Entries by Ingrid Tomanovits


Speaker Kanesan Nathan

You’ve heard of the Embassy of the USA, of Finland, of Cambodia… but have you heard of the Embassy of Kindness? Kanesan Nathan believes in defining the world by kindness. The transformative driving force of kindness. Which is why he’s half of the driving force behind Embassy of Kindness. An Embassy which has a lot […]


Speaker: Gemma Thomson

Have you ever picked up after your dog, put the poo in the bin and thought – hang on, there’s got to be a better way than to send this to landfill? Gemma Thomson has. Not only has she thought it, she’s come up with an idea to fix it. Gemma will be sharing her […]


Speaker: Paul Buckley

Before age 24, Paul Buckley didn’t think he’d ever be in jail. But that’s exactly where he ended up. Hear his unique story, and divergent ideas, about how Australian lives would change with a prison system that actually worked. Paul is the first of our speakers at TEDxCanberra 2018. Stay tuned over the next few […]

Download the TEDConnect App

TEDConnect is a FREE app, available on iOS and Android that helps you keep in touch with other conference guests, keep track of the program, meet new friends, and learn about your favourite speakers. (OK that blurb was for attendees) To get started with TEDConnect: First, you need a TED.com account. If you don’t have one, sign up […]

TEDxCanberra’s adventure at TEDGlobal in Tanzania

Left to right Cristina from TEDxVitoriaGasteiz in Spain, Ingrid Tomanovits from TEDxCanberra, Gemma from TEDxVancouver; Yusuke from TEDxTokyo and Kristin Boag from TEDxCanberra. Organising a TEDx event isn’t easy. Sometimes it’s hard to not focus on the minutiae and the detail and forget what we’re really doing here. We’re a grassroots, locally organised event that […]