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Theme: Level One

This event occurred on
May 25, 2013
6:00pm - 9:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Banja Luka, SRP
Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the 25th of May 2013. a small group of dedicated young people passionate about sharing great ideas decided to organize a TEDx event in Banjaluka - TEDxBanjaluka - Level One!

The stage featured speakers form numerous fields of research. They shared their ideas and inspired the audience in Banjaluka. They had one think in common, they were dreamers who were not afraid to do! They followed their dreams and worked hard for them!

The atmosphere was amazing and inspirational, with 6 amazing speakers and TED talks shown and a small cocktail afterwards.

The theme of the event was "Level One" and based on the impressions of the crowd after the event, we can proudly say that we have completed Level One, he idea spark has been lit in Banjaluka!

Banski Dvor
Trg srpskih vladara 2
Banja Luka, SRP
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Stevo Pucar

Stevo Pucar has a PhD in Economics and an Assistant Professor at the University of Banja Luka. His main scientific and research areas are intellectual capital, knowledge economy and economic growth theory. Stevo is an author of Intellectual Capital Growth Model, the only macroeconomic growth model to this moment that is based on intellectual capital as the main source of economic growth. He has also authored significant number of academic articles and papers and has presented worldwide. He also works as a consultant for business and in public sector.

Matija Živković

Matija Živković was born in Belgrade 3.9.1991. where he finished Philology gymnasium. He’s a fourth-year of the Faculty of Drama Arts, University of Belgrade. Before he applied for faculty, he made two TV series – “Bleja” and “Klackalica”. He participated in recording of multiple radio dramas and theatre plays. He was a participant of the theatre festival Cadegliano Festival – Picola Spoleto 2012. He plays the guitar in a rock band “Slavic bard”.

Igor Ševo

Igor Ševo was born in 1990. He finished Gymnasium in Banjalujka. Currently he’s a student of Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, he is also interested in art and music. He was the state champion in math and physics, he represented Bosnia and Herzegovina on the International Physics Olympiad in Vietnam in 2008 (IPho). He was one of the team leaders on the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2012.) He won 2 silver medals on “INOST” , for 2 software applications. He’s the author and administrator of the web portal Gimnazija Banja Luka, author of several articles in programming area and leader of the school orchestra, where he is also a tutor. He wrote over 30 musical compositions for orchestra and for string orchestra. He’s interested in art, mainly graphics.

Mladen Miljanović

Born in Zenica in 1981, completed the secondary school in Doboj. After the secondary school he attended the Reserve Officer School where he earned the rank of sergeant. As a sergeant he trained 30 privates. After completion of the military term he enrolled at the Academy of Arts (Department of Painting, BA -MA) in Banja Luka. Lives and works in Banja Luka. This year he is representing Bosnia and Herzegovina on the 55th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia .

Davor Maksimović

Davor Maksimović was born in 1984. in Doboj. He graduated at the University for business engineering and management in Banjaluka, where he also enrolled in Master's degree. He graduated at PCRAEE (Regional academy of ProCredit bank). He’s currently working as Regional manager in ProCredit bank Banjaluka. He participated at several courses and workshops, he worked as a demonstrator on the subjects: Introduction in corporate finance and Management of credit risk. He’s a member of management board for UG Prosperitas. He was the president of Rotary club Banja Luka (year 2011/2012).

Bojan Kolopić

Bojan Kolopić was born in Novi Sad in 1987. godine. In his hometown he finished primary school, gymnasium “Laza Kostić” and “College for educating teachers”. 2008. he enrolled in Arts Academy in Banjaluka, department of acting. He graduated in April of 2013. He works part time in the National theatre of Republic of Srpska and where he can.

Organizing team


Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Milica Kovjanić
    Direct Division Coordinator
  • Filip Marković
    Regional Program Manager
  • Milica Stojaković
    Head Director of Dynamic Media Planning
  • Marko Živanić
    Budget Coordinator
  • Tamara Dakić
    Functionality Coordinator
  • Dušan Biuković
    Senior research adviser
  • Filip Banjac
    Lead Consultant of Vertical Wireless Processes
  • Svetlana Samardžić
    Lead Visionary of Revolutionary Experience Development