Is a crisis the new norm or are we lacking perspectives to see other realities with great opportunity? Probably both. We need to get used to the fact that there are no simple answers and solutions for many of the issues that we face today. Ok, so what's next? This is where the story of TEDxLeiden starts.
With TEDxLeiden we explore "ideas worth spreading" that give perspectives on 21st century societies that are resilient, diverse and inclusive. Societies that keep our social, natural and economical capital at sustainable levels. Societies that grow both our individual and collective well-being without creating systemic issues for the future.
With TEDxLeiden 2014 we are proud to announce the third edition of TEDxLeiden. Last year we had our first event at De Meelfabriek, our house of transition. We believe it was a great experience which we want to create again in 2014. The event will be at 07/11/2014 and the theme will be Abundance.
The coming months we will develop the speaker line-up, the talks and the overall experience. We will start selling tickets from 15/10/2014.
We invite you to follow us on social media and help to co-create the event by ideas for potential new TEDxTalks and inspire others join the experience. We will use social media share the program and speakers when they emerge.
About the theme
What would happen when we shift from organizing scarcity to organizing abundance? Abundance is everywhere around us. Think about creativity, energy, water, knowledge, happiness. The challenge is to make it available to the people who need it. What if we are able to breakthrough these challenges . Can you imagine this future of abundance? TEDxLeiden 2014 will be sharing ideas worth spreading by people that already have started to create this future. We dare you to join this sparkling conversation.