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Theme: Design the Future, Change the World

This event occurred on
May 3, 2014
11:15am - 5:30pm EEST
(UTC +3hrs)
Adana, 01

TEDxTepebagED event took place on the 3rd May, 2014 at Seyhan Culture Center. In this event 12 live speakers talked about innovation, technology, design, creativity and 4 TEDTalks was showed. Our event was the second TEDx ED event in Turkey. There were attendents from 19 different cities of Turkey. 1266 pupils watched the living performance online webcast. "Design skill is the most important 21st Century skills" is the outcome of the speeches in TEDxTepebagED. We have to design future by now if we want to change the world.

Seyhan Culture Center
Döşeme Mh., Adana/Adana Province, Turkey
Adana, 01, 01000
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Ayhan Aydın is the professor of the Education Department at Osmangazi University in Eskişehir. He has many studies about the philosophy of education.


Alp Boydak is a retired member of Ministery of Education. He is an expert about education programmes and improving them.

Didem ÇAPA

Didem Çapa is the head of Creative Children's Association. She has many studies about improving children's creativity.

Gökhan YÜCEL

Director | Centre for Innovation, Istanbul Department of Education. He has some studies about educational innovation and entrepreneurship. He has some important researches digital diplomacy.

Oğuzhan KIRDÖK

asistant professor in cukurova university. Career Consultant, Psychotherapist. He has dyslexia. He is a career counsellor. His dream, is to design strategy games in which children learn professions.

Mustafa YAVUZ

He is an associate professor in educaiton management at Necmettin Erbakan University. He has some studies about tme impacts of schools on students.


She is an associate professor in Education Department at Gazi University in Ankara. She has many studies about creativty, problem solving skills on children.


PhD M.I.T., Harvard. He is the pioneer of "Leader Teachers" project in Turkey. He is the writer of Hurriyet newspaper which is one of the important national newspaper.


Futurist, Digital Strategist. She is one of the most important national digital strategist and futurist in Turkey.

Evren ARIN

He is the Education Coordinator of Autodesk in Turkey and also Mediterranean Countries. He has talks about design for everyone.


Dr. Minna Haring is a lecturer and vice principal at Joensuun normaalikoulu, the University Teacher Training School at Joensuu. Schools such as Joensuun normaalikoulu are special feature in the organization of Finnish teacher education; strengthening the link between instruction and research and intergrating the theory and practice of teaching. A considerable part of the teachers' work is being a teacher educator. Minna Haring has been reasearching teacher thinking in early and primary education, pedagogical well-being and early learning in mathematics. In her speech she will concentrate on some essential features of Finnish education system.


He is 8th grade student and just 14 years old. He has coded many mobile apps on his own until now. He doesn't have any education about coding he has just done coding only by searching from the web.

Organizing team


Adana, Turkey
  • Egemen CEYLAN
  • Mahmut DALKIRAN
  • Nevzat GÜLER
  • Nimet FİDAN