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ABOUT TEDX BRUM
TEDxBrum invites you to join Birmingham's greatest thinkers, leaders and do-ers in an inspirational day of talks, perform...
ABOUT TEDX BRUM
TEDxBrum invites you to join Birmingham's greatest thinkers, leaders and do-ers in an inspirational day of talks, performance and films, looking at the theme of The Next Revolution.
Birmingham's inaugural TEDx event will bring the TED spirit of ideas worth spreading to our city for the very first time, igniting a passion for spreading ideas in local communities and beyond. The aim is to spark deep conversations and connections, bringing together people from different backgrounds from across the city to inspire both thought and action.
TEDxBrum is an entirely volunteer run event, thriving on the energy and inspiration of a small dedicated team of TED fans.
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxBrum, where x = independently organised TED event. At our TEDxBrum event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.
The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organised. This independent TEDx event is operated under licence from TED.
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