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Hamish Jolly's TEDxPerth talk featured on TED.com

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 13:18



We're excited to announce that Hamish Jolly's TEDxPerth talk about a shark repelling wetsuit has been featured on the TED website!

Hamish's talk reveals how natural adaptations and shark biology helped guide the design of wetsuits that deter sharks.

This is the first talk from a TEDxPerth event to appear on the TED website and we would like to congratulate Hamish and the TEDxPerth volunteers involved on this great feat.

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Thank you!

Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 21:58



TEDxPerth 2013 took place on Saturday 26 October at the Octagon Theatre, UWA.

The team at TEDxPerth would like to say thank you to the following people:

- To our amazing and brave speakers who shared their remarkable ideas from the red dot.
- To our performers and MCs who added grace, humour and delight to the stage.
- To our volunteer team who gave up thousands of hours to make the day happen.
- To our event partners - without which TEDxPerth 2013 would not have been possible.

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Host Your Own TEDxPerth 2013 Simulcast Event

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:06 This year, become involved in TEDxPerth in a whole new way - by bringing it live to a screen near you! You or your organisation can take part in the ideas worth spreading by hosting a TEDxPerth 2013 Simulcast Event at your very own venue.

The simulcast will run from 9.30am until 5.00pm AWST on Saturday, 26 October 2013 and will feature all four sessions of TEDxPerth 2013.

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Ideas Worth Spreading

What is TEDxPerth?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxPerth, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxPerth event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.