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Theme: Ancient horizons - New connections

Arendal, Norway
August 9th, 2013

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About this event

TEDxArendal will feature a wide selection of about 15 of our local thinkers, motivators and inspiering inhabitants - Both born and raised here - or the ones that in some way have connections to our small city!

Our slogan is "Ancient horizons - New connections" and the topics for the evning are all loosly related to this mindset. For hundreds of years - as soon as the inhabitants of the Agder region were able to set sail - they left the safe shores of home to explore and trade. Away for several months at a time, they acquainted themselves with new cultures, new cities and new experiences. They shared their knowledge, and brought home new ideas.

Today, our small region situated in the outskirts of Europe, still look outwards. Great thinkers come from all over to settle here, and we produce ingenious solutions that we share to others. Our shores may be ancient, but we still create new connections to the world around us.

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Venue and Details

Eureka building
Kystveien 2
Arendal, 4841
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Kåre Andersen
Arendal, Norway

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Ole Aakre
Main event coordinator
Ellen Raaum Rekdal
Project coordinator
Geir Andrew
Geir Hammersmark
Sponsoring | Program committee
Marianne Rodvelt
Hostess | Program committee
Elisabeth Austad Asser
Program committee | Media
Lars Kullerud
Program committee
Anne Skjævestad
Program committee
Ivico Cvetonovski
Technical - Film and edit
Nina Zachariassen
Media & Press
Asbjørn Sauesund
Premises | Stage
Kine Wangerud
Consultant | Premises
Graciela Sbertoli
Program committee
Rob Barnes
Technical - Film and edit
Celiné Louis Thommesen
Event coordinator

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