Kelly Stoetzel & Chris Anderson TED@Sydney 2012

TED@Sydney 2012

Date:
27 May 2012

Venue:
Carriagework 245 Wilson Street Eveleigh NSW 2016

From April to June 2012, TED held public auditions in 14 cities on six continents seeking to uncover new talents, voices and ideas the world needs to hear. The TED Worldwide Talent Search in partnership with TEDxSydney came to Carriageworks Eveleigh on 27 May 2012 (the day after TEDxSydney 2012). The live audition was hosted by TED Curator Chris Anderson,TED Content Director Kelly Stoetzel and TEDxSydney Licensee, Remo Giuffré … along with other members of theTEDxSydney organising team.

The entire TED community had a chance to vote on the most promising presenters; and many were invited to be speakers at TED2013. Half of our program will be chosen this way. Congratulations to Leyla Acaroglu and Adam Spencer … both of whom get to talk at TED2013. That programme HERE.

 

Talks from TED@Sydney 2012

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The essential role of music in education

Music educator Richard Gill is the Music Director of the Victorian Opera and the Artistic Director of the Education Program for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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Leyla Acaroglu: Paper or plastic? Debunking an environmental myth

Leyla Acaroglu is the Founder and Director of Eco Innovators and a lecturer at RMIT University in Industrial Design. She is a proponent of systemic and life-cycle-based thinking in...

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John Crawford: Healthy soil, healthy world

John Crawford is a sustainable agriculturalist and Professor at the University of Sydney. His projects focus on soil modeling and the social and cultural systems of food.

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Darren Percival: The song I composed with my son

With over 20 years of professional musical experience, Darren Percival works as an entertainer, recording artist and vocal coach. He was nominated Entertainer of the Year at the Australian...

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James Byrne: How plants have sex

James Byrne is completing a PhD in bacterial pathogenesis at the University of Adelaide. He works as a science communicator for the general public, both online and at the...

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Linh Do: The real United Nations

Linh Do is the Co-founder of oursay.org, a platform to connect with leaders to make change. She spent two years working with the United Nations Environment Program on youth...

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Rebekah Campbell: What web entrepreneurs can learn from rock stars

Rebekah Campbell is the Founder and CEO of Scorpio Music Management and recently founded Posse.com, a start-up for sharing favorite places. She launched the careers of 11 of Australia's...

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Florian Beutler: Does Earth have a special place in the universe?

Florian Beutler has a PhD in cosmology from the University of Western Australia. He researches general relativity by measuring the gravitational interactions between galaxies.

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My Journey of Discovery and Joy Through Water Ballet | Pip Hall

Pip Hall co-founded Wet Hot Beauties, a water ballet company for people without synchronized swimming experience. She is also a writer, actor, producer and believer in the art of...

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Deanna Hood: My Apollo 13 moment in disease diagnosis

Medical electronics researcher Deanna Hood develops low-cost diagnostic devices, including a USB stethoscope to infer respiratory rates.

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Ove Hoegh-Guldberg: The endangered beauty of lush, colorful coral reefs

Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, a marine ecosystems expert, researches coral reefs. He has studied oceans from Mexico to Antarctica and is leading the creation of an online virtual diving experience into...

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Andreea Kindryd: The hair wars: a tale of love and reconciliation

Andreea Kindryd, an African-American storyteller, has lived in Australia for most of her life. She grew up inspired by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, amongst others.

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Using the Human Body as my Canvas | Danielle Wilde

Danielle Wilde studies and writes about how technology can pair with the physical body to poeticize experience. She completed her PhD in Body-Technology-Poetics at Monash University.

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Charmaine Tham: Recruit dogs to prevent rabies

Charmaine Tham, the Vice President of Vets Beyond Borders, has worked as a veterinarian and educator on several dog health programs. She has worked on a project to reduce...

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Brad Norman: A deep dive into the world of whale sharks

Brad Norman is the CEO of ECOCEAN Inc., a not-for-profit organization that monitors whale sharks. In 1995, he established photo-identification as an accurate tool to identify and monitor the...

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Darryl Nichols: Garage sales — lose clutter, gain friends

Darryl Nichols cofounded the Garage Sale Trail, an Australian community-based marketplace focused on sustainability, community and fun. He is a passionate believer in the power of collaboration.

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Chris Neff: The myth of the rogue shark

Chris Neff is a third year PhD candidate in Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He is conducting the world's first doctoral dissertation on the politics...

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Derek Muller: The key to effective educational science videos

Derek Muller is the Creative Director of Veritasium, a science video blog with 90 films based off of interviews with Australians about issues such as global warming, seasons and...

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Changing the world, one sanitary pad at a time

Chantelle Baxter is the Cofounder of One Girl, a nonprofit that helps girls and women create change. She is working on LaunchPad, a project that sells affordable sanitary pads...

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Adam Spencer: A lifelong passion for prime numbers

Adam Spencer, a comedian and radio personality with a passion for mathematics, cohosted the Triple J Breakfast Show and is a patron of various science events and programs.

Contributors from TED@Sydney 2012

Team

Clea Harbison

Audience Experience Manager

Team

Zoe Binning

Audience Experience Team - Food

Speaker

Danielle Wilde

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Charmaine Tham

Speaker

Adam Spencer

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Darren Percival

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Brad Norman

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Darryl Nichols

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Chris Neff

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Derek Muller

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Andreea Kindryd

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Deanna Hood

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Pip Hall

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Linh Do

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James Byrne

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Florian Beutler

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Leyla Acaroglu

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John Crawford