TEDxZurich 2013 on October 2: Apply now!

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.


We are putting together a programme of very diverse talks, all of which promise to inspire, fascinate and most importantly live up to TED’s motto of ‘Ideas worth sharing’. The published speakers as of today:

– Fantasy author and entrepreneur Ian Livingstone talks about Work Play Balance
– Professor Greta R. Patzke presents her research about artificial photosynthesis.
– Professor Rolf Pfeifer shares his insights about how the body shapes the way we think
– Data scientist Nicolas Perony talks about what constitutes the complex nature of societies

We will be adding more speakers and topcis over the next days and weeks, our speaker team is very busy compiling this year’s programme.

As of today, everyone can apply for a seat at TEDxZurich 2013. To do that, proceed to our application form. If you’d like to know more about the application procedure and why you need to apply in the first place, have a look at our application FAQ. We will do our very best to ensure a diverse and high-quality audience at TEDxZurich 2013.

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