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Sunday 08 March 2015
10am - 6pm
Old Theatre

<Information for the day of the conference!!!>
For all attendees: you should have received an email confirmation of your ticket purchase from LSESU. Please bring a printed confirmation or keep a note of your 8-digits reference number.
a) If you are a LSE student, please bring your student ID.
b) If you are a LSE alumnus, please bring a form of photo ID (e.g. passport or driver's license) along with alumni card.
c) If you are a TEDxLSE attendee who is not affiliated with LSE, please bring a form of photo ID (e.g. passport or driver's license).
Please arrive around10.00am and before 10.15am. Those who arrive after 10.30 will not be seated until after the speaker has finished his/her TEDxLSE talk.
The venue is the LSE Old Theatre, located in the Old Building. The entrance is via Clare Market Street. 

NO cloakroom will be provided on the day for ticket holders. This will be reserved for speakers and speakers guests only.


It's time for our annual conference! Put down March 8th in your diaries because we have a jam-packed day for you!

The theme of this year's conference is #DaretoDream. With this theme we want to encourage and empower people to be architects of positive change in their lives and in our world.

TEDxLSE's mission is to inspire meaningful change through the promotion of innovation, critical thinking and leadership. We aim to act as a vehicle for entertaining and thought-provoking talks and performances. We stay true to the TED ethos of 'Ideas Worth Spreading' by actively seeking out the unexpected, the breathtaking, the daring and the compelling.

Our Speakers are as follows!

1. Mete Coban (Hackney's Youngest Councillor and CEO of a non-profit organisation)
2. Russell Buckley (Government advisor, mentor and angel investor in over 40 startups)
3. Ross Sutherland (Poet, theatre-maker and former Times Literary Star of the Year)
4. Nadia Darwazeh (International disputes lawyer and Secretary-General of the Jerusalem Arbitration Center)
5. Jane Burston (World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and Head of the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory)
6. Jonathan Glennie (Director of Policy and Research at Save the Children UK)
7. Tak Lo (Director at Techstars, former management consultant, investment banker and army veteran)
8. Dr Hugh Rayment-Pickard (co-founder and Director of Development of IntoUniversity)
9. Ed Cooke (Memory Champion, best-selling author, CEO and Co-founder of Memrise)
10. Melissa Sterry (Design scientist and futurist)
11. The Komola Collective (London-based theatre and arts company dedicated to telling the untold stories from women's perspectives)
12. Neal Lawson (British political commentator and author of the book "All Consuming")
*13. (Additional Speaker!) Alexander Lushnikov (Founder of CHAINY, an online platform startup for creative people, and Russian National Karate Team).

Our student speaker and student host winners will also be presenting on the day!

Speaker: Alecia Maragh (TEDxLSE Student Competition Winner 2015)
Host: Nadeem Sh

During the intermissions and breaks, we ill have a host of activities in the Student Services Centre Atrium with Popcorn, an Ice Cream Van and a host of activities!

Tickets are inclusive for the whole day!

The Ticket pricing is as follows:

1. £15 for TEDxLSE SU Members
2. £20 for LSE Students and LSE Alumni
3. £25 for External members of the Public

>>>Please follow this link to purchase your tickets! Purchase quickly since we only have a limited amount! <<<

Note that if you are non-LSE affiliated, you may use a guest login on the ticket website.

Attached to this event is a flyer for attendees so you can plan your day accordingly. Please follow the instructions on the flyer, as it is very important to get everyone registered as quickly as possible!

Other details:
Licensee: Christian Busch

What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDx[name], where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDx[name] event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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