TEDxSydney 2021 – Online

Date:
26 November 2021

Venue:
Online

THE EVENT HAS NOW ENDED – THANK YOU TO ALL WHO JOINED US

Thank You to our TEDxSydney 2021 speakers, performers, collaborators, partners and our community. We look forward to being back in 2022.

If you missed any of the action, for those registered our on-demand access is available now and talks and performances will be made accessible to the public early in the new year.

Thank You!

 

A FULLY CURATED DAY: 
Three sessions of inspiring TEDxSydney Talks, Performances and Films. Finalised lineup HERE.

A CUSTOM-BUILT PLATFORM
Watch, chat and interact as you join on-screen and connect around powerful ideas. Preview HERE.

DISCOVERY SESSIONS
Explore a world of possibilities through bold and brave ideas during our workshops, panel discussions and more. Listing HERE.

AFTER PARTY + MERCHANDISE
Entertainment, celebration and virtual connections. Opt in for iconic TEDxSydney souvenir merchandise.

 

EVENT DAY TIMETABLE

9.30: Event Commences
9.30 – 10.30: Discovery Sessions
10.30 – 12pm: Main Stage Session 1
12pm – 1pm: Lunch Break + Discovery Sessions
1pm – 2.30pm: Main Stage Session 2
2.30pm – 3.30pm: Afternoon Break + Discovery Sessions
3.30pm – 5pm: Main Stage Session 3
5pm – 5.30pm: Online After Party


TEDxSydney 2021 Registration Packages

Concession and Not-For-Profit Validation

A limited number of Concession and Not-For-Profit (NFP) registrations are available to:

  • Full time students and seniors who must have a valid concession card or student ID. (Members will be required to enter their concession ID card upon registration.)
  • Employees of registered NFPs. (You will need to provide confirmation of your employment with a not-for-profit in order to receive this discounted price.)

Check eligibility for concession and NFP discounts.


TEDxSydney Donor

TEDxSydney is a not-for-profit endeavour that relies on the generosity of its Donors to make the annual event everything it can be. Our Donors get to enjoy a uniquely tailored VIP experience, with a wide range of exclusive benefits, and the opportunity to be more closely connected with the TEDxSydney family throughout the year. Find out more HERE.

Pay It Forward Initiative

The ‘Pay It Forward’ Initiative offers our community a way to give back to those that are often marginalised in our broader community. The local charity organisation that will benefit from your generosity for 2021 is Australian Indigenous Education Foundation. For an additional $15, you can contribute towards this program, which will support students from AIEF to take part in TEDxSydney 2021.

Groups

We offer a variety of packages to suit your group needs. Please contact us to find out more.

 

Talks from TEDxSydney 2021 – Online

Talk

To stop abuse, we first need to understand grooming | Grace Tame

NOTE FROM TEDxSydney: This talk contains a discussion of child sexual abuse, which some viewers may find to be distressing or objectionable.  At 15,...

Talk

Can you be too moral? | Tim Dean

One of the biggest challenges of our time is not people without morals, according to philosopher Tim Dean. It is often those with unwavering moral convictions who are the...

Talk

Breaking apart the stereotypes that exclude us | Jamaica Moana

Jamaica Moana is many things, but she never felt fully welcomed in any one of the communities that she was a part of. In this talk she shares how...

Talk

Deliver an Acknowledgement of Country that really means something | Shelley Reys

For 70,000+ years, First Nations Australians have been caring for the lands and waters on which we live and rely. The popular practice of offering an Acknowledgement of Country...

Talk

Dark Patterns: How design seeks to control us | Sally Woellner

Designer Sally Woellner takes us into a world of Dark Patterns, highlighting how the websites and apps we use daily have very specific, and sometimes dangerous, intentions brought to...

Performance

A poetic crash course in the language of love | Dorr’e Dari

Switch off the dating apps, forget the nightclubs and tune in to a thousand-year strong tradition of courtly Persian love poetry. There’s a verse for every condition of the...

Performance

A Poem: Possible Worlds | Sara Saleh

Words that move us closer closer to worlds we know are possible. In these meditations on people and power, and the power of people, Poet Sara Saleh poetically explores...

Talk

Why environmental conservation won’t save nature | Lesley Hughes

The environment is facing unprecedented challenges in the 21st Century. Yet, we’re still trying to solving new problems with out-dated thinking set by conservationists in the 1940s… Lesley Hughes...

Talk

Can artificial intelligence be a music collaborator? | Uncanny Valley

Artificial Intelligence is often met with fear and suspicion ... especially when it is invited into the more 'human' areas of life, like music. AI is here, so what...

Talk

Using anti-nuclear technology to find new blue whale pods | Tracey Rogers

Listening devices exist all over the world, on land and in the deep ocean, installed by the UN to deter nations from testing nuclear weapons. Ecologist Tracey Rogers and...

Performance

(Un)real-time: a performance | Alon Ilsar & Ciaran Frame

In our modern times, the distance between magic and technology have seemingly dissolved. In this performance by Alon Ilsar, sound and gesture collide in a journey through electronic music....

Performance

Emily| Martha Marlow

When you hear Martha Marlow sing you begin to understand why this painter and writer says “I’m singing into the silence of what I paint.” In this beautiful performance,...

Performance

Math & Science | Ursula Yovich

Math and Science was recorded live at TEDxSydney 2021 held at the Sydney Opera House. It was written by, Ursula Yovich, Alana Valentine and Adam Ventura for the musical...

Talk

The power of feeling small: how awe and wonder sustain us | Julia Baird

In a time of personal heartbreak and sickness, author and journalist Julia Baird took-up ocean swimming and found that the connection to nature provided an incredible capacity to heal...

Talk

My kids aren’t white, but I am. How should I confront racism? | Josh Pyke

While out with his wife and two young children one day, an unexpected experience forced Josh Pyke to start asking himself some tricky questions. Josh Pyke is an award-winning...

Talk

What if we could “touch” online? Introducing the Tactile Internet | Zhanwei Hou

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Zhanwei Hou and his wife became parents for the first time. Current technologies allowed him to stay in contact with his...

Contributors from TEDxSydney 2021 – Online

Speaker

Julia Baird

Performer

Ursula Yovich

Performer

Dorr’e Dari

Speaker

Josh Pyke

Speaker

Jamaica Moana

Performer

Martha Marlow

Speaker

Sally Woellner

Speaker

Jun Bei Liu

Speaker

Lesley Hughes

Speaker

Monica Gagliano

Speaker

Zhanwei Hou

Contributor, Speaker

Tim Dean

Speaker

Tracey Rogers

Speaker

Uncanny Valley

Performer

Sara Saleh

Speaker

Shelley Reys AO

Speaker

Grace Tame

Speaker

George Peppou

Performer

BINDI BOSSES

Performer

Catherine Alcorn

Speaker

Yvonne Weldon