Sunday, November 8, 2015

You’re Invited To TedX Orange!

Friday 20 November 2015 Orange Conservatorium 

TedX

Ten speakers, six musicians, a poet and lunch. 
Speakers include:
  1. Professor Gordon Parker of the Black Dog Institute and the grandfather of rural mental health. 
  2. Dai Le, Financial Review Woman of Influence, will be talking about diversity and inclusion (and is on ABC TV's Q & A Monday 2 November!
  3. Journalist Mieke Buchan will be talking about the power of having a yarn. 
  4. Architect Al Baxter will be talking about sustainable regional architecture (he played a bit of footy in his younger days). 

There will also be talks on solutions journalism, food security, loneliness, using words to shape our futures, how to run a circus and the challenge of feeding billions. Add in half a dozen local musicians and a poet and there’s a big day on offer.

Orange TEDX is part of a worldwide not for profit phenomenon that aims to spread ideas to create change with in communities through sharing - one talk at a time.

This will be the first ever TEDX to Orange with live streaming through the central and far west with the support of Optus and TAFE.

Here is a link to a 1 minute YouTube clip to give you a quick overview of what TEDX is all about if you are not familiar with the concept: http://youtu.be/d0NHOpeczUU 

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