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Bringing TEDx to Canberra each year in the Spring
Bringing TEDx to Canberra each year in the Spring

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Today has been HUGE for #TEDxCanberra 2016 registrations, with our entire allocation of reduced cost places for under-25s sold out in less than 12 hours.

But never fear! You can still register at the normal price.
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Our first SPEAKER LINEUP announcement for ‪#‎TEDxCanberra‬ 2016!
Ginger Gorman: fearless and multi award-winning social justice journalist
Bryan Lessard: entomologist who wants us to understand the curious world of flies
Phillip Baker: researching obesity and nutrition, and why we as a nation are fat
Brad Carron-Arthur: ultra-marathon runner, PhD student and mental health advocate
Lucy Sugerman: award-winning singer/songwriter at just fourteen

Look out for our next speaker announcement next week!

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TEDxCanberra 2015 "Favourite Things" attendees will remember Dr Dina McMillan, Ph.D. and her talk on 'Unmasking the Abuser.' Dina will be in Canberra on Tuesday 15 March to run her full two hour seminar, for women only. The seminar provides information which can help significantly reduce the risks to women of domestic abuse. Bookings via http://www.trybooking.com/KMOI
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Less than two weeks to TED 2016 Opening night at Dendy. Details at http://tedxcanberra.org/2016/02/come-see-ted-2016-opening-night-at-dendy-with-us/
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Our recent ‪#‎tedxcanberra‬ 2015 closed with Mr Phillip A. Jones discussing the Martini and culture. Here are his reflections on what it took to get to the stage and deliver a delightful historical and cultural investigation.

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Wondering how governments ought to respond to terrorism? Heartily sick of the hyperbole?
At TEDxCanberra 2014, Stephen Coleman spoke about quantifying the actual threat, and what might be done. Now, his talk has been adapted and published by The Ethics Centre.
Here's how reasonable people, and reasonable governments, respond.

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#TEDxCanberra 2015 sold out overnight. You can still go on the waitlist at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/tedxcanberra-2015-a-few-of-our-favourite-things-registration-19454380576

There are usually a few people that can't make it that return their registration in the days before.

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Registration for TEDxCanberra 2015 - A few of our favourite things is now open to the public!

This year, we see the return of attendee favourite CJ Bowerbird, plus three new presenters, and musical talent for your education, edification, and entertainment!

http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/tedxcanberra-2015-a-few-of-our-favourite-things-registration-19454380576

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Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens
Brown paper packages tied up with strings
These are a few of my favorite things

We're back!

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We've always said at TEDxCanberra that you shouldn't ask "what do you do?" but "what are you passionate about?"
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