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Theme: The Next Enlightenment

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
March 2nd, 2013

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About this event

Scotland was once a well known beacon of progressive thought and home to many great inventors and at TEDxYouth@GeorgeIVBridge we still believe this is the case. The aim of our event was to demonstrate to the young people of Scotland that Scotland is still the home of progressive thinkers and change makers and they too can make their mark on the world at large. Throughout the day we lined up an array of industry leaders and charismatic speakers to extol their thoughts, learnings and advice in an environment conducive to inspiration and discussion.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Gavin Oates
    Managing Director of Tree of Knowledge and Scottish Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012
  • Gregor Lawson
    Co-Founder of Morphsuits - you've seen them everywhere!
  • Jim Duffy
    Chief Executive Optimist of Entrepreneurial Spark
  • Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow
    Founder/ Director of Mary's Meals
  • Colin McLeod
    AKA Colin Mentalist - Mentalist and Tree of Knowledge stalwart
  • Colin Webster
    from The Ellen MacArthur Foundation - discussing The Circular Economy
  • Richard Clifford
    Studio Director @ MakLab
  • Mick Jackson
    Founder of Micro-Tyco & WildHearts in Action

Venue and Details

National Museum of Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
United Kingdom
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Event Type (what is this?) Youth

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Charles Thornton
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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