Soweto

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Theme: Positive Disruption

Johannesburg, South Africa
April 3rd, 2013

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About this event

This year’s TEDxChange event, convened by Melinda French Gates, takes place on 3 April 2013 in Seattle, USA.

TEDxSoweto, along with over 175 other TEDx communities around the world, will stream this event live. Our programme will run from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at JoziHub, on 44 Stanley Avenue, in Milpark Johannesburg.

TEDxChange 2013 is themed “Positive Disruption”:

Disruption is usually unwelcome. It represents conflict, chaos, and potential danger. We discourage disruptive behavior in our homes and our societies, often favoring passivity and compliance. But disruption can be a positive – sometimes vital – catalyst for change. It can challenge old assumptions, ignite conversations, activate authorities and expose new possibilities. Disruption can shed a unique light on difficult issues, giving a fresh urgency and perspective to the challenges of our global community. To solve the most intractable challenges in health and development, we need positive disruption. It is the path to true progress.

Venue and Details

Jozihub
44 Stanley Avenue Centre
Milpark
Johannesburg, 2092
South Africa
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Event Type (what is this?) TEDxChange Simulcast (TEDxLive)

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Organizer Bf72fb9c03732f426bab0ebd86485f52b6f74d62_165x165

Kelo Kubu
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Team

Ithateng Mokgoro
Curator
Bheki Ncongwane
Logistics Manager
Trevor Chomumwe
Administration