FAQ 2017-07-16T15:10:51+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a TEDxAarhus event like?
A TEDxAarhus event is a day of live TEDx talks, performances and a few TED talk videos. It is a day on which you will meet inspiring people, be amazed and be challenged to look at the world differently.

When and where is the next TEDxAarhus event?
The next TEDxAarhus event will be held at September 30th in Hermans, Tivoli Friheden. More information can be found here.

How do I get to the event?
You can get the address and guidance for public transportation to Tivoli Friheden here.

Who will be speaking?
The speakers for TEDxAarhus 2017 will be announced as we approach the event in time. You can check out the speakers announced so far here.

Do I get a chance to talk to the speakers?
Absolutely – the speakers are encouraged to participate in the mingling area in all breaks and during the afterparty.

Do I need to bring anything?
Only your ticket and your curiosity.

Will there be food?
There will be snacks during the breaks of the event, and tapas after the show. Vegetarian and vegan options will be available.

And what about drinks?
We will provide water and coffee throughout the day, and wine and beer during the after party.

Can I bring a child?
No, since there will be alcohol served at the afterparty, the age limit is 18 years.

How is the handicap acessibility?
Hermans is wheelchair accessible. More information (in Danish) on handicap acessibility can be found here.

How do I buy a ticket?
You apply through the form on our website before August 6th. Once your application is approved, you will receive a link to buy a ticket. Apply here!

Is there an age limit?
As we will serve alcohol at the event, the age limit to attend is 18 years.

Can I buy a ticket for my boyfriend/sister/neighbour?
Tickets are personal, and you can only buy one ticket at a time.

What is included in the ticket price?
The event, access to the park, snacks and drinks in breaks and wine and tapas during the afterparty.

Do I need to pay for entrance to Tivoli Friheden as well?
No, all you need is your TEDxAarhus ticket.

Should I show up early to get front seats?
Yes. The seats will be assigned when you show up – not when you buy the ticket. First come, first served.

Can I sit together with a friend?
If you want to sit together with a friend, the two of you should wait in line together. Unfortunately we are not able to assign seats to people who are not present.

Can my ticket be refunded, if I’m unable to attend the event?
It cannot, but in that case you are welcome to pass your ticket on to another happy TEDx-fan. In this case, we need the name of the person, you are giving your ticket to, since the tickets are personal and attached to your name.

Can I sell/gift my ticket to somebody else, if I’m unable to attend the event?
We cannot endorse selling of tickets, but you can pass your ticket along to someone, if you are unable to attend. We need the name of the person, you are giving your ticket to, since the tickets are personal and attached to your name.

What is TED?
TED is a nonprofit organisation spreading ideas in the form of short talks (usually no longer than 18 mins). The annual TED conference is held in Vancouver, Canada, but all talks – TED and TEDx alike – go online afterwards, inspiring and entertaining an even broader audience. There are no limits for the kinds of topics a TED Talk can cover – as long as the speaker has an idea worth spreading. TED Talks bring people together, amaze, and challenge you to look at the world differently.

What is TEDx?
TEDx is a program of local and self-organised events licensed by TED. A TEDx event is an opportunity for people to get together for a live TED-like experience rooted in their own community.

What is TEDxAarhus?
TEDxAarhus is the biggest TEDx event i Denmark. At our TEDxAarhus event, live TEDx speakers and TED Talk videos combine to spark deep discussion and connection in our local community of Aarhus.

Are there any other TEDx events?
In Denmark, there are two other TEDx events, TEDxOdense and TEDxCopenhagen. TEDx events are held all over the world – a full list of events can be found at the TED website.

Can I organize my own TEDx event?
Yes, you can – more information can be found here.

Can I view talks from earlier TEDx Aarhus events?
Of course – talks from earlier events can be viewed here on the website, and on our youtube channel.

How can I stay in touch with TEDxAarhus?
You can subscribe to our newsletter at the bottom of this page, or follow us on facebook, instagram, twitter or linkedin.

How do I become a speaker at TEDxAarhus?
The speakers for TEDxAarhus 2017 have been chosen – but you are welcome to apply for being a speaker at our next event. More information will be available by then, so stay in touch!

How do I become a partner of TEDxAarhus?
A good place to start is at our partners page.

I want to help you – can I become a volunteer?
Please send us an e-mail at event@tedxaarhus.com, if you are interested in volunteering.

I am from the press – how do I get to know more about TEDxAarhus?
Please have a look at our contact page.