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Theme: Celebrating Life and Progress

August 21, 2024
10:00am - 6:00pm PST
(UTC +8hrs)
Davao City, Davao del Sur
This event is open to the public.
Tickets are available.

Join us for an inspiring journey at TEDxLanangAve as we celebrate life and progress in all its forms. This year's event promises to ignite your curiosity, stimulate your intellect, and uplift your spirit as we explore the myriad ways in which humanity is advancing and thriving.

Prepare to be inspired, challenged, and moved as our lineup of speakers shares their insights, experiences, and visions for a brighter future. Whether you're a seasoned entrepreneur, a curious student, or simply someone who believes in the power of ideas to shape the world, TEDxLanangAve is an event not to be missed.

SMX Convention Center
Lanang Avenue
Davao City, Davao del Sur, 8000
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Dr. Allan Botuyan

Structural Engineer
Dr. Allan Botuyan is a prominent figure in the field of civil engineering and structural consultancy, particularly known for his expertise in soil mechanics and structural assessments. He is affiliated with Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology, where he contributes to research and education in civil engineering.

Emi Englis

Fashion Designer, DFDC President
With a master's degree in Fine Arts and Design, Emi Englis persued fashion design globally, He represented the Philippines in France's International Competition for Young Fashion Designers and was deemed an international finalist.

Jan Ocampo

Jan Ocampo's early exposure to business as a kid gave him a strong foundation in financial matters. After recognizing the difficulty many Filipinos faced when it comes to handling their finances, he founded "The Present," a platform that aims to both promote financial literacy and inspire individuals to give meaningful lives.

Kublai Millan

Filipino painter, sculptor, curator, and cultural mover
One of Mindanao's most prolific and influential creatives, he is the founder of Mindanao Art, the largest art event in Mindanao (and one of the largest in the Philippines). Among his most recognizable monuments are the Durian Monument in the Francisco Bangoy International Airport, sculptures at People's Park in Davao City, Christ the King Sculptures in Tagum City, and the Agong House in Kapatagan, Digos City.

Larra Lasam

Advocate for Authentic Beauty
A burning bathroom incident at the age of 11 almost changed Larra Lasam's worldview. But she found her strength in her empowering personal reconstruction. With an established principle that regardless of how others perceive her physical appearance, she still shines "in a paradoxical way: elusive and omnipresent,"

Libni Fortuna

Transformational Life Coach
Libni Fortuna has risen above societal judgments with unwavering self-belief and courage as a single mother. Her desire to provide the best for her children in all areas of life fueled her journey to empower others and promote safe spaces for the expression of self.

Organizing team

Gilbert John

Davao City, Philippines


Davao City, Philippines
  • Adrian Rex Bernat
  • April Grace Canlas
  • Aron Carl Erfe
    Team member
  • Earl Andre Tejara
    Team member
  • Eli Kim Ganade
    Team member
  • Eric Jhon Solis
    Team member
  • Hyacinth Euryale L. Lerio
    Team member
  • Justin Cedric Dequitos
    Team member
  • Lara Flose Alisaca
    Team member
  • Mika Banaag
  • Shiela Margarette Sabatin
    Team member