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Essential info


TEDxRot­ter­dam is an inde­pen­dently orga­nized TED event that lasts for one day. Like the city of Rot­ter­dam, TEDxRot­ter­dam is about future devel­op­ment and empow­er­ing people.


Fri­day June 4th 2010
08:00 — 20:00 o’clock


Who’s per­form­ing when? We’ll keep that a secret until the big day. There are 4 main themes.

08:00 — 08:50                 Reg­is­tra­tion, cof­fee & crois­sants
08:50 — 10:30                  Part one: Our World
Nine speak­ers and two per­form­ers
10:30 — 11:00                  Cof­fee break
11:00 — 13:00                  Part 2: How We see The World
Eight speak­ers and two per­form­ers
13:00 — 14:00                  Lunch
14:00 — 16:00                  Part 3:  How we Expe­ri­ence The world
Seven speak­ers and two per­form­ers
16:00 — 16:30                  Cof­fee break
16:30 — 18:00                   Part 4: How We Explore The World
Five speak­ers and one per­for­mance
18:00 — 18:45                   Drinks & per­for­mance
18:45 — 20:00                  Dinner


Please take note of the fact that the whole pro­gram will be in English


Nieuwe Luxor The­ater
Posthu­malaan 1
3072 AG Rot­ter­dam
The Nether­lands

How to get there?

Check the web­site www.luxortheater.nl for a route dis­crip­tion
We sug­gest you come by metro, tram or bicy­cle. Park­ing is expen­sive and hard to find in the area.


You are more than wel­come to tweet about your loca­tion, your expe­ri­ences and all the performances. The TEDxRot­ter­dam unique hash­code is #tedxrdam

Be in touch and stay in touch

Lets talk! TEDxRot­ter­dam only begins the 4th of June, it cer­tainly doesn’t end there! Reg­is­ter on Linkedin, facebook and /or twit­ter. That makes it easy for us to send you news and updates and it’s a great way to stay in touch with guests and per­form­ers!
Let’s be Linkedin: Join the group and watch, read, add and com­ment. 
TEDxRot­ter­dam loves Face­book. Join us there too!


All per­for­mances are filmed by TEDxRot­ter­dam and will be acces­si­ble as soon as pos­si­ble after the event.


Flickr: TEDxRotterdam pho­tog­ra­phers will post pic­tures of the per­form­ers on an hourly basis on Flickr. Check: www.flickr.com/photos/tedxrotterdam Please feel free to access the TEDxRot­ter­dam Flickr account to down­load the offi­cial TEDxRot­ter­dam pic­tures. You are wel­come to upload your own pic­tures of the event too. Don’t for­get to tag them as TEDxRot­ter­dam or TEDxRdam pictures.


This is the very first TEDxRot­ter­dam event. There will be many more to fol­low. But there is only one first TEDxRot­ter­dam event on the 4th of June 2010!

How much?

TEDxRot­ter­dam is free. Free of thought, free of profit and free of charge. This is thanks to our
per­form­ers, part­ners and vol­un­teers.