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Theme: TEDxUMB:Give&Take

This event occurred on
September 29, 2018
9:00am - 5:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Banska Bystrica, Banskobystrický kraj

2nd university TEDx event at Matej Bel University in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.

Tajovskeho 10
Banska Bystrica, Banskobystrický kraj, 97590
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Edita Bednárová

Volunteer in NGO sector
#1 speaker Edita was living in several African countries and visited at least one third of the countries in African continent, where she worked on various developmental and humanitarian projects. She currently has a consulting firm in the field of project management, accompanies tourists mainly in East African countries, engages in a bike-sharing project called Green Bicycle and starts coworking in Prievidza.

Janka Jorčíková

Healthy lifestyle
#5 speaker Janka has been dealing with alternative medicine for 10 years. She is continuously improving her expertise in anatomy, biochemistry, frequency diagnostics, blood test in the dark field - darkfield method, eastern healing techniques and massage. Janka has her own farm, where they apply permaculture principles, a sustainable life in symbiosis with nature.

Jiří Pěč

Director - regional tourism agency
#3 speaker Jíří always liked to travel and discover new things. Currently working as an Executive Director of the Regional Tourism Organization Central Slovakia, he is committed to systematic development of the region, which according to his own words has great potential.

Lucia Šicková

Chief Learning Officer at Pixel Federation
#10 speaker Lucia is a co-founder of a gaming studio, mother of 3 with passion for learning and innovation. She is a driver of activities related to targeted establish learning mindset as default. She manages internal educational activities, as well as supports and creates numerous learning activities in the area of digital learning and innovative learning.

Lukáš Dzuroška

Country manager at EFMA
#9 speaker As Country Manager at Efma, Lukas is responsible for managing relations with all member and non-member financial institutions in Poland, Turkey, Georgia, Nordics and Baltics region. In addition, as a Programme Director and moderator of SME banking Summit, SME Banking Council and Physical Channels Council at Efma, Lukas has proved to be an expert in various topics connected to innovation and transformation in retail and SME banking.

Lukáš Opáth

Head coach at UMB Hockey team
#4 speaker Lukáš is a Head Coach, Cofounder and member of the Executive Committee of UMB Hockey Team (University Hockey Team). He is also a teacher at the Department of Physical Education and Sport at Matej Bel Universitya and Cofounder of the Hockey Academy - OPI Trainings.

Martin Urban

Artistic boss and choreographer of the University Folklore Ensemble "Mladosť"
#7 speaker Martin is a director, pedagogue and methodologist of dance and acting. He motivates and develops children and artists in amateur and professional environments. He studied choreography and folk dance at VŠMU as a student of Mr. Nosáľ. Currently leading the folklore ensemble Mladosť.

Milan Kyseľ

General manager at UMB Hockey team
#4 speaker Milan is General Manager, Cofounder and member of the Executive Committee of UMB Hockey Team (University Hockey Team). He is a sports lover and fresh father.

Natália Kisková

39/5000 HubHub coworking space manager
#8 speaker Natália is just 27 years old, but she has already worked in three world metropolises – New York London, Prague. She was ranked in the list of most successful Slovaks under 30 years of age. Currently leading international network of coworking spaces HubHub.

Pavol Minár

Marketing specialist
#2 speaker Pavol is passionate storyteller with more than 20 years of experience in advertising and marketing. Founder of consulting and educational boutique InspirationsMinar.

Róbert Vass

CEO & founder at Globsec
#6 speaker Róbert Vass is the founder and president of GLOBSEC, a global think tank based in Bratislava committed to enhancing security, prosperity and sustainability in Europe and throughout the world. It’s mission is to shape the future by generating new ideas and solutions for a better and safer world. GLOBSEC events are regularly attended by heads of state, politicians and business leaders, as well as reputable thinkers from various sectors.

Organizing team


Banska Bystrica, Slovakia


Zilina, Slovakia
  • Andrea Maková
  • Eva Scepkova
  • Maria Murray Svidronova
  • Martina Ragalová
  • Milan Rybovič
  • Radka Brndiarová