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Theme: Universal call (10th edition)

This event occurred on
April 15, 2023
Diepenbeek, Limburg (nl)

On Saturday 15 April, the tenth edition of TEDxUHasselt, an event of international class organised by twelve dedicated students of Hasselt University, will take place. The event will take place at the Diepenbeek campus and the doors will be open from 4pm.

This year's speakers include Thierry Geerts, the top man of Google Belgium, Jef Willem, host of the podcast "Onbespreekbaar", and Tom Crawford, a famous YouTuber and professor at Oxford University. Besides inspiring speakers, you can also expect impressive musical interludes, including Jessica Bouhez from The Voice of Flanders, and a dance act. The evening will end with a reception where you can network with other interested parties.

Best of all, the event is free to the public! Registration is still open until 1 April 2023 at www.tedxuhasselt.be/tickets. The event is the perfect opportunity to network, get new ideas and get yourself inspired by the speakers' stories.

And there is more good news: TEDxUHasselt is the oldest TEDx event in Belgium and is listed as an example on the official TED website. So what are you waiting for? Come to TEDxUHasselt and get inspired by the most innovative ideas and speakers of the moment!

Hasselt University
Agoralaan Gebouw D
Diepenbeek, Limburg (nl)
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Elke Geraerts

Psychologist and CEO of Better Minds at Work
With a wealth of experience in neuroscience and psychology, Elke is on a mission to unlock the true potential of people's brains. Join her as she unveils her groundbreaking insights on 'The New Now: Empower Your Brain in a World Where Change is the Only Constant.'

Jef Willem

Podcast host "onbespreekbaar"
Jef Willem has been actively working for three years to highlight the mental well-being of others, especially young people. He touches on subjects that are often not discussed within our society, but do affect many of us.

Khadija Rejdy

Khadija's relentless pursuit of change has led her to challenge conventional norms and redefine the very essence of work. Today, she stands before us as a true catalyst for transformation, armed with a wealth of insights and a burning desire to change the way we perceive and approach our professional lives.

Leo van Woerden

Leo van Woerden has a background in neurophysiology and a passion for brainwaves and sleep.

Robin Marx

Web Protocol and Performance Expert at Akamai
Robin Marx contributes at the IETF, the Internet Engineering Task Force, which designs and develops networking protocols that form the foundations of the internet.

Thierry Geerts

Country Director of Google Belgium & Luxembourg
Thierry Geerts is Country Director of Google Belgium and Luxembourg. He is also the author of two books and will share his insights on the second one, called "Homo digitalis, how digitalisation is making us more human".

Tom Crawford

YouTuber & Professor at Oxford University
Tom Crawford is the face of the award-winning YouTube channel 'Tom Rocks Maths' and Professor Doctor at Oxford University. He also sometimes appears on Numberphile where he explains maths problems clearly.

Véronique de Prycker

Leadership & executive presence mentor
Introducing Véronique De Prycker, a passionate keynote speaker, certified trainer, and mentor. Her career spans more than 25 years of international experience, with previous years at one of the 'Big 4' companies. Committed to helping professionals and B2B companies achieve success, she focuses on the critical role of economy, health, and education in building a thriving society. Véronique tackles gender disparities in the workplace, offering practical advice to empower women. Her dedication to giving back is evident in her volunteer work, and her talent for translating complex theories into actionable methods inspires those looking to master their personal and professional lives.

Organizing team


  • Furkan Üstboga
    Team member
  • Gythe Stans
    Team member
  • Michiel Swaanen
    Team member
  • Nabil Nait Oufakir
    Team member