One More Sleep

all the tedxtearo 2012 speakers

Time to double-check on all the information needed ready for tomorrows first public TEDx event in New Zealands capital city:


The whole event will be livestreamed via the front page of this site plus through the events Facebook page. It will also be streamed through many of our partners and sponsors Facebook pages as well—if you don’t have a ticket you can still experience the event.


1.00pm Networking Hub doors open
1.40pm Event doors open / live stream starts
1.45pm Mihi Whakatau
2.00pm Welcome / Intro
2.20pm Sarah Wilson : Deconstructing Fear : a Personal Adventure.
2.40pm Evan Thomas : Designing for mass customisation.
3.00pm TEDx Video : Chosen / introduced by Kaila Colbin, TEDxEQChCh Curator.
3.15pm Emma Saunders : Happiness is a boardroom strategy.
3.35pm Anja Geelen : Reconnecting with childhood through play.
3.55pm Review / End of part one / Networking Hub break
5.00pm Welcome back
5.10pm Anna Guenther : How crowdfunding is going to change the world.
5.30pm Dan Khan : Thinking small, big impact.
5.50pm TEDx Video : Chosen / introduced by Jose and Trent from TEDxQueenstown
6.05pm Ben Forman : Digital Thinking vs Analogue Thinking.
6.25pm Alex Hannant : Why Social Enterprise is a good idea, and how we can get more of it.
6.45pm Close / Thanks / Networking Hub
7.30pm Go home smiling

Please arrive early to gain full value from the Networking Hub and to ensure you don’t miss anything. Entry to the event space will only be available in between the TEDx talks and not during.

This is a paperless event so if you need a copy of the agenda you’ll have to print this out.

Networking Hub?

This is a dedicated space next to the main event area for networking, refreshments and opportunities to connect with the speakers, partners, sponsors and other attendees. Music will be provided by Eb & Sparrow.

Event App

You all should’ve received an email about this. Please update your profile with as much information as you desire to ensure you make the most of connecting with the TEDx community (speakers, organisers, sponsors and other attendees).

Your name is used to create you a badge for the day which will also have your own individual QR Code, allowing others to scan and save your profile information in the app (amongst other things).

Only available to attendees of the event—if you didn’t receive email information about the above please get in touch.


Please do bring your phones, laptops, tablets etc

Free wifi will be available and we encourage you to Tweet out throughout the sessions (don’t forget to use #tedxtearo in all related tweets).

Cheap Car Parking

Park at TePapa carpark for just $9 (the whole day) rather than paying $4 an hour. Just swipe your ticket at the validator on the day.

So that’s it.

Make sure you sleep well tonight, for tomorrow, we drench our brains and hearts with some wonderful insightful stories.

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