TEDxSydney 2019 – Schedule

ICC Sydney, Friday 24 May

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 2019 will take place on Friday 24 May 2019 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


Craig Costello

Bridget Loudon

Sara Morawetz

Behrouz Boochani

Tara Djokic

Eric Avery

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

Session 02

11:30AM – 1:00PM | Theatre


Monkol Lek

Kim Graham-Nye

Asha Jefferies

Sharonne Zaks

Albert Wiggan

David Wenham

Deep Sea Astronauts

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

Session 03

2:45PM – 4:15PM | Theatre

Genesis Owusu

Yve Blake

Ros Harvey

Fast Ideas

Tom Nash

Eddie Jaku

320 – Punchbowl Boys High School

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

Session 04

5:00PM – 6:00PM | Theatre


Hedayat Osyan

Maxine Beneba Clarke

Peter Stutchbury


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 Rebecca De Unamuno will be presenting the TEDxSydney 2019 Livestream, broadcast to the world via tedxsydney.com. 

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