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Wildlife Conservation: An Interview with Wes Larson   Recently updated !

As a wildlife biologist, Wesley Larson’s focus for the past 8 years has  specifically been on polar and black bears. During that time, Wes’ work took him from the United States to Africa, and even all the way to the Arctic.. He also assisted on a number of other wildlife […]


The story is bigger than me – interview with Abdi Latif Dahir

  Abdi Latif Dahir is a journalist, born in Nairobi and raised in Somalia, who has recently become the East Africa Correspondent at the New York Times. At the TEDxVienna Conference “About Time”, he delivered a speech about how to create beautiful moments and capture them in your memory, even though […]


Chase Masterson on Real Life Heroism

When people are faced with a traumatic situation, there is a variety of ways that they can react. Some become angry, others are overwhelmed by sadness. Unfortunately, very few speak about their experiences and actively seek help from others. A minute percentage, however, decide to use their trauma to help […]


Sarah E. Hill on Women’s Brains and the Birth Control Pill

Sarah E. Hill is a research psychologist who uses theoretical tools taken from evolutionary sciences to study psychology and health. Recently, she has turned her expertise to uncovering what we know and don’t know about the impact of the birth control pill on the brain. In her TEDxVienna talk, she […]


About Time – In an Instant

Just like last year,  Lomography was kind enough to offer a few of their cameras for this year’s conference, About Time. It was a lot of fun taking some candid and some not-so-candid photos of attendees, volunteers, and speakers. Check them out below! Also, stay tuned, part two of this series is coming […]


TEDxVienna turns green: How to make a large-scale event eco-friendly?

“TEDx is a bit of a role model and guides people towards innovation and how they can live their lives. We will ask attendees for their feedback because we want to give them the opportunity to tell us what they think we can do on sustainability. There are 1,000 attendees, […]


Three ways to experience TEDxVienna

Most people know TEDx conferences from watching TEDx Talks on YouTube. Some might have even seen particularly interesting ones at university or at school. However, the conference experience itself is seldom talked about and with this article, we seek to change that. I have interviewed three very different people who […]


Recapping the recaps – how edgy was “On The Edge”?

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of a (TEDxVienna) conference? What is going on at the same time as the talks, the performances, the coffee and lunch breaks…? In the event recap from 2017’s TEDxVienna conference “On The Edge”, Verena gave some sneak peeks into what happens […]