TEDxSydney LIVE on Multiple Platforms
Revolutionary Companion App Enables Tag & Share for All Stream Viewers
Sydney, Wednesday, 23 April 2014: If you missed out on a ticket to the live audience for this year’s TEDxSydney festival or you’re away from Sydney for the holidays, fear not. Fans have the opportunity to see, hear and experience the inspiring talks and performanceson Saturday, 26 April from a number of sources.
For those near a computer, you can see the day’s program, including entertainment and provocative discussions with key speakers from the live simulcast event in The Studio at the Sydney Opera House, at the official live stream: tedxsydney.com/live
You can also stream live from the ABC Big Ideas TV website, the TEDxSydney YouTube channel and Livestream.com. The entire day is also broadcasting live via radio on ABC Digital Extra (during a programme hosted by Radio National). Post event, most of the content will feature on Radio National, ABC1, ABC News24; and, most excitingly, on ABC Radio Australia … to audiences throughout Asia and the Pacific.
If you are looking to experience the event with other fans, then pop along to one of the 50 public satellite events across the nation. To find a local event near you, check out the full list of events here. If you’d like to be the host of your very own satellite event then register here.
No matter whether you’re viewing or listening to TEDxSydney on the day, all fans can take advantage of the new TEDxSydney app to save and share favorite moments from the event. The companion app incorporates a simple mechanism that allows users to tag moments from the live talks in real time. Users can then add notes and share these tagged moments via social media.
Remo Giuffré, TEDxSydney Director and Licensee said: “We’re expanding the live viewing options for 2014 to ensure that everyone across Australia and internationally can be involved in the day’s incredible line-up. TEDxSydney is all about spreading great ideas, so we’re spreading the ways fans can hear those ideas and be part of one of Australia’s biggest ideas festivals.”
Anyone can be part of the online conversation and the Twitter hashtags for the day are #TEDxSydney and #TEDxSydSat.
About: TEDxSydney is an independently organised event licensed from TED by longtime TEDster, Remo Giuffré (REMO General Store) and is organised by a network of fellow thinkers and other long time collaborators. For a full listing of 2014 organisers see TEDxSydney.com. TEDxSydney is made possible by the generous contribution of its partners, sponsors and volunteers. Please direct TEDxSydney 2014 partnership enquiries to Felicity Fellows or Kate Dezarnaulds via the contact page on our website.
About TEDx: In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organised events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organised events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organised TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organised.
About TED: TED is a non-profit organisation devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Two major TED events are held each year: The TED Conference takes place every spring in North America (along with a parallel conference, TEDActive), and TEDGlobal is held each summer in another part of the world. 2014 will be held in Rio de Janeiro.