TEDxSydney 2018 – Schedule

ICC Sydney, Friday 15 June

Our flagship TEDxSydney event is a unique and vital day of talks, films, music and debate, and is one of the largest TEDx events in the world.

TEDxSydney 2018 will take place on Friday 15 June 2018 at our new home at ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour. Map & Venue Info

Event Check-in: 7:00AM – 8:45AM | The HUB

Coffee will be available from 7AM and light breakfast snacks will be served from 7:30AM.
We encourage you to arrive by 8:00AM to ensure you have time to check-in and enjoy breakfast before heading to the Theatre for the main event.
The first session in the Theatre starts at 8:45AM sharp, so we ask that you to be seated by this time.

Session 01

8:45AM – 10:30AM | Theatre

Welcome To Country


Eddie Woo

Anjali Jaiprakash

James Bevington

Solli Raphael

Ian Strange

Chyloe Kurdas

Morning Break • 10:30AM – 11:30AM | The HUB

Session 02

11:30AM – 1:00PM | Theatre


Thomas Oxley

Nicole Gurran

Jahan Kalantar


Lucinda Beaman

Miles Merrill

Lunch Break • 1:00PM – 2:45PM
In The HUB

Session 03

2:45PM – 4:15PM | Theatre

The Lumiphonic Creature Choir

Bruce Pascoe

Fang Chen

Fast Ideas

David Capra

Father Rod Bower 

Moorambilla Voices with Michelle Leonard

Afternoon Tea • 4:15PM – 5:00PM | The HUB

Session 04

5:00PM – 6:15PM | Theatre

Tom Thum

Stephen Scheeler

Bronnie Mackintosh

Suzie Sheehy

Magda Szubanski


TEDxSydney After Party (if you purchased the entry to the after party in addition to your general admission registration)
6.30PM – 8.30PM, ICC
Name Badge required for entry

In addition to our lineup of speakers and performers, we’ll also be presenting a series of original TEDxSydney Films throughout the day.

In The Hub, host Nina Oyama will be presenting the TEDxSydney 2018 Livestream together with Santilla Chingaipe, broadcast to the world via tedxsydney.com and on Facebook via our partner The Sydney Morning Herald.


Plus see what’s on in the TEDxSydney Hub throughout the session breaks. TEDxSydney HUB AGENDA