222 Church Street, Philadelphia


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Session 1: 09h00

Carryn Ortlepp

TED, TEDx and why there's magic in the room

Gill Grose

For the love of books

Penni Cox

Be curious. Be connected

Preston Jongbloed

Mentorship Rebooted


Break: 10h30 -11h00 - Screening of past performances and TEDxCapeTown Talks

Past TEDxCapeTown Talk: Ryan Coetzee & Band: Performance with friends 

Mel Mwevi: Hear to Listen


Session 2: 11h00

Ndoni Mcunu

What does it mean for society when women walk away from science?

Adewale Adejumo

Embracing the only thing that is constant

Roeshdien Jaz


Lauren Jacobs

A Forgotten History: Where Are our Women?

Tegan Phillips

The Funny Thing About Courage


Lunch Break: 12h30 -14h00

Kyle Louw - End of Discussion

Ian McCallum: Voice for the Voiceless

Adriana Marais: Watch this space

Claire Janisch: The Genius of Water

Jillian Reilly: Vain Aid

Babusi Nyoni: Predicting Africa's Next Refugee Crisis Using AI


Session 3: 14h00

Nicki Spies

Sex. Let's start the conversation

Angel Campey


Jared Molko

Adapting to an AI World

Cindy Mkaza-Siboto

Averting disaster through a simple homegrown solution

Verity Price

The Gift of Inconvenience


 Break: 15h30 -16h00

AnecNote: A Capella Peformance

Carlo Randall Q&A with Candice Pelser : Healing trauma through truth


Session 4: 16h00

Dumama & Kechou


Sam Beckbessinger

How to Buy a Private Island

Ruth Hall

Let's Redistribute the Land

Richard Mulholland

Steps vs. Leaps


End: 17h00