FAQ

What is TEDxAberystwyth?
Where and when does it take place?
How can I get tickets?
Who are the speakers?
What can I expect on the day?
What have the previous talks been about?
Is this a child-friendly event?
Can I apply to be a speaker?
Can I volunteer for TEDxAberystwyth?
How can I contact you?


What is TEDxAberystwyth?

TEDxAberystwyth is an independently organized non-profit TED-like event. It is run by volunteers and aims to provide a platform for local community to share “ideas worth spreading”.

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. See more in the About section.


Where and when does it take place?

TEDxAberystwyth 2019 will take place on the 26th October in the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. Check out our schedule.


How can I get tickets?

Tickets for TEDxAberystwyth can be purchased via the Aberystwyth Arts Centre website, however 2019 event is sold out. More information on the tickets can be found on our Tickets page.


Who are the speakers?

Aberystwyth and its surrounding area has a rich pool of excellent resident speakers, combined with those who have past connections with the area. All of our hand-picked performers have novel and stimulating ideas to share from the arts, science, media, sport, environment, society and beyond. Our speakers will be announced in the run up to the event on the Speakers page.


What can I expect on the day?

The first speaker will start just after 10.00am, following the official opening of the event. We recommend arriving earlier, as we cannot let in late arrivals during the talks. The event schedule will be published on our Programme page. We expect to finish the day about 5.00pm.

We encourage mingling, conversations and sharing of ideas. Therefore, Coffee and lunch breaks are included and the Arts Centre bar will be opened after the event.


What have the previous talks been about?

You can view our previous talks on the past events page.


Is this a child-friendly event?

Our attendees vary in age and we’d love to have your family join us. Although the talks are meant for a general audience, we do realize that not every topic may not be found age appropriate for young people, depending on your discretion. While that discretion is up to you, no talks are uncomfortably graphic. If anything, we hope all of our talks provide an opportunity for great conversation and dialogue among your family!


Can I apply to be a speaker?

We do take applications from local speakers with novel ideas worth sharing. However, please note that the selection criteria is strict and is dictated by our audience’s taste, as well as TEDx Content Guidelines. We If you would like to find out more about speaking at our event, please contact us. Please note, that we do not accept any new speakers for our 2019 event.


Can I volunteer for TEDxAberystwyth?

We welcome volunteers, as there is plenty to do before and on the day of the event! We also welcome partnerships. If you are interested, please contact us.


I still have some questions. How can I contact you?

You are more than welcome to send us an email. Alternatively, please use our Contact page for more ways to contact us.

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