Watch Now: TEDxAmsterdamSalon 2019
Looking back on an inspiring day with new insights, great stories and revealing moments. Six talks on one day can be a bit too much if you want to remember everything word by word. For those who want to watch it back, or for those who could not make it to the event, we filmed everything! Watch it here or on our YouTube channel.
Big Year | Arjan Dwarshuis
World record birdwatcher and amazing speaker. 6.883 birds spotted and 40 countries visited in just 1 year. What is your Big Year going to be?
Breaking Barriers | Githinji Gitahi
Dr Githinji Gitahi is the CEO of Amref Health Africa and is passionate about fundamental human rights. He is born in Kenya together with 4.898 babies on the same day. 205 of those babies did not reach there 5th birthday. The child mortality in Kenya is way more than in Europe. Githinji shows us how we can break down barriers and give everyone the same chances in life.
Bought a home in Detroit for $1000 | Bob Hendrikx
Together with his fellow students from the TU Delft he bought a home in Detroit with the plan: create a self-sufficient 100% sustainable home. The project had some revealing moments, not just about building a home, but about building a society as well.
A plea for sorrow | Femke van der Laan
Femke van der Laan shares her story about the loss of her husband, the former major of Amsterdam: Eberhard van der Laan. Mourning can be a lonely process, especially if you don't know how to share your grief. Opening up creates space for the other person to share their story and connect on a deeper level.
Sustainable Airport Design | Max Hirsh
Airports and aviation are big topics when it comes to sustainability. There are some challenges for the future sustainable airport. Max Hirsh is a professor at the University of Hong Kong and a leading expert on airports, migration, and transport infrastructure. He talks about a new approach to Airport Design.
We Used to Eat Animals | Roanne van Voorst
In the last thirty years veganism has exploded among younger generations around the world. Today it’s not just popular and mainstream: #vegan effuses success, sexiness; it’s cool. While most of us grew up eating ‘essential’ animal products, the greater conscious shift away from those same products, be it as a vegan, vegetarian or flexitarian, is gaining a momentum that will soon be hard, if not impossible to stop.