TEDxSydney 2022

Date:
5 August 2022

Venue:
Sydney Town Hall

FINAL SEATS 🚀

TEDxSydney Main Event is back! Join us in person for TEDxSydney 2022 Main Event at Sydney Town Hall on 5 August 2022 for a fully curated and inspiring day of Talks, Performances, Films and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TEDxSydney 2022 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.

Groups

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

Pay It Forward

Learn more about our Pay It Forward initiative which seeks to connect members of disadvantaged communities to a thought-provoking and culturally connecting event. Our 2022 Pay It Forward partner is The Freedom Hub.

 

TEDxSydney 2022 FAQs

When is TEDxSydney 2022?

TEDxSydney 2022 Main Event is on 5 August 2022. It will be held at Sydney Town Hall from 9am – 6pm.

 

How do I register to attend TEDxSydney 2022?

By reviewing the registration packages on this page, you can select the best option for you. Click on the package that you’d like to purchase and you will be taken to our purchasing site.

 

Are TEDxSydney 2022 tickets on sale now?

Yes. TEDxSydney 2022 Early Bird offer is on now. You can save up to $60 by registering during this special offer. Seats won’t last so secure your spot today.

 

Do you offer concession prices or group discounts? 

Yes. We offer concession prices for concession card holders and NFP employees. Please see the validation criteria set out on this page. We also offer group discounts so please contact us to find out more.
 

Talks from TEDxSydney 2022

Talk

Writing kinky sex back into the history pages | Esmé Louise James

Kink isn't new. In fact — as the academic Esmé Louise James has found — what we now call 'kinky sex' has been a part of human life as...

Talk

Listening to the brain: A functional cure for epilepsy | David Garrett

Known for his work developing novel materials for use inside the body, David J Garrett reveals the latest project he and his team have developed which sits within the...

Talk

Playing with risk: The dangers of thinking safe | Mike Hewson

Playgrounds should be safe. But should they also be risky? In this charming and creative talk, artist and engineer, Mike Hewson asks us to consider what we lose when...

Talk

Fast food? The true value of Chinese cooking | Vincent Yeow Lim

Vincent Yeow Lim was the kid doing his homework at one of the tables in his dad's Chinese restaurant. Now a restaurant owner himself, he asks why Chinese food...

Talk

To banks & insurers climate change is an opportunity not just a risk | Sharanjit Paddam

Actuary, Sharanjit Paddam, works with risk everyday. Its his job to research how the risks associated with climate change will impact the business of insurance and banks. And, while...

Talk

The link between big data and suicide prevention | Sandersan Onie

Trigger Warning: The following content may contain suicide or self-harm topics. Learning from personal experiences, and the lived experience of other survivors, Dr Sandersan Onie shares his work that uses...

Performance

A live performance of Nilotic & Sulwe | Elsy Wameyo

The young powerhouse that is Elsy Wameyo draws from a love of Hip-Hop music, Gospel influences and her Kenyan roots. In this joyful, energetic performance, Elsy...

Performance

A live performance of Flight | Zela Margossian

Composer and pianist, Zela Margossian, blends melodies of Armenian and Middle Eastern folk music with the complexity and freedom of jazz and classical music to create something truly special....

Performance

A live performance of ‘Mark’ | Chris Abrahams

Chris Abrahams' music explores the resonating properties of the vibrating piano string – coaxing from it strange, varied and beautiful sounds that often transcend the generally observed tonal qualities...

Performance

Bila, A River Cycle | Jazz Money

A beautiful performance from writer and poet, Jazz Money. Working across different mediums, Jazz’s practice is centred around questions of narrative and story – place memory, First Nations memory,...

Talk

The future will be written with the language of the past | Marlikka Perdrisat

How has the natural world shaped language, and how does that language now shape how you see the world? First Nations people have spent tens of thousands of years...

Talk

Reverse Discrimination? It doesn’t exist…but ‘tokenism’ does. | Antoinette Lattouf

Over the past decade, work, sporting and education sectors have faced a growing push to implement Diversity & Inclusion policies to combat structural inequality and racism. But with mixed...

Talk

Love – the new corporate currency supercharging results | Nicky Sparshott

There is a real fear of 'love' in business. There’s a belief that if you bring your heart into the boardroom, then somehow you must have left your brain...

Talk

Nuclear waste: the key to our future energy needs? | Jo Lackenby

Nuclear waste can make people feel pretty uneasy. But what if we could recycle it to make clean, abundant electricity? Jo Lackenby is passionate about the environment and low...

Talk

A surprising step towards carbon neutral cities | Emma Bacon

Transport is the third largest source of carbon emissions in Australia, and cars are responsible for roughly half of those emissions. We hear a lot about electric cars, but...

Talk

The return of the Taliban, through the eyes of a photojournalist | Andrew Quilty

NOTE FROM TED: This talk contains graphic images and a discussion of warfare and violence, which some viewers may find distressing. TEDx events are independently organised by volunteers. An award...

Talk

I thought I knew what success was… but then I became successful | Michael Theo

After being cast on a reality TV show to find love, Michael Theo instead found something entirely different. Looking back on an incredible few years, Michael reflects on the...

Talk

Living beyond the binary: decolonising Queer communities | Jioji Ravulo

Queer culture has a whiteness problem. We need to move beyond Western ideas of queerness and embrace first nations practice's that allow us to live beyond the binary, and...

Talk

101 million machines away from a zero emission Australia | Saul Griffith

Electricity and electrification is the efficiency we've been looking for. Inventor, author and founder of Rewiring Australia Dr Saul Griffith shares his vision to Electrify everything with The Big...

Talk

Retelling the story of humans and nature | Damon Gameau

Ecological collapse is one of the greatest challenges of our times. We've long looked to science, politics and business for solutions, but perhaps we also need to be looking...

Contributors from TEDxSydney 2022

Performer

Sela Vai

Speaker

Andrew Quilty

Performer

Chris Abrahams

Performer

Elsy Wameyo

Performer

Zela Margossian

Speaker

Emma Bacon

Speaker

Mike Hewson

Speaker

Michael Theo

Speaker

Sandersan Onie

Speaker

Jo Lackenby

Speaker

Nicky Sparshott

Speaker

Damon Gameau

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David Garrett

Speaker

Jioji Ravulo

Performer

Jazz Money

Speaker

Saul Griffith