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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. TEDxRoermond is oriented towards developing a community of like-minded, highly informed and engaged innovators, designers, thinkers, technologists and environmentally and socially concerned individuals in the heart of Limburg.

We bring together the leading innovative and imaginative thinkers and activators. This year our theme is Society Innovation.

Social innovation in the broadest sense of the word. Our society faces many challenges in coming years . Whether we are talking about citizens or the technological revolution in which we find ourselves. It will fundamentally change. Add globalization and interconnectedness to it and it ensures us that we have to deal differently with existing ways. We will have to think and start doing. But how? Our speakers come from different disciplines, backgrounds, branches. They share their ideas with us and maybe they will answer your questions or set you into motion or will amaze You. Well either way be there on Friday 11 december 2015!

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About TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to the mission: ideas worth spreading. Started as a conference in California in 1984, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives. At a TED conference, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less. Speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende, and Gordon Brown.

On TED.com, talks from the conferences are shared with the world for free as TED Talk videos. A new talk is posted every weekday. Through the Open Translation Project, talks are subtitled by volunteers worldwide. Through our distribution networks, talks are shared on TV, radio, Netflix, and many websites.

Our initiatives include: the TEDx program, which gives free licenses to people around the world to organize TED-style events in their communities; the annual TED Prize, which grants $1 million to an exceptional individual with a wish to change the world; the Fellows program, which helps world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community; and TED-Ed, which creates short video lessons by pairing master teachers with animators for use in classroom instruction or independent learning. Learn more about TED »

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About TEDx

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At such an event, TED Talks and live speakers combine to spark deep conversation. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where “x” notes that the event is independently organized. The main TED staff provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but these events are self-organized. Learn more about TEDx »