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TEDxUHasselt 2019 - Bright Ideas
We are proud to announce TEDxUHasselt 2019 - Bright Ideas. The day filling event is taking place on Saturday, 23rd of March at Hasselt University (Campus Diepenbeek, Building D). You will be inspired by numerous talks from national and international top speakers with mind-blowing talks, entertaining workshops, live music and more...
“I am amazed by the fantastic manner in which this event was organised! General but very explicit thank you to the whole crew and sponsors! It was a truly inspiring and hospitable day!” - TEDxUHasselt guest 2018
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Bright Ideas is the curiosity-inducing theme for the upcoming edition of TEDxUHasselt. With this theme we are going back to the basics of TED, which is all about spreading innovative and sometimes even controversial ideas.
Our aim this year is to present world-class speakers on our stage, in order for the audience to enrich their lives by gaining new experiences which they would otherwise never encounter. In addition to this, they can extensively develop their skills during the workshops and network with other TED enthusiasts, speakers and partners. As organisers, we hope that the wide range of opportunities will leave a lasting impression on the attendees.
- 9 international & national inspiring keynote speakers
- Networking reception & conversation starter with free drinks & snacks
- Several interactive workshops
- Startup showcase
- Musical intermezzos
- Lunch break with free a sandwich of choice
- Free mocktail
- Free 3D-printed snacks provided by BDO
- Free vestiaire
- Free TEDxUHasselt goodie bag (includes EOS magazine)
- Cocktails & mocktails (paid)
- Coffee & Tea (paid)
On the day of the event, you'll receive your namebadge at the entrance which contains a link to apply for a workshop and your lunch preference.
Date: Saturday, 23rd March 2019
Doors open: 09:45, be on time, the first keynote starts at 10:15!
Last speakers ends at 16:00, followed by networking reception until 17:30
Address: Hasselt University, Agoralaan D, 3590 Diepenbeek
You'll receive a bottle of water at the beginning of the event, water dispensers are located across the campus. We provide a free lunch break (sandwiches) for every attendee.
How to get there
You can get to Diepenbeek Campus by taking the train to Diepenbeek, Hasselt or Genk and then taking a bus to the campus.
Diepenbeek Campus can be reached with services 45, 20A, 36 and 453. From the square in front of Hasselt Station, service 45 departs for Maastricht and Maaseik, service 20A for Maastricht and service 36 for Genk via Diepenbeek. A bus leaves for the campus at least every 15 minutes. A service 45 bus departs from Genk Station to the campus every 30 minutes. A service 453 bus departs from Diepenbeek Station to the campus every hour.
The area surrounding Diepenbeek Campus is very bike-friendly. Guests can reach the campus safely and enjoyably via cycle paths that wind their way through the greenery. On campus, bikes can be parked under cover and the university provides special bike locks.
Free parking is provided near the building.
The campus has special facilities for guests with disabilities: there are separate parking spaces at the entrance to each building and a special entrance ramp (without stairs).