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TEDxSydney 2018

Date:
15 June 2018

Venue:
ICC Sydney Theatre, 14 Darling Drive, Sydney, NSW 2000

TEDxSydney took place at ICC Sydney, in Darling Harbour on Friday 15 June 2018. 

It was the biggest TEDxSydney to date!
Our incredible group of speakers and performers inspired thousands with talks, performances, films and debate focused around HumanKind.
You can check out the images from the day or re-watch the livestream here
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Talks from TEDxSydney 2018

Performance

Moorambilla Voices from Scarcity to Abundance | Michelle Leonard

In this short talk, founder and conductor of Moorambilla Voices...

Performance

Unboxing Beatbox | Tom Thum & Dr Matthew Broadhurst

Beatboxer Tom Thum has a symphony in his throat, but...

Performance

We Can Be More – a 13-year-old poet’s campaign to save the world | Solli Raphael

13-year-old poet, Solli Raphael, a  asks "what kind of human...

Performance

60 kids of Moorambilla Voices sing about The Brewarrina Fishtraps | Moorambilla Voices

In this moving and beautiful performance, 60 children from Moorambilla...

Talk

How I taught myself to be more courageous | Magda Szubanski

In this powerful talk, celebrated Australian author and actress Magda...

Performance

Watch Me Read You | Odette

Sydney singer songwriter Odette mixes spoken word and soulful vocals....

Performance

Formaldehyde | Didirri

Melbourne singer-songwriter Didirri performs Formaldehyde at TEDxSydney 2018. Didirri’s challenging...

Performance

Blind You and Formaldehyde | Didirri

In a moving performance, Melbourne singer-songwriter Didirri performs two songs,...

Performance

Blind You | Didirri

In a moving performance, Melbourne singer-songwriter Didirri performs two songs,...

Performance

Natural Woman | Kaiit

The soulful sounds of Kaiit accompanied by her band, performs...

Performance

Natural Woman and OG Luv Kush, Pt. 2. | Kaiit

The soulful sounds of Kaiit accompanied by her band, performs...

Performance

OG Luv Kush, Pt. 2. | Kaiit

The soulful sounds of Kaiit accompanied by her band, premieres...

Performance

A giant twelve-headed creature sings | The Lumiphonic Creature Choir

“The Lumiphonic Creature Choir” is a giant twelve-headed creature that...

Talk

I have to talk with my daughter about racism now | Miles Merrill

By choosing to create this talk, Miles Merrill faced the...

Talk

The power and potential of curiosity-driven research | Suzie Sheehy

As Dr Suzie Sheehy explains, the conveniences of our modern...

Talk

What does it take to change a mind? | Lucinda Beaman

As fact check editor at The Conversation, Lucinda Beaman sees...

Talk

Housing Crisis? How about Housing Solution. | Nicole Gurran

In this persuasive talk, Nicole Gurran explains why wealthy nations...

Talk

How diversity in Fire and Rescue will build a safer society | Bronnie Mackintosh

"We do more than just fight fires". In this engaging...

Talk

Five things I learned from being the oldest employee at Facebook | Stephen Scheeler

Aged 47, Stephen Scheeler found himself the oldest hire at...

Talk

Mathematics is the sense you never knew you had | Eddie Woo

In this illuminating talk, high school mathematics teacher and YouTube...

Talk

A real history of Aboriginal Australians, the first agriculturalists | Bruce Pascoe

Indigenous writer and anthologist Bruce Pascoe draws on first-hand accounts...

Talk

What I learned about conflict from living on “Mars” | James Bevington

Surely six people living in isolation for eight months as...

Talk

The long and the short of it: life lessons from art-dog Teena | David Capra

Performance artist David Capra appears on the TEDxSydney stage with...

Talk

How can we design AI that we trust? | Fang Chen

According to artificial intelligence professional, Dr Fang Chen, "the continual...

Talk

A perfect apology in three steps | Jahan Kalantar

Saying sorry is something most of us are terrible at...

Talk

I have to talk with my daughter about racism now | Miles Merrill

By choosing to create this talk, Miles Merrill faced the...

Talk

The robot doctor will see you now: evolution of robotic vision | Anjali Jaiprakash

In this enlightening talk, Robobiologist Anjali Jaiprakash demonstrates how she...

Talk

A digital spinal cord that streams your thoughts | Thomas Oxley

In what could be the first direct link between AI...

Talk

The home, art and place | Ian Strange

Multidisciplinary artist Ian Strange considers how home shapes the way...

Talk

All justice is social | Rod Bower

What does a just society look like, and how do...

Talk

The power and potential of the women’s game | Chyloe Kurdas

What if we could build a national competition? In this...

Contributors from TEDxSydney 2018

Find out about TED Talks speaker Anjali Jaiprakash

Dr. Anjali Jaiprakash is a Robobiologist working as an Advance QLD research fellow...

Learn about TED Talks speaker Bronnie Mackintosh

Bronnie Mackintosh is a station officer with Fire and Rescue NSW and has...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Bruce Pascoe

Speaker

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong, Tasmanian and Yuin man born in Melbourne who...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Chyloe Kurdas

Speaker

Chyloe Kurdas

A former elite Australian rules footballer, and television and radio sports commentator, Chyloe...

Speaker

David Capra

Performance artist David Capra collaborates with his dachshund Teena. Teena is...

Speaker

Eddie Woo

Eddie Woo was named Australia's Local Hero...

Find out about TED Talks Speaker Fang Chen

Speaker

Fang Chen

Dr. Fang Chen is a thought leader in AI and Human-Machine Interaction. She...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Father Rod Bower

The Venerable Rod Bower is an Anglican priest, Rector of Gosford where he...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Ian Strange

Speaker

Ian Strange

Ian Strange is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores architecture, space and the...

Speaker

Jahan Kalantar

Jahan Kalantar is a Sydney-based solicitor, university lecturer, and entrepreneur who...

Find out about TED Talks speaker James Bevington

Speaker

James Bevington

A passion for all things science defines the work of researcher James Bevington...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Lucinda Beaman

Speaker

Lucinda Beaman

Lucinda Beaman is FactCheck Editor at The Conversation, where she works with academic...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Magda Szubanski

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Magda Szubanski

Magda Szubanski has been famous for making Australia laugh for over three decades,...

Speaker

Miles Merrill

Performing writer Miles Merrill brought poetry slams to Australia from Chicago.  His...

Speaker

Nicole Gurran

Nicole Gurran is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University...

Stephen Scheeler is the former Facebook CEO for Australia and New...

Speaker

Suzie Sheehy

Dr. Suzie Sheehy’s research focuses on developing new particle accelerators for future applications...

Find out about TED Talks speaker Thomas Oxley

Speaker

Thomas Oxley

Thomas Oxley is an attending physician in the Neurosurgery department and Director of...

Performer

Didirri

Melbourne's Didirri has been mesmerising people all year. His challenging and...

Performer

Kaiit

With honeyed vocals, fierce rhymes and a bold eclectic style to match, 19-year-old...

Mark Bolotin is an award-winning multimedia artist, inventor and technologist, as well as...

MOORAMBILLA VOICES Moorambilla Voices is more than a program about country kids learning about...

Performer

Odette

It’s been an impressive 6 months for Australian singer-songwriter Odette since the release of her...

Performer

Solli Raphael

Solli Raphael is an award-winning Slam Poet who, at...

Performer

Tom Thum

It’s been said many times that Beat Boxer Tom Thum appears to have...