About TED, the TED phenomenon, and TEDxUbud
“TED is the most popular lecture series online.” –Mashable.com
TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonproﬁt organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. Last year, over one billion people viewed TED videos.
Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level.
“The TED conference has endorsed two key notions. One: The pursuit of knowledge is of lifelong importance. Two: The power of networks only gets stronger if you include others. Steelcase benefits from being part of this network of great thinkers. Not only as we pursue our own vibrancy, but as we help make the environment of learning better for all attendees.”
–James P. Hackett, President and CEO, Steelcase Inc.
TEDxUbud: bringing a TED-like experience to Bali
Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” TEDxUbud program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through a TED-like experience at the local level.
TEDxUbud was founded in 2011 and brings together a curated group of 300 changemakers, innovators, & social pioneers who are part of a full day schedule of talks, performances, and interaction. Indonesia is home to extraordinary ideas and amazing people and TEDxUbud is dedicated to showcasing this brilliance and turning these great ideas into action.
TEDxUbud at a glance
In history – TEDxUbud’s first event was held on May 6th, 2011.
Event Popularity – Tickets were on sale for six days before selling out.
Photography – Total pictures taken during our full-day rehearsal, 2016 event, and farewell brunch: 4,367
Standing Ovations – KawalPemilu.org Ainun Najib, Human-trafficking activist Ruici Tio, Indonesian Indie-folk band Cozy Street Corner & Bonita, Indonesia’s most powerful female singer, Japanese world-champion yo-yo performer Black, Vocalist Indra Aziz, followed by Indonesian activist Lian Gogali, TEDFellow Myshkin Ingawale, and trumpeter Rio Sidik.
Volunteered Hours – Number of combined volunteered hours taken into putting together TEDxUbud 2016: 36,786 (We timed it. And we are doing it all over again!)
An army of volunteers
Daniela Burr, Mila Shwaiko, Gika Savitri, Vincent Chiesa, Oriana Titisari, Wiwin Windarni, Elia Simantov, Julie Ahlrich, and Melati Gaymans.
Salvatore Aljaidi, Daniel Ziv, Leigh Wasson, Lara Hough, Lena Holban, Sue Useem, Miriam Castillo, Melita Rowston, Roos Huizenga, Sonja Geier, Ethel Tober Lahu, Raunala Maruti, Lukas Porz, Chicco Tatriele, Lahra Tatriele, I Made Runatha, Paulus Henry, Amran Hidayat, Janita Himawati, Daniel Gabe, JP, Nyoman, Fernanda Burr, Uchee Ramang, Veronica Desi Puji, Andreas Fischer, Kate Harrington, Davvi Chrzastek, Joey Roetzler, Agung Arnawa, Made Widia, Julie Pennini, Eiji Han Shimizu, Alexa Aguila, Antonina Bondareva, Elizabeth Canon, Andy Karya, Garth Parlimbangan, Odeck Ariawan, Sheila, Dewa Arjana, Anna Bruvel, Joseph De Wolk, Monika Tomczyk, Val Ng, Christian Schmidt, Devin Bramhall, Romans Dobzanskis, Scott Wells, Sophia Marsh, Jessica Hanafi, Nani Soebari, & Naomi Furuya.
A special thanks
We have received incredible support from very special fellow TEDx Organizers and we would like to thank them.
Especially: TEDxJakarta, TEDxMakassar, TEDxDubai, TEDxCibeles, TEDxZurich, TEDxBandung, TEDxJakSel, TEDxKemang, TEDxUnpad, TEDxUI, TEDxTokyo, TEDxSpringStreet, TEDxITS, TEDxBarcelona, TEDxVilnius, TEDxWeldQuay, & TEDxKraków.