x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Smart Societies

This event occurred on
September 14, 2013
9:00am - 6:30pm +07
(UTC +7hrs)
Chiang Mai

Under the theme Smarter Societies,TEDxChiangMai 2013 had 55 speakers and performers (24 talks) on its stage. Speakers included scientists, activists, policy makers, researchers, social entrepreneurs, technologists, environmentalists, business people and artists; working on making our societies smarter – smarter means: intelligent, competitive, rich in opportunities, sustainable, attractive, beautiful, and liveable. One session will focus on the ASEAN through the invitation of speakers from other ASEAN countries. Five of the speakers were students from schools - selected through pilot program with the aim to promote TEDx event at schools in Thailand and give the next generation a change to share their ideas on the big TEDxChiangMai stage. The event was actually held at Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel.....

A full list of speakers, the program and the detailed agenda are available here:

Chiang Mai University
Conference Center, Faculty of Business Administration
Chiang Mai University, 239 Huay Kaew Road
Chiang Mai, 50200
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Organizing team


Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Chaidarun Tippawan
    Simultaneous Translation Coordinator
  • Jirawan Wongdokmai
    Central Coordinator
  • June Unland
    English Press Relations
  • Matthew Baird
    2nd Co-Organizer
  • Tanyanuparb Anantana
    University Relations
  • Nicolas Luna
    School Auditions Coordinator
  • Rob Burnes
    ICT Technology Advisor
  • Pairach Piboonrungroj
    Core Team Member
  • Tul Lekuthai
    Core Team Member
  • Methee Bangkha
    Graphic Design
  • Chris Smith
    Speaker Coach
  • Nattapong (Karn) Lekchaichan
  • Sate Sampattagul
    Live Stream Manager
  • Christoph Mueller
    Venue planning
  • Christie Mettes
    Speaker Coach
  • Marisa Agrasut
    Event and venue planning
  • Unnawut Leepaisalsuwanna
  • Note Kelwalin
  • Paul Yeoh
    Event attendee handbook and online marketing
  • Kusuma Venzky-Stalling
    Co-Organizer, Speaker Coach, Stage Design, Activities
  • Julian Kossmann
    Video and photos
  • Mia Rongsiew
    2nd MC + translations
  • Rattapong Angkasith
    Student relations
  • Punpitchaya Jann
    Visual Notes
  • Linh Pamh
  • Ryan Christoffersen
  • Pei Ying Tan
    Visual notes