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TEDxZurich is a day of wonder, inspiration and awe. You will meet and get to know interesting people and learn about topics you never thought about before.
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  • Story by Tanya König What does «opening doors» mean to you? It’s giving somebody a shot, giving an opportunity, opening a window of opportunity. These doors rarely come the size of a gate, but are small gestures that accumulate over time: An invite, a phone......

  • Only five days until application for this year's TEDxZurich closes. If you have not applied yet, it might be due to some questions you have been asking yourself – let us give you some answers here....

  • Lesions. Ulcers. Rashes that spread on the skin. Fevers. Debilitating pain… and finally, at the end, even madness. These are only some of the effects of infectious syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease caused by a tiny cork-screw shaped bacterium, often viewed as a thing of......

  • Be a part of an amazing audience and enjoy an afternoon of great ideas. Date: Friday 17th November, 2017 Location: SRF Studios Zurich Follow us on our social media channels to keep yourself posted      ...

  • Are you interested in volunteering in a fun environment with the aim to bringing great ideas closer to the community? If yes, then we are looking for YOU! We are looking for volunteers to help throughout the event day and make it a special experience for everyone.......

  • To me, TED Talks are about sharing a person’s story. They promote understanding. They are a powerful way of dissolving barriers by creating a new understanding on a topic and within yourself, which promotes connection.  Certain talks remain in my mind for a long time,......

  • Story: Tanya König Carola Wimmer (27) is a globetrotter sharing her impressions on Instagram and her blog cthesky.com. She started working as a flight attendant in 2010 and has since 2015, been studying Journalism and Media Management in Vienna. In 2016 she further expanded her horizons......

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  • Text and Photo: Tanya König Nick Mazrekaj (30) is originally from Kosovo and grew up in Switzerland. He opened up his living room in Zurich to his friends and extended it for members of the «Kasheme» – what he now calls his living room. He offers an eclectic......

  • Name: Fareena Chaudhry Role within TEDx: Co-Lead TedxZurich 2017 I look forward to a dynamic exchange between creative minds that are part of the wider Zurich community. The varied programme of side events, live art sessions and talks will provide the perfect platform for discussion and......

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TEDxZurich 2012 is over – thank you all for being a part of it, be it in person at SRF / tpc or out there watching the livestream. All of you have contributed to making it the awesome experience that it was. We have collected a pick of tweets during the day and compiled them to a storify document. This also includes links to all the speakers, the TED talks that were screened and media coverage throughout the day....

We are bringing the annual TED Conference experience live to HUB Zurich. Join in this gathering of TED fans to watch the latest ideas worth spreading as you share and discover the unexpected connections, extraordinary insights, and powerful inspiration the TED community is famous for....

You might already have read it all over Twitter today: TEDx is celebrating its 4th birthday. This is still young, but in those 4 years, loads of most inspiring ideas have been spread and shared. ...

We are thrilled to announce the next edition of TEDxZurich which is going to be held at SRF studios / tpc on Wednesday October 2nd 2013. Be sure to mark the date in your calendars. Our team is very busy right now creating yet another exciting and inspiring day of ideas worth spreading....

While we were busy getting the first pillars for TEDxZurich 2013 ready, we have been hearing a lot about education, especially around TED Prize winner Sugata Mitra and his wish to build a school in the cloud, empowering children to explore and to learn from one another....

To shorten your waiting time for our next edition of TEDxZurich to be held at October 2, we bring TEDGlobal from Edinburgh live to HUB Zurich. We have been able to make a little more space available than the last time around, but either way: tickets are free of charge, but limited. ...

Thank you to everyone who has been joining us last night and enjoyed the stream from TEDGlobal with us. We love to see our local community gathering and mingling, getting to know each other and exchanging ideas – it's been great to have you there. A special thank you as always goes to our friendly and generous hosts at Hub Zurich who made it all possible....

As application opening is approaching, we are happy to be able to publish the first two members of our upcoming speaker lineup for this year's conference. Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome Greta R. Patzke and Rolf Pfeifer....

We are happy to open registrations of TEDxZurich 2013 edition today. We hope you have already firmly marked the date – October 2, 2013 – in your calendar. Here's some good reasons to look forward to that date....