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  • TEDxGhentLive, after the break


    Earlier this week, we presented the first block of TED talks dealing with “Field Work” and now it’s time to get acquainted with the second block for TEDxGhentLive. After you have had a chance to take a break in the Sphinx café, we will offer you a range of talks around “Empowering Tech”.               We are...

  • Get ready for TEDxGhentLive


    This Thursday, we’ll bring you two blocks of fascinating TED talks directly from Rio de Janeiro. Yes, this is where TEDGlobal 2014 will be taking place, and – lucky for you – we will be broadcasting some of the most interesting talks at Sphinx cinema. We’re completely sold out, but if you sign up for the waitlist, maybe you can still get...

  • What’s your favorite TED(x) talk?


    If you ask our volunteers why they decided to join TEDxGhent, you always hear a story about a very inspiring TED(x) talk at some point in their lives. And whether that single talk was the reason for them wanting to volunteer, or they fell in love with the concept of TED, it’s remarkable how often we share our favorite talks with each other. And...

  • What if … a TEDx talk was longer?


    There are of course plenty of good reasons for the restriction in length of a TED(x) talk. But still, we can’t help but wonder what other interesting things our speakers have to say. So we asked a couple of them: “If you had a bit more time on stage, what would you have added?”     … or read below for a short...

  • See the talks of the 2014 main event


    For those of you that just want to see the talks, scroll all the way down and press the big red button ;-) However, if you can spare a minute, take a look at what our former curator, Tim Govaert, has to say: “When we started TEDxGhent in 2011, I couldn’t image what it would be like a few years later....

  • Join our team


    It’s the holiday season, but that doesn’t mean we’re sitting around doing nothing :-) Apart from getting the videos of the talks ready for publication, we’re also busy setting up the team for next year’s events. Do you want to join our team of awesome volunteers? Maybe help determine what speakers will be on next year’s stage, plan the practical details...

  • Thank you


    A big thank you to all the speakers, guests, partners and all the volunteers that helped realize TEDxGhent 2014! If you missed the event or just want to relive what happend, you can: check out our twitter coverage, find out what everyone posted using the hashtag #tedxghent, see the pictures that where tweeted & posted on instagram. And stay tuned for...

  • Has TEDxGhent left a mark on Lieven Scheire?


    Lieven Scheire, known for his ingenious tv-shows, will be hosting the upcoming TEDxGhent event. Previous editions have already proven that this is a great match. But why is it that he keeps coming back to us? Let’s find out in an interview with the man himself. TEDxGhent: Hi Lieven, what is your history with TED and TEDxGhent? Lieven Scheire:...

  • Announcing five more speakers


    Less than 3 weeks until TEDxGhent 2014! Excited? You should be! Now that most of our speakers are announced you have no more excuses – get your ticket, let yourself be inspired and make your mark.  

  • Ghent University Library – facilitating open knowledge creation since 2007


    In 2007 Ghent University Library embarked on a journey towards creating open knowledge – as we speak, more and more of the 3-million book collection stored in Ghent’s famous Book Tower is being digitized and made available online to the public. Welcome to the digital age! Taking part in the Google Books Library Project, Ghent University Library is one...

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