x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Life Online

This event occurred on
March 30, 2012
1:00pm - 4:30pm BST
(UTC +1hr)
United Kingdom

We’re very pleased to announce that the second TEDxBradford will be joining the launch celebrations of the Life Online gallery at the city’s National Media Museum!

On the afternoon of Friday 30th April, we’ll be diving into the social, technological and cultural impact of the internet with a programme of speakers that will examine its history, its impact on humanity and also speculate about its distant futures.

Cubby Broccoli Theatre
National Media Museum
Bradford, BD1 1NQ
United Kingdom
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Maureen Pennock

Web Archive Engagement & Liaison Manager (The British Library)

Jane Macdonald

Tales of Things and Electronic Memory (Edinburgh College of Art)

Tim O'Reilly

The founder of O'Reilly Media (formerly O'Reilly & Associates) and a supporter of the free software and open source movements.

Mark Graham

Mark Graham's research focuses on Internet and information geographies, and the overlaps between ICTs and economic development.

Dominic Smith

An artist and curator who's practice explores open source methods of project development through a hands-on, open approach to working with art & technology.

Dr Kieran Fenby-Hulse

A musicologist working in research support at the University of Bradford.

Gwyneth Sutherlin

A doctoral candidate in conflict resolution at the University of Bradford. Her research examines the impact of cultural bias in ICT design on identity, participation, and information access.

Anna Farmery

Over 20 years of working as a corporate director for blue chip companies, she started The Engaging Brand to help businesses truly engage with the modern consumer.

Paul Rogers

Professor of Peace Studies at Bradford University and a consultant to Oxford Research Group, an independent UK think tank, and also writes a weekly analysis of international security issues.

Organizing team


Bradford, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
  • Fozia Bano
    Festival & Events Producer (National Media Museum)
  • Tom Woolley
    Curator of New Media (National Media Museum)
  • Maarja Hallik
    Student Liaison Officer, Division of Peace Studies (University of Bradford)
  • Ian Palmer
    Dean of Computing, Informatics & Media (University of Bradford)
  • Steve Manthorp
    Owner, Manthorp ACT