TEDxBristol 2017

Dare To Disrupt

TEDxBristol 2017: Dare to Disrupt is all about the people doing things differently in order to make a BIG difference. In a world of constant change, these are the positive disruptors. Get ready to rip up the rule-book and start again!

Buy your two-day tickets here. Scroll down to find more ticket options, this year’s inspiring programme, and a preview of what’s to come in this year’s conference.

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TEDxBristol 2017

Dare To Disrupt

Ticket options

One day tickets are £64.50 including booking fee. Just select the date you’d like to attend.

Two day tickets are £106.42 including booking fee. Select both dates and proceed to checkout to get the combined discounts.

25% student and group discount options are available when you select your two-day tickets. 10% student and group discounts are available when you select single-day tickets. Student ID will be required on the day.

Day One: Disruptive Bodies, Disruptive Minds

Martyn Ashton – Free Wheeling: Why You Don’t Need Legs to Ride a Bike
Nura Aabe – No More Us and Them: Disrupting Attitudes Towards Autism
Charles Radclyffe – Three Steps to Survive the Robot Revolution
Mena Fombo – No.You Cannot Touch My Hair
Esther Crawley – Disrupting your View of ME
Alan Bec – Wellbeing: Talking In Numbers
Antonia Forster – LGBTQ & Poly in Animals – Yes It’s Natural!
Joshua Luke Smith – The World Within: Why Dealing with the Heart of the Matter Begins with Dealing with Matters of the Heart”

Plus entertainment from Toby Corton
Compered by Edson Burton, Natalie Fee and Daniel Edmund

Day Two: Disruptive Innovation, Disruptive Planet

Anna Starkey – Why We Need a Culture of Curiosity
Dr Clive Colledge – Why Baby Boomers, Millennials, and GenerationX Don’t Exist
Dr Madge Dresser – Good People, Hate Groups, and History
David McGoran – How Avant-Garde Robots Will Help Us Survive This Century
Natalie Fee – Changing The World: One Flush At A Time
Kelsey Hoppe – Where Is Safe?
Bex Baxter – Ending a Workplace Taboo. Period.
Clayton Planter – Learn The Legal Hustle

Plus entertainment from Toby Corton
Compered by Edson Burton and Daniel Edmund

For more information about all speakers, please visit tedxbristol.com/speakers
For full event schedule, please visit tedxbristol.com/schedule

Please note

The event will start at 10am and end at 5pm on both days – TEDxBristol will send full details nearer to the date.

The event will be filmed, streamed and photographed.

Who is TED?

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas in the form of short, powerful talks, which have been watched over a billion times across the globe. TED believes passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. Independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world – and this is Bristol’s TEDx event.

Now in it’s 5th year, TEDxBristol has grown to become one of the biggest TEDx events in Europe. TEDxBristol returns to Colston Hall in 2017 for a two day event, having been granted a special licence from TED.com. Delegates from across the country attend TEDxBristol to source new ideas, make connections and experience the infectious optimism of our speakers and workshops.

In 2015 TEDxBristol played to a sell-out audience at Colston Hall, trended 7th in the UK on Twitter and reached 2.7 million people online. Join us to be part of the conversation, to spread ideas worth spreading, and make your contribution to the biggest ideas bank in the world!

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