Our last event was quickly SOLD OUT and took place:
Date: Saturday February 22nd 2020
Venue: Frederiksberg Castle, Roskildevej 28 A, 2000 Frederiksberg C
Our theme is “Human Being – Being Human“
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Program last event:
13.00 to 14.30 hrs, personal tour of the castle
Tour starts at 13.00 hrs sharp. Please be aware of many steps on this tour.
14.30 to 18.00 hrs, the TEDxFrederiksberg event itself with live recording of the Talks.
Opening words by Frederiksberg Mayor Simon Aggesen.
7 inspiring Speakers:
- “Rethinking Infrastructure in a World Designed for Men”
Grete Faremo joined the United Nations and UNOPS as Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director in August 2014. Before this appointment, Grete held various senior-level positions for the Government of Norway. She brings a wealth of experience from the private sector, working as the Executive Vice President for the Norwegian insurance group, Storebrand, and as Director of Law and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft Corporation’s Western European Office. Grete is passionate about placing gender equality and the rights of women at the forefront of development projects.
- “Willpower and the Secret of Behavioural Change”
Ed Ley is a coach that uses the science of behavioral change to help CEO’s, leaders and high level performers to ditch the old idea of will power and manning up for goal achievement. He teaches them how to work with the brain to create excellence, energy and enjoyment both for themselves and within their businesses. Ed is a speaker, author, and owner of Absolute Health in Hellerup. He moved to Copenhagen just over 2.5 years ago with his wife and two daughters for an adventure. He has since met over 500 people for coffee, been featured in Aktiv Magazine and hosts The Global Denmark podcast interviewing over 50 leader, politicians, best-selling authors and public figures. He loves it.
- “Business as a Love Affair”
Martin Bjergegaard is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded more than a dozen companies during the last 25 years. Today, Martin is dedicating himself to work for a paradigm shift in the world of business.One where People & Planet are at the top of the podium, and businesses become healing organisations.
- “Who are the REAL Heroes”
Julija Voitiekute is a senior innovation professional with over 10 years of experience working with global transformational technology programs. Her areas of expertise covers end-to-end innovation process – from strategy and ideation to execution. Julija is working in the maritime sector driving new technology and digitalization initiatives across the industry through strategic partnerships and collaboration in the areas of Zero Carbon, Autonomy, Connectivity and Safety. Passionate about driving an impact in the intersection between people, technology and business. Proud wife and mum of two kids, a daughter (2015) and a son (2019).
- “RE:consider DEMENTIA – Metaphors as Gamechangers”
Vibeke Drevsen Bach is an expert within the field of dementia. She succeeds in making this complex area understandable and operational for everyone. Vibeke translates dementia care theory & quality assurance methods into metaphors and pictures. Vibeke holds international certification in psychology professor Tom Kitwoods’ methods (University of Bradford, UK) as well as a Master degree in Organization and Process Development, a diploma in Management and a bachelor in Nutrition and Health. She is a sought after speaker and the founder of the educational and consultancy house Energy2work.
- “How to Consume Sustainably”
Eléonore Pierrat is pursuing her PhD degree in sustainability in Denmark. She previously studied & worked as an environmental engineer in France and Brazil. Living in different countries has provided her with an understanding on how differently we perceive sustainability internationally. Eléonore will be sharing her personal journey. It is challenging to choose sustainable products. And she will be asking us: what does “sustainable actually mean?”
- “I shot Marius the Giraffe”
Mads Frost Bertelsen is head of animal operations in Copenhagen Zoo and an adjunct professor at University of Copenhagen. He is a veterinarian specialized in zoological medicine and a researcher engaged in conservation of endangered species. Mads has participated in field projects from Greenland to South Africa and Saudi Arabia. Mads has additionally authored more than 160 scientific papers and 7 book chapters, and has lectured at multiple international conferences.
Visionary Partners include: Frederiksberg Fonden, Classic Pizza, Soho Nomads, Frederiksberg Science City, Amunet & Redfox
What is TED?
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives.
The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less.
TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Bono, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman.
Visit TED on www.TED.com or follow TED on Facebook.
What is TEDxFrederiksberg?
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 TEDxFrederiksberg, where x = independently organized TED event.
At our TEDxFrederiksberg event, live TEDx speakers and TEDTalks videos combine to spark deep discussion and connection in our local community of Frederiksberg. While TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program individual, TEDx event like ours, are self-organized.