TEDxManchester
Sunday, 2nd March 2014, Manchester Academy

Welcome to TEDxManchester 2014. We are delighted to bring such an exciting event back to Manchester. This year it promises to be even better with the partnership between TEDxUniversityOfManchester and TEDxManchester, together launching the biggest TEDx even in Manchester so far. We invite you to join us at Manchester Academy, in the heart of the University Campus for what promises to be a day that is truly unforgettable.
If you can't come along we are now streaming the talks live over our website. Click 'Watch Live' above to join in.

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09:30 Registration Opens

Tea and Coffee will be available upon entrance and registration. These will be served in the foyer of Manchester Academy.
You will be asked to enter the main hall for the TEDxManchester event 30 mins before it starts.

10:30 Session ONE

Session ONE
Introductions to TEDx and TEDxManchester as well as welcomes for the event organisers
The first 5 speakers will be giving their presentations before lunch.

12:00 Lunch

Lunch will be an hour long.
Packed lunches in Brown Paper bags will be provided to those that have registered for them, however there are plenty of cafe’s and restaurants in the immediate area that will be open as well. Click here for more details
It will give you an opportunity to talk to fellow delegates and some of the speakers.

13:15 Session TWO

Session TWO
This will open with a TED video and will feature the next 5 speakers

15:00 Break

There will be a 30 min break before the final session of the day

15:30 Session THREE

Session THREE
This will open with another TED video, and feature our two student speakers who have successfully auditions for the opportunity to talk here.
Our final 2 speakers will take the stage.
After a final Thank you to the teams, we will end with a Live Performance on stage,

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Speaker Lineup
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Maria Grazia Labate

Maria Grazia Labate
Dr Maria Grazia Labate is a young talented engineer from southern Italy specializing in ...
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Waleed Lakhani

Waleed Lakahni
Half Indian, half Algerian and born in Canada, Waleed now finds himself in Manchester ...
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Gulwali Passarlay

Gulwali Passarlay
Gulwali Passarlay, an Afghan political refugee; left Afghanistan in 2006 due to the ...
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HaFinn Christo

Finn Christo
Born and bred in Old Trafford and having no prior rowing or sea experience, Finn Christo ...
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Jess Gillam

Jess Gillam
BBC Young Musician of the Year finalist   Jess Gillam, a 15 year old saxophonist from ...
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Eggs Collective

Eggs Collective
We live in Manchester. We make performance. We are girls. ​ Eggs Collective are an ...
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