Reflecting on the recent TEDxWellington community Salon event held on October 13th 2020.
As with previous Salons, the format is about bringing the TEDx community together as a shared experience, connect with each other, watch some curated TED talks and explore the topics discussed, plus have a few past TEDxWellington speakers to give an update on where they are in their journey.
We kicked off the event with the first speaker alum update from Ged Finch:
The first talk selected and watched was:
What followed was a quick discussion with attendees chatting with others and exploring the following:
What creative activities nourish you? OR
What activities are you happy to play the fool doing?
Our second speaker alum (video) update came from Olie Body:
The second shared viewing experience was:
And what followed was a fun drawing activity for all involved:
The final speaker alum update was from Dr Monica Saini:
The big announcement | Our call for speakers and performers!
To end the event we announced our public call for speakers and performers for the 2021 TEDxWellington – MORE DETAILS HERE – we then had Alex from the leadership team outlining the community strategy and outreach efforts plus encouraging those in attendance to become part of our promotional efforts for the application opportunity.