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Theme: Personal & collective growth

Tallinn, Estonia
May 25th, 2010

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About this event

Our second TEDxTallinn followed our goal of introducing the TED format to Estonian audience and was deliberately unfocused.. Although- no matter if the talk focused on HIV prevention, building a student satellite or Estonian energy dependency, all the topics where discussed from the personal point of view..

Confirmed Speakers

  • Taavi Veskimägi
    Born 1974, is a former Estonian Minister of Finance (2003–2005) and the managing director of the Estonian electric power transmission system operator Elering.
  • Tõnu Kõrvits
    Estonian composer, born in 1969. Music of Tõnu Kõrvits is filled with highly poetical imagery. It varies from gentle and fragile sound paintings to dramatic orchestral textures, full of vivacity and passion. Since 2001, Tõnu Kõrvits is a lecturer of composition and instrumentation at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
  • Mairi Jüriska
    Born in 1983, is a Social entrepreneur, Executive Director of the Health Estonia Foundation. In 2006 – 2007 Director of the AIESEC International.
  • Veronika Valk
    Born in 1976, Urban designer Veronika Valk is Estonia's most inspiring and surprising young architect. Her ideas are turning not only the world of architecture around but also the mood of her country. She has successfully participated in numerous architectural competitions, won several awards, published many articles of architecture and urbanism.
  • Valdur Mikita
    Dr. of semiotics and author.
  • Kai Pata
    Researcher in Educational technology. Focuses on cognitive learning domain in biology, environmental science and science, with special interests to collaborative learning patterns in synchronous environment, model-based reasoning and learning in multi-representational environment.
  • Mart Noorma
    Manager of the The Estonian Student Satellite projec. Head of the Center for Teching and Learning at University of Tartu.
  • Ewert Sundja
    Young and talented singer and songwriter.

Venue and Details

KUMU Art Museum
Valge 1

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Organizer 224761

Jannus Jaska
Tallinn, Estonia

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René Lasseron
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Henri Laupmaa
Member of the organising team, Connections
Kadri Ugand
Member of the organising team, Finances
Elina Kivinukk
Member of the organising team, Humorist
Tanel Kärp
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Triin Sinissaar
Member of the organising team, Translations
Reigo Kinusar
Member of the organising team, IT
Roman Lihhavtšuk
Member of the organising team, Design
Annika Suurküla
Member of the organising team, Tongue issues
Liina Vaino
Set design