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How I survived running 3000 kilometres across India

Samantha Gash
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Athlete/ Speaker/ Entrepreneur
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2019
How I survived running 3000 kilometres across India
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Can Graphene Change the world?

Dr Han Lin
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Translational Atomaterials Researcher
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2019
Can Graphene Change the world?
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An explorers guide to being limitless

Tim Jarvis
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Environmental Scientist, Author & Adventurer
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2019
An explorers guide to being limitless
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How going to Mars will force us to think about circular economies

Xavier Kestelier
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Architect & Technologist
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2019
How going to Mars will force us to think about circular economies
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The old man in a lab coat - Smashing stereotypes in science

Kylie Walker
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CEO/ Founder/ Scientist
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2019
The old man in a lab coat - Smashing stereotypes in science
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Is an AI your next creative partner?

Dave King
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CEO/ Founder
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2019
Is an AI your next creative partner?
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What "whale snot" tells us about whales and the ocean

Vanessa Pirotta
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Marine Biologist
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2019
What "whale snot" tells us about whales and the ocean
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Useful Beliefs - Achieving the Impossible

Chris Helder
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Professional Speaker & Author
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2019
Useful Beliefs - Achieving the Impossible
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TEDxMelbourne is your very own Melbourne-based independently-organised TEDx community.

We are run by a team of passionate volunteers that strive to challenge how people think and feel about the world through sharing ideas that encourage curiosity, creativity, courage and connectedness.

From climate issues to politics, technology, globalisation and freedom of speech, each area has allowed us to shine a light on what's current and relevant to you. We look forward to continuing to deliver ideas worth spreading, alongside you — our community.

My journey to the North Pole and beyond

My journey to the North Pole and beyond

Jade Hameister
2016
Adventure
Year of Living Virtually

Year of Living Virtually

Sam Doust
2016
Design
Can robots make us more human?

Can robots make us more human?

Lisa Leong
2017
Behaviour
Science
How to bumble your way to success

How to bumble your way to success

Bernadette Schwerdt
2015
Revolutionaries
Hacking Humanity - The Next Revolution?

Hacking Humanity - The Next Revolution?

Patrycja Slawuta
2017
Psychology
Revolutionaries
If the blind could see

If the blind could see

Alberto Rizzolli and Marita Cheng
2016
Spirituality
What "whale snot" tells us about whales and the ocean

What "whale snot" tells us about whales and the ocean

Vanessa Pirotta
2019
Environment
Science
Turning impediments into opportunities

Turning impediments into opportunities

Tim Chan
2013
Behaviour
Community
Universal pay as you feel

Universal pay as you feel

Shanaka Fernando
2012
Community
Economics

About TEDx

TEDxMelbourne is an independent organisation created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading.”

What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxMelbourne, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxMelbourne 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-organized. Find out more about TEDx program www.ted.com/about/programs-initiatives/tedx-program.

Volunteering with TEDxMelbourne

TEDxMelbourne is a 100% volunteer run organisation – we have a vibrant and productive team, and are always on the lookout to add great skills and experience to that mix.

It is our mission to create Melbourne’s most captivating experience for visionaries, change makers and community. To change the way people see and think about the world they live in.