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TEDx hits record in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2017 09:41 CET

With seven speakers and an audience of over 800 people, Lighthouse will be the biggest TEDx event ever held in Sweden. The event was sold out rapidly and in various forums people are now desperately trying to get tickets.

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TEDx slår rekord i Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Nov 22, 2017 09:36 CET

Med sju talare och en publik på över 800 personer kommer Lighthouse att vara det största TEDx-event som någonsin hållits i Sverige. Eventet blev utsålt rekordsnabbt och i olika forum försöker nu folk desperat att få tag på biljetter.

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TEDxStockholm presents the speakers for this year's TEDx talks on November 25th

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2017 08:00 CET

This year's TEDx talks will be given by particle physics, serial adventurers, artists, creative geniuses and covering topics such as technology, entertainment, design, education, science and society.

On November 25 from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Nobelberget, Sickla, TEDxStockholm will be hosting Lighthouse,

an enlightening and amazing experience of live TEDx talks where seven speakers will share new, brilliant ideas that will bring light into our lives.

Lighthouse will look into the past and future of music, what will prevail and what will emerge to disrupt industry, how the new generation brings some important lessons and challenges in the future workforce, how data can not only explain, but also empower individuals and break glass ceilings, how imagination cannot be defined by constructs of usefulness and pragmatism and how to keep it alive. We will explore what AI can offer for education, what you can learn by crossing the Atlantic Ocean in a row boat, and how to restructure your home so that we will not need planets of resources to support our needs in twenty years.

Two artists perform live during the event, we will see TED talk videos and innovative companies participate as exhibitors. The event ends with an after party that continues until 1:00 pm.

Some of the live speakers:

Dr. Elina Berglund is the CTO and co-founder of NaturalCycles - the contraception app which allows women to help prevent, plan and monitor pregnancies. Elina and her husband were looking for an effective natural contraceptive. With a desire to avoid the side effects of the pill, Elina decided to apply her mathematical skills from particle physics to create a unique algorithm that could accurately pinpoint when a woman was fertile - and this was turned into an app so all couples could benefit from the innovation.

Lisa Gunnarsson currently the Head of LinkedIn Nordics, has experience from leadership, sales and talent management and has led a variety of teams since the age of 23, raising four children at the same time. Lisa will be speaking about what we can all learn from generation Z to be more successful in the emerging new world of work.

Stefan Erlandsson works as Business Development Manager for Swedish fashion company Björn Borg. Stefan has climbed mountains in Russia, run ultra-marathons up to 160km, competed in an Ironman Triathlon -- 3.86 km swim, a 180.25 km bicycle ride and a 42.20 km marathon run, one after another without a break – and paddled 200km in a kayak in a single non-stop run.

Håkan Lidbo is an artist and music composer. He is also a strong believer that imagination can be trained, something that everyone can do. Håkan has proven his own imagination abilities with the release of over 350 records and roughly as many art projects involving things such as music, games, apps, film, radio and robots.

Eva Jarlsdotter began her career as a journalist in daily press and national news agency. After almost a decade in journalism, she left to work in global leadership roles in communications and corporate and social responsibility, in telecom and life science industry. Today she is regarded as the pioneer of the concept lean@home and she is on the board of Social Entrepreneurship Forum. She currently works as a social entrepreneur, author, advisor and speaker.

Michele Benincaso is the founder and CEOof the Stockholm-based music technology startup Mind Music Labs, a company developing an innovative 'music operating system' for smart musical instruments. He is a world-class luthier who studied traditional violin making techniques at the Antonio Stradivari school in Cremona, Italy, and for more than ten years has crafted custom electric guitars and basses for international artists in his Stockholm workshop.

Moderator: YaminaEnedahl

Yamina loves deep adventures into the ocean just as much as she loves to dive into different topics and discover what the red thread behind the obvious is. She held Sweden’s first world-record in free diving. Her multifaceted background includes a sports career at international level, helping immigrants into the labour market, writing, leadership in business, major municipality collaborative- and change projects, helping children with neuropsychological disabilities and HiFi recordings as a music artist and creative producer on her album ”How deep is the ocean”. Today she is a digital entrepreneur of positive psychology, a speaker and a leadership- and organizational coach.


Booking of tickets https://billetto.se/en/e/tedxstockholm-lighthouse-tickets-202262

High resolution images:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1mp7joLtTgEaJ03PRttI-2Z0FjEVnEUrW


For more information, interview inquiries or press accreditation, please contact:

Sandra Kastås

sandra@tedxstockholm.com

073 962 88 77 

TEDx is an open-source community of independently organized events that inspire innovation, thought leadership, and visionary insights.

Founded in 2009 as one of the first TEDx's in the world, TEDxStockholm creates a hub for 10,000+ community members to share ideas and creativity with like-minded people. 

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TEDxStockholm presenterar talarna för årets TEDx-talks den 25 november

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2017 08:00 CET

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Press Releases   •   Nov 07, 2016 13:37 CET

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TEDxStockholm Announces “Crossroads” Event

Press Releases   •   Oct 25, 2016 10:46 CEST

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TEDxYouth Stockholm's first partner meeting at Dale Carnegie Sweden

Press Releases   •   Mar 14, 2016 16:05 CET

The world's youngest TEDx organizer Negin Azimi and the woman behind the Google model Annika Steiber invites you to TEDxYouth Stockholm's first partner meeting at Dale Carnegie Sweden.

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TEDxStockholm: Generation WHY? Speakers Announcement

Press Releases   •   Nov 10, 2015 06:30 CET

TEDStockholm: Generation WHY?, happening on November 12th will focus on Millennials, a generation that has explored new situations that no generation before has experienced, from mass migration to mass consumption in an online world. This has culminated in new paradigms that shape how generations communicate and interact across the globe.

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TEDxStockholmWomen: Momentum speakers line-up revealed

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2015 11:20 CEST

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TEDxStockholm presents TEDxStockholmWomen: Momentum

Press Releases   •   Apr 02, 2015 08:00 CEST

TEDxStockholm will host its next event, TEDxStockholmWomen: Momentum, on May 28th 2015. The event will explore the bold ideas of change and progress both in how we think and act as individuals and society.

About TEDxStockholm

About TEDxStockholm

Why TEDxStockholm?
The Swedish welfare system, a world-class educational system and a non-hierarchical working environment have enabled Sweden to be a country ranking high on innovation and Stockholm as an emerging capital of innovation.

Stockholm is blessed with a strong creative and innovative mindset. We want to harness this asset and create an open forum where people can meet and ideas worth spreading can evolve. TEDxStockholm is our way of creating such a forum and making this mindset into a reality.

Our purpose
To further promote the innovative and transparent nature of the Stockholm as the Capital of not only Scandinavia, but of Innovation.

We want to act as a facilitator for knowledge-sharing by bringing the TED mindset to Stockholm, by creating a physical forum, an open think tank, where curious and open-minded individuals can meet, share ideas, make concepts evolve and have them come alive!

Address

  • TEDxStockholm
  • Tjustgatan 2
  • 11827 Stockholm