2019 SPEAKERS

As we announce our speakers for 2019, they will appear here.

2019 SPEAKERS

STACY SIMS

STACY SIMS

Stacy Sims is a question-asker and boat rocker (disruptor) when it comes to human performance and physiology.

She has asked the questions her academic predecessors said were too difficult to answer and gone after those answers.

Stacy has been widely recognized as a visionary for her thought leadership across the sports performance industry and will leave our audience with new insights into how to better understand themselves and biohack their routines for better performance.

LEO MURRAY

LEO MURRAY

Changemaker and thought leader, Leo Murray, cares deeply about the survival of our species and our planet.

Catalysing a necessary paradigm shift for people to make changes out of love for the natural world rather than fear of what they stand to lose.

Specialising in regenerative sustainability, behaviour change and civil disobedience, Leo’s company Why Waste is reducing negatives impacts through waste minimisation.

Local to Tauranga Moana, this conscious activist is seeking to improve the current system by co-creating a new story for humanity.

NICK BOWERS

NICK BOWERS

Nick Bowers’ is an American entrepreneur, designer, and creator whose drone design helped Emirates Team New Zealand win the 36th America’s Cup.

Underneath it all, he is a dreamer.

From building wood boats and airplanes as a child, to his current positions as Lead Designer at Periscope Aerospace and CEO of Kodiak Aerospace & Founder of Kettle Cinema, the secrets behind his revolutionary drone designs might surprise, and will certainly inspire.

FUTURE SPEAKERS

WE'RE TAKING NOMINATIONS / APPLICATIONS

Do you think you have an idea worth spreading on the TEDxTauranga stage? Do you know someone who would make an amazing TEDx speaker? TED’s founding topics are Technology, Entertainment and Design. Since starting, TED has grown to encompass more than 100 different subjects. We put approximately 100 potential speakers through a 5 step process to get to approximately 10 speakers on stage.

NOMINATE / APPLY HERE

NOMINATIONS

CHOSEN FOR THE STAGE

VIDEO VIEWS

OUR 5 STEP PROCESS

1. We receive an application / nomination as a potential speaker

  • We do our initial research and determine if we will progress this person through to stage #2
  • We have approximately 100 potential speakers at this level

2. A one-on-one phone interview to determine the “idea worth spreading”

  • We have approximately 80 potential speakers at this level

3. An in-person, or Skype, interview with 3 of the TEDxTauranga team

  • We have approximately 40 potential speakers at this level

4. An invitation to create an in-person draft talk for the larger TEDxTauranga team

  • We have approximately 20 potential speakers at this level
  • Training / coaching is provided

5. An invitation to be on the TEDxTauranga stage

  • We have approximately 10 speakers on stage
  • Training / coaching is provided