This is the 3rd year of TEDxKL and this year it will be held on 20th of August in Blackbox Solaris. This year theme will be ” We have a secret”. The idea behind the theme is we want to look at everyday people, object and subject which seem ordinary but can be somewhat extra ordinary.
For those who are not familiar, TED with the mantra, Ideas Worth Spreading is about finding interesting and inspiring ideas which help to change the world and we licensed from TED to do TEDxKL.
We will be featuring Secretary-General of the United Nations Association of Singapore, Yap Kwong Weng, unity advocate Anas Zubedy and magician cum mentalist Zlwin Chew are but a few names in an eclectic list of speakers which also include a white-hat hacker, marine biologist turtle conservationist, award-winning poet, contemporary arts dancer and a chef who cooks for Presidents and Bollywood stars.
In addition, another special guest from Singapore, Durreen Shahnaz, Founder & Chairperson of Impact Investment Exchange, will be present to engage the audience. Durreen was selected as one of the 25 TED fellows, which spoke at TED 2010 in Long Beach, California.