Jun 05, 2020
TEDxBUV 2020, the first TEDx Programme organized by students of British University Vietnam (BUV) under the theme of “Press Play”, to promote creativity among Vietnamese youth, is due to take place from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, on Saturday, June 13th 2020 at British University Vietnam (BUV) with many interesting topics.
A global community that brings in knowledge and spreads inspiration
Founded in 1984, TED has become a global community of speakers from all backgrounds and cultures who desire to share their ideas and spread the inspiration with passionate individuals that are eager to seek knowledge and explore new areas.
TED believes that the power of ideas and innovations can change people’s attitudes, lifestyles and ultimately, change the whole world.
To be devoted to the mission “Ideas Worth Spreading”, TED Talks are often held in the form of short, power talks (18 minutes or less). Up to now, TED Talks cover almost all topics including science, business, and global issues in more than 100 languages. Along with the core purpose of TED, TEDx was introduced as a subsidiary model of TED to help share ideas in local communities around the world.
TEDxBUV 2020 “Press Play” – Dare to think, dare to do
Having been organized in Vietnam for the last 10 years, TEDx events have exerted great influence on specific communities, especially the Vietnamese youth. Continuing to ignite the spirit of creativity and eager to learn, TEDxBUV 2020 with the theme “Press Play” was organized with the aim of nurturing creative minds and encouraging innovation among young people.
First hosted by BUV students, TEDxBUV 2020 with the theme “Press Play” will convey four key messages to young people in Vietnam:
- Always create initiative in approaching new perspectives and adapt to new trends or cultures;
- Motivate yourself to break through the constraints, be open to the unknown and start new experiences;
- Dare to face and overcome personal fears;
- Listen and understand what you should do to develop yourself.
The event has 7 notable guest speakers from different fields and industries, namely:
- Mr. Mark Gilligan – Chairman and CEO of Blacktrace Holdings Ltd
- Designer, Artist Kevin Francis from Australia
- Dr. Nguyen Chi Hieu – Alumni of Stanford University (USA)
- Mr. Ngo Huy Tam – Education advisor at Vietnam Television (VTV3)
- Dr. Joao Manuel Ferrao Fialho – Senior Lecturer from British University Vietnam (BUV)
- Mr. Nguyen Quang Tung – Founder of Creative Kid Program, organization promoting the creativity of Vietnamese youth
- Ms. Khong Phuong Anh – Ambassador of Hemisphere Vietnam
The talk covers trending topics such as big data, global economy, music and art in light of environmental issues and even personal development. TEDxBUV 2020 “Press Play” was planned and hosted by students who are studying at BUV, where they have easy access to British education, development and training for soft skills, and are always encouraged and motivated to nurture their creative mind and venture into the unknown.
To register for the event, please visit: https://bit.ly/TEDxBUV2020 and do not forget to follow the Fanpage of TEDxBUV 2020: /TEDxBUV to update the latest information about the content and speakers.
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