Stella Young at TEDxSydney 2014

TEDxSydney 2014

Date:
26 April 2014

Venue:
Sydney Opera House
Sydney NSW 2000

TEDxSydney 2014 took place on Saturday 26 April 2014 within the Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House before a live audience of 2,250. It was also streamed live to a worldwide audience … viewing from home, the workplace or one of our many satellite events.

As with our four previous TEDxSydney events, the full day of programming blended talks and performances with interspersed “tasty video bits.”

View all of the talks and performances HERE. Check out some highlights of the event on flickr HERE

 

Talks from TEDxSydney 2014

Performance

Black Arm Band Full Performance

Black Arm Band perform music of the Australian Aboriginal Experience....

Performance

Marlon Williams Full Performance

Marlon Williams is a Folk Troubadour. Described as "the...

Talk

In Conversation with Mark Major

Fenella Kernebone chats with Lighting Architect, Mark Major. Mark...

Talk

Adam Alter in The Studio

Adam Alter chats with Fenella Kernebone after his triumphant Talk...

Talk

Clio Cresswell In The Studio

Dr Clio Cresswell chats with Fenella Kernebone before her big...

Talk

Jake Coppinger Outside The Studio

Jake Coppinger, a Canberra-based year 11 student with a passion...

Talk

Barat Ali Batoor In The Studio

Barat Ali Batoor is a photographer, born into a family...

Talk

Richard Banati Outside The Studio

Richard Banati is an internationally-recognised scientist with interdisciplinary research interests...

Talk

Mary Jerram in The Studio

Mary Jerram chats with Fenella Kernebone in The Studio after...

Talk

Cindi Shannon Weikert in The Studio

Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert talks with Fenella Kernebone about her...

Talk

Tim & Judy Sharp in The Studio

Fenella gets to chat with Tim and Judy Sharp immediately...

Talk

In Conversation with Markus Zusak, in The Studio

Markus Zusak takes time to chat with Fenella Kernebone in...

Performance

Mr Curley: Linsey Pollak

Linsey Pollak plays and loops ""Mr Curly"" (a contra bass...

Performance

Compassion: Lior & Nigel Westlake

Using the strengths of their individual artistry, Westlake & Lior...

Performance

Burad: Tjupurru and the Bulldawadda

Burad meaning White Breasted Eagle in the Badjtala language of...

Performance

“To Or Not Let Go”: Megan Washington

Megan Washington performs a haunting new song, 'To Or Not...

Performance

Bulerias Improvisadas: Bandaluzia Feat. Johnny Tedesco

BANDALUZIA is an acclaimed Australia based modern flamenco ensemble with...

Performance

Hello Miss Lonesome: Marlon Williams

Described as ""the impossible love child of Elvis, Roy Orbison...

Performance

The Ballad of Minnie Dean: Marlon Williams

Described as ""the impossible love child of Elvis, Roy Orbison...

Performance

Dirtsong: Black Arm Band

Featuring Deline Briscoe Sung in Yorta Yorta Written Lou Bennett,...

Performance

Heaven For You, Prison For Me: Marlon Williams

Described as ""the impossible love child of Elvis, Roy Orbison...

Performance

Music Of The Aboriginal Experience: Black Arm Band

Black Arm Band is a flexible musical theatre ensemble that...

Talk

Power Speaking Science: Zoe Norton Lodge

Power. Speaking. Science. is a comprehensive treatise on humanity which...

Talk

Populate Wilderness Or Perish: Barry Traill

Wilderness is untouched by humans and must be kept that...

Talk

Mathematics and Sex: Clio Cresswell

Mathematics and sex are deeply intertwined. From using mathematics to...

Talk

Welcome to the age of the Plasti-sea: Richard Banati

Can we really achieve sustainability with plastic if we keep...

Talk

Dark City: Mark Major

In this illuminating talk Mark Major shows why, with urban...

Talk

Know More About Theatre, You Uncultured Oafs: post Ensemble

What is theatre? What makes good theatre? How does Shakespeare...

Talk

How I Learned to Improve Technology: Jake Coppinger

After noticing many people dangerously using their phones while crossing...

Talk

School Transformation – Our students are worth it: Jihad Dib

Jihad Dib was told the task was too big, the...

Talk

Enhancing Responsibility: Nicole Vincent

Performance enhancing has dominated debate in sport the world over....

Performance

Carrot Clarinet: Linsey Pollak

Linsey Pollak turns a carrot into a clarinet using an...

Talk

Skateboarding in Afghanistan: Oliver Percovich

Oliver Percovich first skated in an empty pool at the...

Talk

A Double Shot of Happiness: Tim & Judy Sharp

Tim and Judy Sharp's story is one of great love...

Talk

Justice or Vengeance: Mary Jerram

We may say we seek justice if we are wronged...

Talk

A future of Coastal, Connected Cities : David Kilcullen

Did you know that one and a half billion...

Talk

Freedom from Schizophrenia, A Twin's Quest: Cyndi Shannon Weickert

At 17, Cyndi watched with disbelief as her twin, Scott,...

Talk

Documenting Asylum Seeking: Barat Ali Batoor

Barat Ali Batoor is a photographer, born into a family...

Talk

The Multitudes in All of Us: Adam Alter

Adam Alter, author of the bestseller "Drunk Tank Pink" delightfully...

Talk

The Failurist: Markus Zusak

If you're looking for inspiration, don't turn to a writer...

Megan Washington

Talk

The Thing Is, I Stutter: Megan Washington

Megan Washington is one of Australia's premier singer/songwriters and in...

Talk

Inspiration Porn and the Objectification of Disability: Stella Young

Comedian Stella Young spoke in session one – "Passages" –...

Performance

Angel of Benelong Point: Scott Spark in The Studio

Scott Spark sings "Angel of Benelong Point" at TEDxSydney 2014...

Performance

The Lark: Four in The Studio

The string quartet "Four" from the Conservatorium of Music, University...

Performance

Four In The Studio

The string quartet "Four" from the Conservatorium of Music, University...

Performance

Bennelong Brass In The Studio

From the University of Sydney's Conservatorium of Music, we hear...

Performance

Tag Along: Scott Spark in The Studio

Scott Spark sings "Tag Along" at TEDxSydney 2014 in a...

Contributors from TEDxSydney 2014

Speaker

Clio Cresswell

Mathematician

Dr Clio Cresswell is a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at The University of Sydney, researching...

Speaker

Jake Coppinger

Young Inventor/High School Student

Jake Coppinger is a Canberra-based year 11 student with a passion for creating new technologies....

Performer

Black Arm Band

Music of the Australian Aboriginal Experience

Black Arm Band is a flexible musical theatre ensemble that performs on stages and in...

Speaker

Barat Ali Batoor

Photographer & Hazara Refugee

Barat Ali Batoor is a photographer, born into a family driven out of Afghanistan during...

Performer

Bandaluzia Flamenco feat. Johnny Tedesco

Flamenco & Dance

Bandaluzia is a Sydney-based Flamenco ensemble led by ARI-nominated guitarist Damian Wright, consisting of a...

Speaker

Richard Banati

Biomedical Scientist

Richard Banati is an internationally-recognised scientist with interdisciplinary research interests in the brain's innate immune...

Speaker

Adam Alter

Author & Academic

Adam Alter is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Drunk Tank Pink: And...

Speaker

Markus Zusak

Author

Markus Zusak was born in Sydney and is the author of five books, including the...

Speaker

Stella Young

Comedian/Disability Advocate

Stella Young is a comedian, disability advocate and Editor of ABC's Ramp Up website, the...

Performer

Marlon Williams

Folk Troubadour

Described as "the impossible love child of Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Townes Van Zandt",...

Speaker

Cyndi Shannon Weickert

Neuroscientist

Prof Cyndi Shannon Weickert is dedicated to helping those suffering from schizophrenia. Prof Shannon Weickert...

Performer, Speaker

Nigel Westlake & Lior

The Story of Compassion

'Compassion' is a 45 minute song cycle for solo voice and symphony orchestra, a collaborative...

Performer, Speaker

Megan Washington

Singer Songwriter

Megan Washington is a two-time ARIA Award winner and multi-platinum album seller. The full depth...

Speaker

Nicole Vincent

Neuro-ethicist

Nicole Vincent is an Australian philosopher based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and Delft, The Netherlands....

Speaker

Barry Traill

Zoologist & Conservation Advocate

Dr Barry Traill is one of Australia's leading environmental campaigners. Driven by a lifelong love...

Performer

Tjupurru and the Bulldawadda

New Indigenous Sounds

When a group of musical conservationists join forces with the passion to hold onto their...

Speaker

Tim and Judy Sharp

Artist & His Mother

Tim Sharp is an internationally acclaimed 25 year-old artist from Brisbane. Diagnosed with Autism at...

Performer

post Ensemble

Collaborative Performance Ensemble

post are a collaborative performance ensemble based in Sydney. Comprising Zoë Coombs Marr, Mish Grigor...

Performer, Speaker

Linsey Pollak

Musician & Instrument Maker

Linsey Pollak is an Australian musician, instrument maker, composer, musical director and community music facilitator....

Speaker

Oliver Percovich

Entrepreneur & Founder of Skateistan

Oliver Percovich first skated in an empty pool at the age of six, while growing...

Speaker

Mark Major

Lighting Architect

Mark Major trained and practised as an architect prior to focusing on the unique relationship...

Speaker

David Kilcullen

Author and Strategic Design Firm CEO

Dave Kilcullen is a bestselling author and scholar, and former professional soldier and diplomat. He...

Speaker

Mary Jerram

Retired State Coroner of NSW

Born in New Zealand, Mary began her working life as a high school English teacher...

Speaker

Jihad Dib

School Principal

Jihad Dib is the Principal of Punchbowl Boys' High School in Sydney's South West. Appointed...