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Sat 3 Aug 2013, 10:00am–6:00pm

Where: Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Dr, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • GA - Balcony: $70.00
  • GA - Circle: $90.00
  • GA - Stalls: $90.00
  • Additional fees may apply


Listed by: kirsten39

TEDxAuckland is returning this August, bringing together some of the country's most interesting minds for a full day of stimulating talks, discussions and learning.

The event will inspire and provoke thought by exposing attendees to a selection of world-changing ideas coming from New Zealand’s top designers, artists, scientists and technologists.

30 speakers and performers are confirmed for this years event, who will take the stage alongside Kiwi musicians Richard Nunns, Ash Graham and Joseph & Maia.

Double Academy Award winner Mark Sagar will be introducing Baby X at TEDxAuckland this year. Dubbed “The future of Artificial Intelligence” the Baby X showcase at TEDxAuckland will be a unique opportunity for TEDx attendees to interact with the installation, and the first time Baby X has been seen anywhere in the world.

TEDxAuckland 2013 Speakers:

- New York-based corporate communications chairman and New Zealand storyteller, Brian Sweeney
- Mayor of Otorohanga and motorcycle enthusiast Dale Williams
- Iconic New Zealand furniture and lighting designer, David Trubridge
- Poet, teaching artist and creative entrepreneur, Grace Taylor
- Former New Zealand Prime Minister and Administrator of the UNDP, Helen Clark
- Leading laser cosmetic dentist, international educator and bestselling author, Dr Hisham Abdalla
- Founder of depression charity Live More Awesome and author of A Bit Mental, Jimi Hunt
- Freelance filmmaker and creator of 3D time-lapses of New Zealand landscapes and starscapes, Joseph Michael
- Founder and chief of collaborative website Wiki New Zealand, Lillian Grace
- Sustainability specialist and co-founder of ecostore, Malcolm Rands
- Local food advocate, social entrepreneur and founder of Ooooby, Pete Russell
- Highly awarded professor and director of the Centre for Brain Research, Richard Faull
- Celebrated musician and distinguished authority on Maori instruments, Richard Nunns
- Chef and award-winning author Robert Oliver
- Award-winning documentary director of Finding Mercy, Robyn Paterson
- Educator, entrepreneur and founder of the Hika programs, Sophie Tauwehe Tamati
- Professor in Design at AUT and outspoken critic of dehumanised systems of education, Welby Ings

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