TEDxAuckland will feature a selection of New Zealand’s and the worlds leading visionaries and storytellers showcasing their Ideas Worth Spreading to a theatre audience and simulcast to a wider audience and the world through an online broadcast.
Full lunch provided by The Food Truck Garage! Drinks and water also provided all day for you.
Confirmed Speakers are:
DALE NIRVANI PFEIFER - Dale is changing the way we connect online. Her #donate software, GoodWorld is developed to make giving easy on social media and is unleashing the next generation of generosity.
SORCERESS SOUNDSYSTEM (Performer) - A futuristically classic sound in a distinctive blend of funky drum rhythms and soulful synthesizers – that is how you can explain the diverse music mix of Sorceress.
STEVE POINTING - Professor of Applied Ecology at AUT University, Steve explores the extremes of life and the environments life can live in.
GAVIN HEALY - Director of a marketing for social good publishing company called Viridian Media. Viridian co-founded Element magazine.
BAILEY WILEY (Performer) - Bailey Wiley filters neo-soul classicism through modern, righteous and true live musicianship.
TOM SCOTT (ONZM) - Is an award winning political columnist, editorial cartoonist, documentary maker and dramatist.
TAME ITI - Tame is known as many things... Activist, Artist, Terrorist & Cyclist.
GRANT SCHOFIELD - Professor of Public Health & director of the Human Potential Centre at AUT University.
MAX CRYER - Etymologist & history the English language.
MICHEL TUFFERY (MNZM) - A New Zealand born artist of Samoan, Rarotongan & Tahitian heritage, Michel Tuffery .
HONG SHENG CHIONG - Eye doctor, inventor and humanitarian. Founder of OphthalmicDocs Ophthalmology.
BILLIE JORDAN – Founder of The Hip Op-eration Crew.
SIOUXSIE WILES – Microbiologist and Bioluminescence expert.
SHAUN HENDY – Founding Director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, a Centre of Research Excellence.
RILEY & STEVE HATHAWAY – Ambassadors and presenters of ‘Young Ocean Explorers’.
LISA MATISOO-SMITH – Professor of Biological Anthropology in the Department of Anatomy at the University of Otago.
JANETTE SEARLE – Founder of ‘Take My Hands’, a charitable organisation that redistributes prosthetic, orthotic and medical equipment to those in need.
SIR BOB HARVEY – Veteran leader in the New Zealand creative arts and politics.
For more info on the speakers go to http://tedxauckland.com/