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REWRITE THE RULES

MAY 23 | THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

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TEDxUQ is returning in 2015 for its third annual event and UQ students, staff and alumni are invited to attend. Taking place in the GHD Auditorium at the Advanced Engineering Building (49-200) on Saturday 23 May, we're excited to deliver a program based on the theme 'Rewrite the Rules'. It will be an opportunity for speakers and attendees to explore ideas that are rewriting, reshaping and redefining the path ahead. Learn about our theme, nominate a speaker or watch past TEDxUQ talks.

LATEST SPEAKERS #REWRITETHERULES

2014

KIM WILKINS

Kim Wilkins is an academic and author who lectures in writing at University of Queensland. In 1997, while still a third-year student, she published her first novel, the semi-historical supernatural thriller The Infernal. Since then, she has published...

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2014

CHRISTOPHER DRAKE

Christopher is a Business and Engineering undergraduate and founder of several businesses. The first was uCrack iFix, a smart phone repair business that has expanded to include several online stores that drop-ship products internationally. It was qui...

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2014

DIMITY DORNAN

Dimity Dornan AO is a Speech Pathologist and the Founder and Executive Director of Hear and Say, which enables deaf children to listen and speak. Hear and Say provides services for over 600 children and families, and is involved in research and also ...

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2014

BILL VON HIPPEL

Bill von Hippel is a professor and prior Head of the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland. He received his BA from Yale University and his PhD from the University of Michigan. Bill has published nearly 100 articles and chapters across...

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2014

JOEL GILMORE

Dr Joel Gilmore has a PhD in physics from the University of Queensland where he worked on developing models for biological systems such as vision in the eye and photosynthesis in plants. He's now the Principal of the renewable energy and climate poli...

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ABOUT TEDx

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxUQ where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxUQ event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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