TEDxPlymouth University
  • Lecture Theatre 1, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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From a new take on a theory, to profiling a local project, the University is inviting local people to share their ideas at TEDxPlymouthUniversity on 9 March.

Taking on the theme of ‘evolution of inspiration’, the event is independently organised under licence from international non-profit organisation, TED – which is devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.

With 18 minutes to deliver their idea to an audience of 100, participants are encouraged to add new, important ideas to the global conversation. The only restrictions are that they cannot talk about an inflammatory political or religious agenda, or sell themselves, an item or business venture.

If you would like to get involved, please visit the above link for further information or contact the organisers at info@tedxplymouthuniversity.com.

News release: Share inspirational ideas at University's TEDx talks (19 December 2016)

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About TED

TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics (from science to business to global issues) in more than 100 languages. 

Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world. 

Mission: Spread ideas

TED is a global community, welcoming people from every discipline and culture who seek a deeper understanding of the world. We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. 

On TED.com, we're building a clearing house of free knowledge from the world's most inspired thinkers — and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other, both online and at TED and TEDx events around the world, all year long. In fact, everything we do is driven by this goal: how can we best spread great ideas?

TED is owned by a non-profit, non-partisan foundation. Our agenda is to make great ideas accessible and spark conversation.

(Information as available on the TED website: www.TED.com)

About TEDx 

TEDx is an independently organised TED event. TEDx is run in a similar way, in the spirit of ‘ideas worth spreading’. TEDx events are locally organised and combine a selection of live speakers, TEDTalks videos, as well as an atmosphere for meaningful conversations and connections to be made.

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Please be aware that some of the University of Plymouth's public events may be attended by University photographers and videographers, for capturing content to be used in University online and offline marketing and promotional materials, for example webpages, brochures or leaflets. If for whatever reason, you or a member of your group, do not wish to be photographed, please make yourself known to staff working at the event on arrival or to the photographer.