Confirmed speakers for 2018
These are the speakers that will share their innovative ideas with you in a TED talk (6-18 minutes) on August 26. Roughly half of the talks will be given in English, the other half in German.
It's an open secret: Talks take usually 6 to 18 minutes and bring an idea captivatingly to the point. TEDxDresden assists their speakers by rhetoric training and repeated rehearsing to work out the essence of their vision.
Language of talks
The speaker application period has ended.
Our speakers – 2017
All of our 2017 talks have been uploaded on the TEDx YouTube Channel and collected in a playlist. Among them are e.g. Scott Aaronson, an American scientist in the field of quantum computation, as well as the director and audiovisual artist Sebastian Linda from Dresden.
Follow our TEDxDresden YouTube Channel to always get the talks and performances of our conference.
Our speakers – 2016
2016, we asked ourselves: How can we develop more awareness for social issues and grow together as a society?
Twelve professors, social workers and thinkers from Dresden and the Netherlands presented their ideas to about 100 participants. Among the speakers were, e.g. Catherine Gyldensted (NL) who promoted the idea of Constructive Journalism, as well as, Jan Dirk Capelle (DE) who explained the concept of Effective Altruism.WATCH THE TALKS OPEN YOUTUBE PLAYLIST