Entries by Molly Quell

TEDxDelft 2015 | Get Involved

Do you want to get involved with TEDxDelft 2015? We want you. We’re actively searching for volunteers to help with everything from production to catering, from the web care team to post-production. Our volunteers get to see the TEDxDelft experience from behind the scenes. They get to attend the event for free. They work with […]

TEDxDelft 2015 | TU Delft Multicultural Night

To celebrate the cumulation of the orientation program for the new international students at TU Delft, the university  hosts a multicultural event complete with dancing, food and drinks. Directly following the closing ceremony of the program, the new students are welcomed to the university in the Aula by DJs and tables of campus student groups. […]

In Memory Of Hans Dalmeijer

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our TEDxDelft volunteers. Hans Dalmeijer worked with us for the past several editions of TEDxDelft as a member of our webcare team. Though he earned a degree in landscape architecture, he became a writer, editor and journalist. In 1994 found, he, with […]


TEDxDelft 2012| Can The Oceans Clean Themselves?

On October 5 2012, then 18-year-old Boyan Slat took the stage of the second ever TEDxDelft and presented his idea worth spreading: how the oceans can clean themselves. The video of his talk went around the world and vaulted Slat into the spotlight. Since then, Slat has undertaken a massive feasibility study, with students, business leaders […]

TEDxDelft 2015 | Brainstorming 2015

We’re already getting ready for 2015. And first on our to do list was to come up with a theme for the next TEDxDelft. The Friskijkers, a Leiden based company that helps company develop fresh solutions, joined members of the TEDxDelft organizational team for a brainstorm session. We wanted our theme to: Activate Be Provocative […]



In an effort to bring you a better TEDx experience, some of the TEDxDelft team set off for TEDxUHasselt last weekend. The demographics of the event are similar to TEDxDelft. TEDxUHasselt is held at the University of Hasselt in Hasselt, Belgium. The university is primarily a technical university with approximately 5,500 students situated in a town […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | A Behind The Scenes Peek

Wonder what it was like at the dress rehearsals for TEDxDelft 2013? Reporter Heather Beasley Doyle gives you the scoop. The TEDxDelft 2013 rehearsal took a slightly frantic turn as event production volunteer Erika Teeuwisse raced down a hall and up the stairs leading to the auditorium entrance inside the Aula building on the TU Delft […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | The Trees Are Here!

This morning Bert van Leijsen from Bomen Verhuur delivered 20 trees to TUDelft. Yes, you are reading that right, he delivered trees straight from their 20,000 m2 nursery. Bomen Verhuur is the only company in the Netherlands that delivers trees for events in the Netherlands as well as in Belgium and Germany. “Everything you want […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | Our Line-Up Round-Up

If you’ve been following the blog over the past few weeks, you know we’ve been announcing all of the speakers for TEDxDelft 2013. Here’s our full line-up. You can also get the full line-up as well as schedules and more on the mobile version of the site: http://m.twoppy.com/tedxdelft/ Host Sipke Jan Bousema Speakers Rutger de Graaf […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | Tim Zaman can paint like Van Gogh and Vermeer

Well not Tim Zaman himself, but his 3D printer. Zaman will be interviewed during TEDxDelft 2013 to talk about using 3D printers to recreate art. Zaman, 25, is pursuing a PhD in photothermal tomography at TU Delft. He’s no stranger to the TEDxDelft stage, haven spoken during the very first TEDxDelft event. During that event, […]

TEDxDelft 2013 | Get Involved With TED

Interested in getting involved with TED? We like to create TEDxDelft together with you. There is need for almost everything. Does that sound rather desperate to you? It should not. We strongly believe that an event that is packed with ‘ideas worth spreading’ can only fulfill its promise when people and organizations are involved and […]