6 questions !
to be co-answered!
We´ll share our project following the Customer experience
model from “poetpainter” Stephen P. Anderson:!
TEDxBilbao is a local, independently organized
event that strives to re-create the unique
experience found at TED.!
The diverse group present will be able to learn
from one another, and will feel driven to creatively
improve our collective future. !
The team that has taken up the challenge of launching this ﬁrst TEDx is:!
Antxon Jorge M´Angel Ivan Oscar Naiara
Benito Garcia del Arco Manovell Miñanmbres Paz Perez de Villarreal
“TEDsters feel part of curious, engaged, enlightened and tech-savy tribe.” (Fast Co.)!
At its core, the fundamental goal of TED and TEDxBilbao is to foster and
spread great ideas. We aim to provide a platform where “invisible
leaders” (“unkown” smart thinkers, great visionaries, and fascinating
people) will be inspired and will have the opportunity to inspire others.!
Our conferences main axis is: IMAGINE.!
"We're exploring TED as a global classroom" (Chris Anderson)!
This ﬁrst edition will be held at the
Campos Theater in Bilbao on Saturday,
November 27th, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. to
14:00 p.m. !
However, actually we believe reﬂection should not be limited to a
single day. Rather, it should be a conversation that has different
spaces. The real “venues” where we can meet are:!
We believe there´s space for an open
initiative which is a “glocal” vehicle of
learning in order to creatively spark the
improvement of our collective future. !
"That's part of what fascinates me about working at TED: We're catalysts. What happens when you
create a platform that can be used by people in a way you never predicted?" (Lara Stein)!
"Chris believes in the fact that when you put smart people together into a room, they tend to engage,
and he wants to use that to make a contribution toward a better world." (Bruno Giussani)!
“Today´s context and consequently operating rules are different. First step is to understand that the
new challenges can´t be solved simply by drawing on lessons of the past and on traditional ways of
thinking about the present.” (Charles Laundry)!
We aspire not to create an event, but
an experience that all who participate
feel part of. !
“Thinking city as a living organism represents a paradigm shift in how cities are viewed. It opens a richer
range of possibilities and a wider resource base of ideas with wich to work” (Charles Laundry)!