First speakers announced!

In less than two months, TEDxTwenteU 2016 will take place around the theme ‘Breaking Barriers’. Today, we are proud to announce the first speakers: Jan van Veldhuizen and Paul Adamson. Have a look at our speakers section for more information about them! Do you want to stay updated and get the updates of new speakers […]

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Schedule Open Auditions online

Tomorrow, the Open Auditions will take place. We received more than 30 registrations, with which we are very glad! Most of the contestants will pitch their idea tomorrow. All auditions are public, so you have the opportunity to listen to the inspiring ideas and become inspired yourself too. Feel free to come and leave at the moment you like! […]

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Open Auditions for TEDxTwenteU 2016 on February 9

Do you have an incredible message you’d like to share with the rest of the world, but aren’t sure how to make that happen? Come and pitch your idea at our Open Auditions and show the audience how you break barriers! If you convince the audience that your idea is really worth spreading, you will […]

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New website online

As of today, our new website is online! Since we are still working on renewing the website, it is possible that some information is missing or some parts of the website don’t function properly. If you notice such a thing, please let us know via! Have a great time at our website!

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Robin Koops and Giels Brouwer

With only a few days to TEDxTwenteU, we can announce our last speakers: Robin Koops and Giels Brouwer! Robin Koops is well known for his contribution to the creation of the artificial pancreas (in Dutch: kunstalvleesklier). What you may not know is that he studied here in Enschede. Giels Brouwer is a football addict and […]

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New speakers!

Again, 3 more speakers to announce: Peter-Paul Verbeek, Dennis Doubovski and Valentijn Kuperus! Peter-Paul Verbeek is a Philosopher of Technology. After Veni and Vidi, this year he has received the Vici-grant worth 1.5 million euros for his research on the intertwining between human existence and technology. Dennis Doubovski was already an entrepreneur whe he was […]

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Three new speakers!

With the event getting closer, we can now announce 3 more speakers: Angelique Schmeink, Thomas Meijer en Merijn Bruijnes! Angelique Schmeink, one of the two female SVH masterchefs in the Netherlands, will talk about innovation and creativity within the world of food. Thomas Meijer is a student Molecular Biology & Biotechnology at the University of Groningen. He and eleven […]

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The first speakers of TEDxTwenteU 2014!

The theme of TEDxTwenteU 2014 is ‘Find your Creative Spark’. Now, we are excited to announce our first three speakers for our event: Charlie MacGregor, Emile Nijssen and Maarten den Braber! Charlie MacGregor, CEO of The Student Hotel, will talk about his experience and thoughts on the Student Hotel. This concept has proven to be very succesful […]

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A big thanks to you all!

Four weeks ago, TEDxTwenteU took place at the University of Twente. We, as organizing committee, were pretty excited for this first edition, but we enjoyed the day so much! We would like to thank the speakers, the volunteers, attendees and our partners (Student Union, Gemeente Enschede and the University of Twente). And of course, the watchers […]

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