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TEDxGlasgow 2015 was a sold-out success, we’re now working on a number of salon events and building up to an even bigger and better TEDxGlasgow 2016.

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Participate in TEDxGlasgow

TEDxGlasgow is a not-for-profit organisation and our events would not be possible without the support of our amazing volunteers, performers, partners, speakers and of course, the attendees.

This year’s event took place on Friday June 12th in Glasgow’s Tramway Theatre and explored the theme ‘Why Not Here?’. If you'd like to get involved for 2016, whether as a volunteer, to support or to attend, you can find out here how you can participate in TEDxGlasgow.

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxGlasgow, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxGlasgow events, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

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Every year we look for speakers to participate in our events. From charity volunteers and fundraisers, to professionals, astronauts, enthusiasts or doctors, TEDx speakers usually have one thing in common; passion in their field of expertise or interest, a passion that transcends and inspires.

For TEDxGlasgow 2015, speakers graced the famous red circle carpet to discuss the theme ‘Why Not Here’? Our amazing line-up inspired and challenged preconceptions. Find out more about the 2015 speakers here.

Share an experience. Volunteer with the TEDxGlasgow Salon team

TEDxGlasgow 2015 was an incredible success. Now that June, and the remnants of summer, seem like a bit of a distant memory, we’re  working on a number of very exciting Salon events (we’ve even had some already) and building up to an even bigger and better TEDxGlasgow 2016. What is a Salon? Our salons aim to keep our local TEDx community engaged. They are a channel by which to continue the conversations from the main event and make lasting change.…

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