TEDx UniversiteitvanAmsterdam

15th of November

Connecting Through Change

After four successful editions, we are honored to introduce you to the fifth edition of TEDx hosted by the University of Amsterdam (UvA)

The theme of the fifth edition of TEDxUniversiteitvanAmsterdam will be “Connecting through Change”. Change is an inevitable part of our lives, however sometimes it tends to be more drastic than usual, as the past year has shown us. At first, one can fear that change distorts our ability to stay connected with the people around, with the surrounding environment and with oneself. However, even though it poses challenges to our lives, the change can also provide an excellent opportunity to rediscover and reinvent connections between people and their environments, that is why we believe the change should be embraced. Therefore, TEDxUniversiteitvanAmsterdam “Connecting through Change” conference will bring you inspiring ideas, personal experiences, unique stories and creative ways to stay (or become) connected through change, no matter how big or small. 

Ready to bring in hope, joy, ideas and solutions to benefit society. Connecting through change is our way of delivering an applicable and multidisciplinary guideline of dealing connectivity during constant change. We would like to invite you to do so with us. Topics may include:


Would you like to be a sponsor? 

We are looking to collaborate with firms and organizations that would like to be involved with a diverse audience  from people directly linked to the University of Amsterdam to local non-academic spectators. 

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About TEDx Universiteit van Amsterdam


The University of Amsterdam is the Netherlands’ largest university and one of Europe’s most prominent research-led institutions. The UvA’s history dates back from 1632 and has grown over the past centuries into a modern University with a leading reputation in the international world of science. The UvA fosters a state-of-the-art environment and has a large impact on society, which perfectly fits with the nature and spirit of TEDx events. 


TEDx events are local editions of the American TED conferences. They are devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design united, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. The TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world, which makes the University of Amsterdam the perfect venue to do so. 

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