On a mission!
To bring great ideas from all over the world to Ghent
and to present local ideas to a larger audience.


TEDxGhent is a local, self-organized TED-like event. Find out more in this video:


Meet the team

TEDxGhent was founded in 2010 by Tim Govaert, Thomas Vervaet & Willem Taildeman and continues to have a great team of volunteers.

Yonca Braeckman

Curator & Licensee

Pauline De Potter

General manager

Niels Van Kets

Operational manager

Nils Roelandt

Brand manager


Andreea Arcaleanu

Communications manager

Vasileios Avramelos

Event manager

Simon Kluyskens

Finance manager

Bram Serpieters

Graphics & content


Diana Pati


Frederike Stock


Evelien De Bruyne

Event spices

Bram Vandemeulebroucke

Event catering


Kristof Clybouw

Event catering

Ahmad Kadour

Event technics

Kathryn Morrissey

PhD contest

Irena Soljic

PhD contest


Kerem Basaran

Event team

Nicolás Rosso-Londoño

Graphic design