TEDxPanaji 2018 Conference to be held on Sunday, April 8

The second edition of TEDxPanaji will be held on Sunday 8th April, 2018 at the Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) in Panaji. This independently organized TED event will feature a combination of live speakers and TED Talk videos that will spark a discussion about ideas in the fields of Technology, Entertainment, Design, Science, Arts, Education and others that are bubbling in the local community and are worth spreading.

This year the theme of TEDxPanaji is #AgainstTheTide. It celebrates ideas that are challenging the popular beliefs and notions. Ideas that have gone against the established systems and that have charted new paths. The highlight of the event is its diverse lineup of speakers and performers, which includes Capt. Dilip Donde – Circumnavigator of globe, Abhijit Sadhale – Architect, Dr Nandita Desouza – Pediatrician, Darryl Desouza – Naturopath, Donald Fernandes – Founder of NGO, Drupad Gaonkar – Mime artiste, Raunak Hede – computer geek, Sai Damodar Group – group of musicians and Manish Jain – IITian.

The event is supported by the Directorate of Art and Culture, Department of Information Technology, Directorate of Sports and Youth Affairs, Entertainment Society of Goa, Team Inertia, 91Springboard & Dhairyansh Green.

TEDxPanaji will be held from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm in three sessions. About 7-8 speakers and performers will present their ideas in less than 18 minutes each. Breaks in between two sessions will allow for off the stage interaction with speakers and discussions on the topics presented. An experience zone will showcase interesting ideas from startups, businesses, not for profit ventures and others.