In “TEDxFSUJena“ the “x” stands for independently organized event and FSU is abbreviation for Friedrich Schiller University of Jena. It is the first official university-based TEDx event in eastern part of Germany, which took place on 10th of February 2015 in Jena and was organized by a group of international students representing the NGO International Conferences for Education and Development. This is the onset of tradition asTEDxFSUJena will not end on the event day, but will be organized annually. Current organizers are united by the trust in power of ideas to 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