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It's Time for TED Talk Event!

Event Details

It's Time for TED Talk Event!

Time: April 27, 2013 from 6pm to 9:30pm
Location: School gym at Jilin University Heping Campus, No.5333 Xi'an Da Lu
Street: No. 5333 Xi'an Dalu
City/Town: Sunny Changchun
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Event Type: speech
Organized By: TEDxJLUHP
Latest Activity: Apr 27, 2013

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Event Description

"Stories, the common thread of our humanity"

TEDx is an independently organized TED event that carries the concept of spreading ideas. It encourages local communication in Jilin University area, Changchun. 

It's free!

Topic: Passion and Freedom


Three English speaking speakers

Richard Roman

Richard has been working throughout Asia for the past 10 years as a business consultant, lecturer and trainer. During his career, Richard has focused on developing and growing publishing ventures in a variety of media and most recently was a co-founder of the social networking sight Changchun Friends.

Matthew Wood

Matthew is an Australian Multimedia and Communications specialist with over twelve years experience in China teaching Visual Communication. From the capital city of Canberra, he attained a Bachelor of Arts from Melbourne University’s Victorian College of the Arts in 1995, and Master of Communications from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in 2012. Before teaching, his experience was in online and print media publications.

Ferney Manrique Aragon

Ferney Manrique is a Colombian Graphic Designer Graduated at Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Graphic Design. he then got a MA. Digital Media,Master in Digital Media at London Metropolitan University and a Diploma in Digital Marketing at Chartered Institute of Marketing. 

To Ferney, Marketing, Visual Communication, Digital Media and Graphic Design alongside with training in Marketing Design and Multimedia, became his passion that drive his life. With more than 12 years of experience in the field in various scenarios (Colombia, UK, China) he is very aware of the importance of communications and cultural understanding in order to succeed in the fast moving and never ending digital world we live in.

Four Chinese speaking speakers

Cao Guoqiang is a quality engineer as well as a ballad singer artist, who recently released his first EP collection entitled “CaoGuoQiang”. He puts himself into his music and express his learning and perspectives on life via his songs.

Meng He has earned his title for certified level two national career consultant of China. He graduated with MBA and is now the project manager of Schneider Electronic and the founder of Zhidaoge NGO that focuses on personal and career development. 

Ye Niu, a passionate backpacker, graduated from Jilin University Arts Department, and founded an outdoor club named “17 Around the World”, which now turns into the biggest university students’club in Northeast China. He also opened up his own culture bar named “17”where offers rooms for couchsurfers. He will show us his passion and creative lifestyle.

Lǚ Xiaofeng, a senior college student majored in IT, has kept a positive attitude even though he has been through many rough job hunting experiences. It is the story that shapes him so lovable and confident that we would like to listen to. He will share us the lessons from life.

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Comment by L.Z. on April 17, 2013 at 22:11

Comment by L.Z. on April 6, 2013 at 19:31

Thanks for supporting this! I was concerned it was bad timing that people would be leaving for May break.

Comment by Jack Field on April 4, 2013 at 17:37

I agree. really good stuff.

Comment by Alex on April 3, 2013 at 21:53
All the best! This is worth video and keep it alive on our webs!
Comment by Richard Roman on April 3, 2013 at 16:45
Fantastic! This is great news! Well done. Will be there!

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