TED means Technology, Entertainment, Design and is a nonprofit organization devoted to ideas worth spreading. It started as a four-day conference in California in 1984 and continues in Great Britain (TEDGlobal).

TEDxAthens is a world-class conference about Innovation, Creativity and Ideas based in Athens, Greece. TEDxAthens is one of the first TEDx events worldwide and the first ever TEDx event in Greece – started in May 2009. Its main goal is to develop and leverage the TED experience at a regional level, uniting innovators, thinkers, inspirational speakers, shakers, makers and breakers.

TEDxAthens returns this year on February 6, 2016, for the first time in Athens. Pallas Theatre and CityLink, will become the place where strong personalities, amazing stories and new ideas are expected to give to all who will attend an unforgettable experience. More than 15 speakers, 5 performances, exciting workshops and many surprises shape the annual meeting of the city, TEDxAthens 2016.

The main subject of TEDxAthens “Origins”, will lead us to different starting points and will remind us of our roots. As always, this year TEDx will address hot topics and will suggest different approaches to events and situations, that affect us all, always with optimism for what tomorrow holds.

As always great speakers as always will “occupy” this year’s stage, whose goal is to inspire us with their ideas and visions, and with their achievements they will raise our awareness and help us go back to our own “Origins”. Moreover, attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy, yet another year, unique performances, prepared exclusively for the audience of TEDxAthens.

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For more info and previous events, please visit our sites www.ted.com, www.tedxathens.com and http://blog.tedxathens.com  or Facebook http://www.facebook.com/tedxathens and Twitter@TEDxAthens.