TEDxBasel2019

Saturday May 11th, 13:00 Musical Theater

Don’t miss an afternoon of inspiring ideas, performances and people.

Meet Our Speakers

A few of the speakers that will take the stage

Tanja Grandits   Tanja is the head chef and owner of the Michelin-starred restaurant Stucki in Basel. Her work is all about the passion for and love of good food. Tanja developed a unique style of cooking centered around colours, spices, and a lot of joy. She runs a shop with her own products, is a cookbook author, and writes a weekly column. The most important thing in her life is her thirteen-year-old daughter.

Tanja Grandits

Tanja is the head chef and owner of the Michelin-starred restaurant Stucki in Basel.
Her work is all about the passion for and love of good food. Tanja developed a unique style of cooking centered around colours, spices, and a lot of joy. She runs a shop with her own products, is a cookbook author, and writes a weekly column. The most important thing in her life is her thirteen-year-old daughter.

ankit singhal   Ankit is a 15 year old student at the International School Basel and has lived in Switzerland for 6 years. In his free time he plays basketball competitively and trains in martial arts.He is an active participant in Model United Nations and loves to consider and debate difficult questions relating to politics.

ankit singhal

Ankit is a 15 year old student at the International School Basel and has lived in Switzerland for 6 years. In his free time he plays basketball competitively and trains in martial arts.He is an active participant in Model United Nations and loves to consider and debate difficult questions relating to politics.

ALKISTIS PETROPAKI   Alkistis joined Advance as General Manager in 2015. She has more than 20 years experience in management positions at well-known FMCG companies such as L’Oreal, Nestlé, and Mövenpick. In addition, Alkistis holds an MBA.

ALKISTIS PETROPAKI

Alkistis joined Advance as General Manager in 2015. She has more than 20 years experience in management positions at well-known FMCG companies such as L’Oreal, Nestlé, and Mövenpick. In addition, Alkistis holds an MBA.

Nicolas Thomä   Nicolas is a senior scientist at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel. Nico was trained at the University of Cambridge in Biochemistry and came to Basel in 2006 after completing postdoctoral work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He works to understand how DNA is read-out and repaired. When he is not thinking about molecules, Nicolas enjoys exploring the world with his family.

Nicolas Thomä

Nicolas is a senior scientist at the Friedrich Miescher Institute in Basel. Nico was trained at the University of Cambridge in Biochemistry and came to Basel in 2006 after completing postdoctoral work at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He works to understand how DNA is read-out and repaired. When he is not thinking about molecules, Nicolas enjoys exploring the world with his family.

AUGUST DE LOS REYES   August works as Design Director at Google where he leads a team dedicated to harnessing technologies in the service of human well-being. Prior to Google, August led design at Pinterest and at Xbox for Microsoft.

AUGUST DE LOS REYES

August works as Design Director at Google where he leads a team dedicated to harnessing technologies in the service of human well-being. Prior to Google, August led design at Pinterest and at Xbox for Microsoft.

Martin Vosseler   Martin is co-founder of the organisation Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that advocates for renewable energy. After giving up his medical practice in 1995, Martin began traveling around the world full-time to raise awareness for the benefits of renewable energy. In 2007, Martin made history by completing the first transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered boat.

Martin Vosseler

Martin is co-founder of the organisation Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that advocates for renewable energy. After giving up his medical practice in 1995, Martin began traveling around the world full-time to raise awareness for the benefits of renewable energy. In 2007, Martin made history by completing the first transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered boat.


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TEDxBaselLive2019

  • Exclusive screening of sold-out TED2019: Bigger Than Us before they are officially available online

  • Vote for best TEDxBaselPop-ups

  • How to give a TED talk break out session (optional)

  • Connect with other TEDsters from Basel

Saturday 27th April, 15:00-19:00
UBS Aeschenvorstadt , Basel
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10 CHF for TEDxBasel Conference Attendees

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TEDxBaselPop-ups

Have you ever wanted to give a TED talk? Well, you could be in luck! TEDxBasel will host the improved 3 Min Pop-ups! You have the unique opportunity to sign-up to give a 3 minute TED talk to spread your idea. This year, the 3-minute Pop-ups will have a qualifying round at TEDxBaselLive. The top 3 finalists chosen by the audience, will qualify for the final round at TEDxBasel on May 11th as well as receive additional coaching. The winner will be selected by the audience during registration to take the main stage that afternoon.

Could this be you? Be one of the first 12 to register. Spots are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis


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