TEDx Loughborough

TEDx Society runs meetings, events and competitions throughout the year. We offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community enthusiastic about ideas worth spreading.

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Updates and events!

TEDx Societies Collaboration Student Showcase Event: we are teaming up with TEDxUoN to host a fun and TED-like event this 17th February, 7-8.30pm, in Nottingham (Rose & Crown). Six Loughborough and Nottingham University students will be presenting their ideas. Entry is free for members and £3 for non-members (ticket can be purchased above and includes: entrance, food and an 11.30pm queue jump for FND (Members ONLY - collect at the event)).

We will be travelling by bus, if you would like to join us - Leaving Baxter gate with Kinchbus 9 at 5.45pm (£3.30 one-way and £5.50 return) to arrive at Notts for 6.20pm. Then, we will take another bus (£1 with student ID) to arrive at the venue.

Visit our FB event page for more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1800228730244654/

 

What is the LSU TEDx Society?

We are a group of TED-enthusiatic people that meet every fortnight to watch TED talks and discuss them with each other. We serve as a platform for debate and to talk about interesting ideas. Our discussions usually stem from a particular TED talk, then gradually transition to broader topics where different perspectives are valued. As a society we see the collective benefit of hearing other’s point of views, and always encourage friendly and open debate. It’s a great place to meet people! 

The society also hosts other events, that give students the opportunity to present their own ideas in front of others or to become involved in the volunteering aspect of an event. For example, at the TEDxLoughboroughU conference that the committee organises separately (unrelated to this society). 

 

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

TED talks are complementary to lectures, books and everyday life lessons. They are to be considered the focal point of thoughts and messages that are shared through the platform of TEDx conferences, which are recognised world-wide for the high quality they offer. The talks also provide a diverse food for thought that will challenge you and offer you a new perspective on different aspects of life. And they are fun too.

The 5 most viral topics: Happiness, Knowledge, Ethics, Food, Psychology.

 

TED and TEDx Explained

 

TEDx Society's Mission: Spread Ideas

Great minds who discuss ideas. People in pursuit of inspiration. Outgoing, creative, resourceful. One step further in one's personal development. In other words, LSU TEDx Society..

 

Message to Members

Updates on when and where the next society meetings take place are posted on the TEDx Society Facebook Group but we also e-mail out to all our members. Click here to join our Facebook Group!

 

Committee elections 2017

Nominations open on the 27th of February and close on the 3rd of March. The campaign period lasts from the 3rd of March until the 6th and finally, voting is between the 6th and 10th of March!

Committee positions include: Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Media/Marketing Manager and Social Sec. Watch the video below to find out more!

 

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