New Power in less than 3 minutes

TEDxAmsterdam focused last Friday on “New Power”, a concept that was so eloquently described by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms in their HBR-article. Our speakers and performers did all they can to show what #newpower meant for them. Check out the after movie here: And of course, here are the photos and all talks are already on YouTube.

TEDxAmsterdam 2013 in 2 minutes

TEDxAmsterdam 2013 was an amazing experience. We celebrated our 5th anniversary at the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. With the following line-up: Dadara Manfred Kets de Vries Bart Remes Jimmy Nelson Eva Simons Dominic Seldis Heleen Mees Amy Robinson Fons Trompenaars Words are not enough to describe the day. Let’s look at a short video compiliation.

15.000 proefballonnetjes

Aanstaande vrijdag is de vierde editie alweer van TEDxAmsterdam! Ongelooflijk hoe snel de tijd gaat. Ik weet nog goed hoe in februari 2009 nog eigenlijk niemand TEDx kende en hoe we nu vanuit een overvolle schouwburg webstreamen naar tientallen locaties wereldwijd. Elk jaar proberen we onszelf weer opnieuw uit te vinden. Zowel met de TEDxAmsteram Award (van ideas worth doing naar een serieuze idee├źn-competitie)

The City2.0

Today is TEDxCity2.0 Day! A day to celebrate and discuss ideas that will change the future of cities. Seventy cities around the world are joining this global conversation. Right now I’m watching the livestream (currently Capetown) and am kicking of the TEDxAmsterdam Chapter of TEDxCity2.0 as well. We’ve chosen to host a full day event with live speakers, videos and workshops. The guests (and

An education revolution

An education revolution

Inspired by the great talks from Sir Ken Robinson (2006 and 2010) we’ve seen many initiatives from TED-sters who wanted to contribute to this upcoming Education Revolution.

One of these initiatives is the series of TEDx events focusing on this future for schools and students. Last week my team (headed by Nephtalie Demei and Jessika Lynch) organized TEDxAmsterdamEducation at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. The events was opened by Lodewijk Asscher, Alderman of the Amsterdam Municipal Council.

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