TEDxAalto presents: TEDxLive TED2012

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  • 1. Welcome to TEDxLive! Greeting from TED curator Chris Anderson
  • 2. What is TED? Non-profit organization from California arranging multidisciplinary conferences around the notion Ideas worth spreading First conference in 1984, annually since 1990 Famous speakers include Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall, Bill Gates, Al Gore, etc. Strict format: 18 minute Talks Over 1000 Talks available online for free
  • 3. What is TEDx? x = extension Officially licensed, independently organized events in over 60 countries Mix of local speakers and recorded Talks Today: TEDxLive
  • 4. Aalto on Tracks (2010)
  • 5. Aalto on Waves (2011)
  • 6. Aalto on Waves (2011)
  • 7. How is it different? English Talks only (TEDxHelsinki has Talks in Finnish) Open to anyone, not only Aalto community Can be held in Finland or as a part of major international excursions Multidisciplinary, academic focus
  • 8. TEDxAalto in Figures752 Facebook page followers358 applications200 selected participants for Feb 29th40+ different universities/schools
  • 9. University affiliation
  • 10. Applicant type
  • 11. Attended TEDx before?
  • 12. Interested in speaking?
  • 13. Your own TED Talk Presentation, performance, song… Share your own ideas to the world! 18-minutes Learn more at www.ted.com/tedxSend a proposal to speaking@tedxaalto.com
  • 14. Organizing team Juhani Polkko | Main organizer – MBA Alumni, School of Economics/AaltoEE Anna Vavilova | Program Officer – Master’s student, School of Science (IDBM) Tommi Vatanen | Communications Officer – Master’s student, School of Science Mikelis Studers | Facility & A/V Officer – Master’s student, School of Electrical Engineering
  • 15. TEDxAalto Vision Build international, interdisciplinary community for sharing world-changing ideas within Aalto University community and beyond.
  • 16. Next TEDxAalto … May 2012 Helsinki, Finland
  • 17. CommunicationsTwitter hashtags: #tedxaalto / #tedTwitter account: @tedxaaltoFoursquare: Design FactoryRegister with TED: www.ted.com/users/newwww.tedxaalto.com
  • 18. Twitter hashtags: #tedxaalto / #ted Foursquare: Design Factory