TEDxTwenteU - Winds of Change

The TEDxTwenteU 2020 event will take place on Wednesday the 12th of February 2020 in Enschede, The Netherlands. The theme will be “Winds of Change“.

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Evenement details

Wanneer: 12 februari 2020
Tijd: 13:00 - 21:00
Organisator: TEDxTwenteU
Locatie: Theater Concordia Oude Markt 15 7511 GA Enschede The Netherlands

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What is TEDx

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxTwenteU, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxTwenteU event, TED Talks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

About TED

TED 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 its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.


The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast event in nearby Whistler. The annual TEDGlobal conference will be held this October in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.


13:00 – 13:30 Doors open
13:30 – 15:00 Session 1
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 17:00 Session 2
17:00 – 17:30 Break
17:30 – 18:30 Session 3
18:30 – 19:00 Closing
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner

Navigate to the location

Public transport

Exit the train or bus at Enschede Station. Follow the black pedestrian signpostings in the direction of Center and Concordia.

The theater is located on the Oude Markt, to the left of the Grote Kerk, between Café Paddy’s and catering partner Sam Sam.


By car

The center of Enschede can only be reached by car between 7 and 11 a.m.
It is therefore best to park in the Irenegarage or the Stationpleingarage.


For extensive parking options, see parking in Enschede.
Upon entering Enschede, follow the signs to the centre.
The P-route is indicated and leads you past several parking places.