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The TEDx Sydney Live Stream is happening at the Bega Civic Centre this Friday



The TEDx Sydney Live Stream is happening at the Bega Civic Centre this Friday TEDxSydney is the leading platform for the propagation of Australian ideas, creativity, and innovation to the rest of the world and it’s coming to Bega.This unique and vital day of talks, films, music and debate was a local hit last year, with SouEasters drawn from Cooma, Batemans Bay, and Eden to soak up the live stream we plugged into the Bega Civic Centre. Again in 2018, you don’t need to book travel and accommodation in Sydney to be a part of this. About Regional and the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre are once again hosting a TEDxSydney Satellite Event.The theme for TEDxSydney this year is – HumanKind. An incredible group of speakers and performers will explore the things that unite us as humans; our ingenuity, our cultures, our compassion, our kindness, and our humanity. This year’s program includes:Magda Szubanski – Szubanski is a celebrated actress, comedian, writer and LGBTQIA rights activist. She also happens to be the “Most Talked about Person of 2017”. Bruce Pascoe – Pascoe is a prolific indigenous writer, editor and anthologist who lives deep in the Victorian Bush near Mallacoota, where he finds solace and inspiration. Eddie Woo – Can maths really be made enjoyable for all people? Mathematics high school teacher, Woo, seems to think so. And with 200,000 YouTube subscribers and over 13 million video views, it seems a lot of people agree. Jahan Kalantar – Kalantar describes himself as the ‘little guy lawyer’. Standing up for those kept in mental health facilities involuntarily, refugees seeking asylum and individuals accused of heinous crimes. Bronnie Mackintosh – Bronnie is a Training Officer at Fire & Rescue NSW. She has travelled the world to research how international fire agencies are changing their workforces to be more reflective of the diverse communities they protect. James Bevington – Bevington is the Commander of the NASA-funded Mission 5 for HI-SEAS. He recently carried out an eight-month simulated mission to Mars with five others on a barren, volcanic landscape. Rod Bower – Father Rod Bower is an unconventional Australian priest making headlines around the world. He speaks out on gun control, asylum seekers, recognition of First Peoples and is an advocate of marriage equality. Check out the full program of speakers and performers at the TEDxSydney website. This special live broadcast from the International Convention Centre in Sydney puts you in the front row and is an opportunity to gather your colleagues, your community, your friends and family and ignite a discussion locally. The TEDxSydney program runs from 9 am till 6 pm, come and go as you choose during the day, with drinks, nibbles and local live music from “Celestia” (Andrew Gray and Celestine Janiol) in the Civic Centre bar to follow. Tickets to the TEDxSydney Bega Satelite Event are $10 to $20, high schoolers are free. Tickets for the after party are sold separately and are $10 which includes your first drink, and a cheese platter. Register your interest and get your tickets now via TryBooking.

***** This article first appeared in @About Regional

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