2018 Event

Thank you to everyone who attended this year and made the event such a success. We appreciated all our amazing speakers and performers, our incredible host, our dedicated team of volunteers and of course our wonderful audience! Additionally, we would also like to thank our sponsors- Kent Opportunity Fund, TeachFirst, and Fit4Less- without whom this event could not have been possible. We hope you enjoyed your day as much as we did and all feel a little bit closer to having Discovered the Truth! Keep your eyes peeled for videos and photos to follow!

Through sciences, literature, politics and other fields, we came together to take the journey of seeking the truth. By questioning old dogmas and pre-established ideas, we found new concepts to face the obstacles of tomorrow.

Think outside the box. Read between the lines. Discover a new path.

We can solve the challenges of tomorrow, by discovering a new truth today.

2018 theme:





TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman. Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED.


TEDx , x = independently organized event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)


Carolin Oetzmann
Event Organiser and License Holder

Ellis Cross
Event Organiser

Imaan Fakim
Event Organiser

Cheng Hong
Event Organiser

Keiran Edgar Wilson
Event Production Coordinator

Tim Vellinga
Finance Coordinator

Lea Karouby, Laura Prats, and Becky Harrison
Curating and Research Coordinators

Sarah Irvin
Website Coordinator

Natalia Abdrol
Audio and Video Production Coordinator

Jack Wilkinson
Marketing Coordinator

Sophia Ppali
License holder and website manager

Valeria Trabattoni
Finance team member

“Pleasure to me is wonder—the unexplored, the unexpected, the thing that is hidden and the changeless thing that lurks behind superficial mutability.”

-H.P. Lovecraft

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