TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Casper Schmidt

Based on his neuroscientific research, Casper Schmidt established early neurobiological markers of porn addiction - which in June 2018 led to its inclusion in the World Health Organization's list of diseases, opening new doors for treatment of this group of individuals. Casper finished his PhD in Clinical Neuroscience in the… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Vana Orfanou

The value of history and archaeology is not just knowledge about the past through written and material tracks. It’s also a great source for empathy and understanding for other human beings. In a society facing major changes, Vana Orfanou argues that using knowledge about the past in the right way… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Andreas Hougaard Laustsen

An award winning engineer and researcher, Andreas Hougaard Laustsen has developed human antibodies against toxins from venomous snakes by using modern biotechnological methods. It’s the first antibodies against toxins from the black mamba. Andreas will talk about how he has developed human antibodies against toxins from venomous snakes. This technology… Read More

TEDxAarhus 2019 speaker: Emma Elisabeth Holtet

TEDxAarhus was thrilled to announce the first speaker for TEDxAarhus 2019: [re]*: Emma Elisabeth Holtet, reigning “Aarhus Poetry Slam Champion” and winner of this year’s “English Poetry Slam Copenhagen Cup". Emma is a trained performer from The London School of Dramatic Arts, and Bachelor of Arts from Copenhagen University. Are… Read More

Meet the first four speakers for TEDxAarhus 2018

We are beyond excited to have released the tickets and announced the first four speakers for our big event on October 6, TEDxAarhus 2018: Look Closer! Even with only four speakers announced we are already going all the way from the war zone in Syria to a university campus in… Read More

Arctic Researcher Pelle Tejsner will be speaking at TEDxAarhus 2017!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3_UPQkJL9s Anthropologist and Arctic Explorer He is educated as an anthropologist at the University of Aberdeen, and works in the humanistic branch of the studies of climate change at the Arctic Research Centre. Pelle’s research is focused on climate change in Greenland, and on how it affects indigenous people living… Read More

Adventurer Morten Kirckhoff will be speaking at TEDxAarhus 2017!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrYZLbqDdpk Creative Director & Adventurer Morten Kirckhoff is a creative director and partner at one of Denmark’s top creative agencies and furthermore a board member og Adventurers’ Club Denmark. Together with his childhood friend Jan Elhøj, Morten travels all over the world to visit abandoned places. Their adventures started out… Read More

City Architect Stephen Willacy is speaking at TEDxAarhus 2017!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdZDlP0qSoY City Architect of Aarhus As the City Architect, Stephen has the top authority of the municipality, in all matters regarding the architecture of the city. In his talk at TEDxAarhus 2017 Stephen talked about the conditions of the public realm, inspired people to think about how we can make… Read More

Wildlife Expert Joe Wasilewski is speaking at TEDxAarhus 2017!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0sSZNsbilg Wildlife Expert Joe Wasilewski is a Wildlife Expert currently working for Jadora International LLC as Vice-President of biodiversity. Jadora is involved in a REDD+ project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The project is located in a former logging concession of 345,000 hectares and Joe is responsible for… Read More