Our Speakers of 2016

Julia Korbik Walter LucadouAjibola Omokanye Christoph Staudt
Jochen Strähle Gustav Jirkowski Josh Levent Zakaria Babutsidze
Sergey Sargsyan Roland BischofCarina Bischof Anantha Kumar Duraiappah
Frederica Perera

What is TEDx?

In "TEDxFSUJena“ the "x” stands for independently organized event, while FSU is abbreviation for Friedrich Schiller University of Jena. TEDxFSUJena was the first official university-based TEDx event in eastern part of Germany and took place on 10th of February 2015 in Jena. The event was organized by a group of international students representing the NGO, International Conferences for Education and Development. This was the beginnign of an annual event, as TEDxFSUJena is being organized in 2016, too. The current organizers find power in ideas and seek make the world a better place. All speeches on the conference will be filmed and posted on Internet (TED.com/TEDx.Com/TEDx Youtube channel).

The goals of the TEDxFSUJena are:

  • Promote the importance of education
  • Enhance knowledge spillovers
  • Share astounding ideas
  • Present latest inventions
  • Ignite engaging discussions

Latest News

Ticketsales are open now and the new Webpage is officially launched

Change, something we learned about in 2015 when we held our first TEDxFSUJena conference. We remebered its importance and decided to change our webpage. With the new design, we hope to offer an exciting experience for you. Parallel to the official launch of our new webpage, we announce that ticket sales over the webpage are […]


The organizers could not ignore the Halloween mood and held a special themed TEDxFSU Jena event on 31st October, 2015 at the Haus auf der Mauer. The decorations and food were prepared in the spirit of Halloween and created the perfect environment for some spooky TEDx talks. Afterwards the attendees engaged in interesting discussions and […]

Market of Possibilities

On 16th October, 2015, the TEDx organizers participated in the exhibition “Market of Opportunities” on the FSU Jena campus. The goal was to provoke interest among students and the public toward the TEDx project. As it turned out, many visitors were already familiar with TEDx, plus everyone received information about the upcoming event TEDxFSUJena 2016 […]

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