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This event occurred on
September 30, 2017
8:00am - 10:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Trenčín, Trenčiansky kraj

The theme of TEDxTrenčín 2017 is Plus Minus and the event will present incredible discoveries, powerful stories, miracles of science and technology, but most importantly inspiring people. The theme will be accompanied by fascinating TED and TEDx Talks videos from all around the world as well as workshops and activities between speaker sessions.

Trenčiansky hrad
Matušova 19
Trenčín, Trenčiansky kraj, 91101
Event type:
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Dalibor Kocián

Dalibor is a well-known music producer who is also a creative member of various music ensembles and one of the most famous Slovak vibraphonists and DJs.

Darya Hvizdalova

Darya is a member of the international research & development company GoodAI which focuses on building a general artificial intelligence software program that will automate cognitive processes in sceince, technology, business and other fields.

Ivana Klenová

Ivana Klenová is an acclaimed Slovak accordionist who worked as a soloist and a chamber musician. She has been a member of several accordion orchestras and has been working with various music ensembles. One of the compositions she presented at TEDxTrenčín 2017 was composed specifically for her.

Jozef Metelka

Jozef Metelka is a Slovak double paralympic champion athlete who has left leg amputated after a motorbike accident.

Juraj Nedorost

Juraj Nedorost built a dark therapy retreat center in one of the most picturesque places in Slovakia. In his talk he suggests that a prolonged systematic exposure to darkness can treat various psychological conditions.

Ľubica Skalská

Ľubica Skalská is a fashion designer focused on sustainable fashion and upcycling, and a heavy supporter of slow fashion.

Matej Valúch

Matej Valúch is an entrepreneur who was detained in Iran over a fabricated case of espionage and was held in a solitary confinement cell for 40 days.

Michael Jettmar

Michael Jettmar is a prominent HIV activist who is actively engaged in several Czech and foreign projects in order to combat social stigma and offer support for the HIV positive and people living with AIDS.

Roman Holec

Roman Holec is an acclaimed history professor who has published more than twenty books and hundreds research studies.

Tomáš Reindl

Tomáš Reindl is a composer, multi-instrumentalist and tabla player. In his music he draws inspiration from various ancient music traditions while using modern music technologies and processes. He is active in film and stage music, he actively performs with his OMNION project and collaborates with many prominent artists from all round the world.

Vladimír Ledecký

Vladimír Ledecký has been a mayor of Spišský Hrhov since 1998. About 350 out of 1800 residents are Roma, a socially disadvantaged and shunned community in Slovakia.

Vladimíra Čavojová

Vladimíra Čavojová works at the Institute of Experimental Psychology at the Slovak Academy of Sciences.

Vladimíra Ollé

Vladimíra Ollé is an avid supporter of healthy lifestyle and a founder of the project of Nesladím (No sugar, please!).

Zuzana Berová

Zuzana Berová is a teacher and the author of the concept of RAU (Riadené Aktívne Učenie; Controlled Active Learning).

Organizing team


Trencin, Slovakia