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Canberra , Australia
October 23rd, 2010 - October 24th, 2010

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About this event

TEDxCanberra is about "Thinking Way Beyond" What might be the best or ultimate state of our society, technology or lives should we get there? How should we do that? Why should we? How do we make it happen?

Confirmed Speakers

  • Kristin Alford
    Kristin Alford explores the role of emerging technologies in broader social contexts, communicating their value to the wider community.
  • Ed Bosworth
    Ed Bosworth is looking to ensure we don
  • William DeJean
    William believes education can birth new consciousness for humanity and hopes you do too
  • Ash Donaldson
    Think you know what you think? Ash Donaldson will show you you have no idea what you know or think.
  • Sunny Forsyth
    Working to bring clean water to the world, Sunny Forsyth helps bring the skills and tools needed to the communities he works with.
  • Miriam Lyons
    Miriam Lyons takes a look at remaking Australian culture, for want of a smaller topic.
  • Pat McGorry
    2010 Australian of the Year, Professor Patrick McGorry is a leading international researcher, clinician and advocate for mental health reform.
  • Dawn O'Neil
    Dawn O
  • Marco Ostini
    Marco Ostini want us in space; there are big questions there that need answering.
  • Francis Owusu
    With Kulture Break, Francis Owusu is starting a movement that will break down barriers and negative views.
  • Mark Pesce
    Mark Pesce will get you thinking about what our hyperconnected future means
  • Julie Posetti
    While she
  • Will Steffen
    Climate change is rapidly becoming the defining challenge for humanity in the 21st century. Will Steffen leads the fight from the side of science.
  • Simon Taylor
    Belief. Disbelief. What
  • Mitchell Whitelaw
    Digital preservation of visual cultural assets in new ways makes Mitchell Whitelaw
  • Pete Williams
    Pete Williams wants to change the way we think - creativity for the betterment of society - to rebuild damaged communities.

Venue and Details

National Library of Australia
Parkes Place
Canberra , 2600
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October 23rd, 2010, 7:00pm - October 24th, 2010, 5:00am (GMT 11)

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Organizer 211512

Stephen Collins
Canberra, Act, Australia

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Nathanael Boehm
Photographer, runner
Lauren Cochrane
Runner, printing, logistics
Allison Denny-Collins
Audience wrangler, project manager
Hannah Denny-Collins
Presenter wrangler
Ruth Ellison
Check-in manager, runner
Michael Honey
Tech wrangler
Clare Irwin
Catering, runner, team house-mother
Darren Menachemson
Visualiser and historical recorder
Gavin Tapp
Signage, photographer
Chee Ching
Corinne Patterson
Paul Liddelow
Brad Jessup