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    • Stage pictures

      At TEDxGhent, we like a nicely designed stage. Not too crowded, not too sober. Our speakers need to stand out with style in the historic setting of the Bijloke hall. Enjoy some pictures of the stage.

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    • We are getting ready for you!

      The stage has been built, audio tested and the team is getting prepped for hosting another great TEDxGhent main event.  The speakers are here and guests are pouring in.

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    • A word from our chief content generator, Eliane

        Call me naïve, call me idealistic, but I believe that bringing knowledge to people can ignite societal change. Being a doctoral researcher in neurosciences, I believe in the importance of bringing science and technology outside of the scope of my ivory tower and beyond the university walls. And as the head of the programming team of TEDxGhent, I definitely

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    • Interview with ‘You are not shit pupils’ Pierre Pirard

        Who hasn’t thought of giving up the day job to follow their passion? Pierre Pirard, one of the speakers at TEDxGhent 2013, has done just that. In 2008, he left the world of big business to become a teacher in Molenbeek, a poor area of Brussels. Gaffe prone George W. Bush once said ‘Enterprise, the

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    • 10 places to get new ideas

      The creative guys from StoryMe have made this awesome 1 minute clip for TEDxGhent.   Curious about our full day program & the inspirational speakers? Already up to date about these? Here you can find everything about tickets & practical details.

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    • ‘Centrum voor Ondernemen’ – Hogeschool Gent

        Kom langs in het gezellige CvO-salon en keer huiswaarts met een stevige ondernemersbagage! Het Centrum voor Ondernemen van de Hogeschool Gent is opgetogen op TEDxGhent 2013 te mogen staan en daarmee een steentje kunnen bijdragen aan dit bijzondere event.   Wat doet het Centrum voor Ondernemen? Het Centrum voor Ondernemen of kortweg CvO

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    • A portrait of ‘Mama Daktari’

      In 2012 Marleen Temmerman has joined the WHO as director of the WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research, after being the head of the International Centre for Reproductive Health (ICRH) since 1994. Her career started in Kenya, where she spent several years serving as obstetrician and gynaecologist as well as researching on HIV/AIDS and

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    • Meet our intern Stijn!

        DOING AN INTERNSHIP @ TEDxGHENT To be honest, when I first heart that I would do an internship @ TEDxGhent I didn’t know what it was all about. During my first day I went immediately to see a TEDx conference of it and  I really liked to hear different speakers with different

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    • Auditions PhD contest

          Auditions TEDxGhent PhD contest You’re all welcome to come and support the participants of our PhD contest! 7 UGent PhD students will present their work and compete for a spot on the TEDxGhent 2013 main event. Come and make sure that your favourite contestant makes it to the TEDxGhent line-up All contestants will give a short presentation and

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    • TEDxGhent PhD contest: take up the challenge!

        Working on a PhD project is a life changing experience. For 4 to 6 years you are performing research in a pretty narrow field of study. Day after day you are challenged by your supervising professor, by your colleagues, by reviewers of your articles, by your family, by your friends. They

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