Entries by Phillip Gangan

TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Event Workshops

TEDxDelftWomen is all about ideas worth spreading. As with any TED gathering, this year’s inaugural women’s event features more than just an impressive line-up of speakers and performers. In order to further explore the theme of authenticity, a number of workshops will be conducted during the event.   Speak up! Voice projection workshop by Nancy […]

TEDxDelftWomen 2015 | Pre-event Luncheon | Hosted by LOVER

In celebration of the first TEDxDelftWomen event, Dutch online magazine LOVER is hosting a special pre-event luncheon at the Rietveld Theater beginning at 11:30. Founded in 1974, the magazine specializes in feminist journalism, publishing long-reads, facts, events and short articles regarding current issues on feminism and gender.  The luncheon is an opportunity for people to think […]

TEDxDelftWomen 2015Speaker | Dr. Sheetal Shah | Classroom outdoors: Education in the Real World

There was something missing in Dr. Sheetal Shah’s classroom. As Head of Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences and lecturer at Webster University Leiden, Shah wanted her students to engage in what they learned. Having worked at the grassroots level in Asia and Europe, the counseling psychologist sought to provide a valuable opportunity to her […]


TEDxDelft 2015 | TEDxDelft Salon | The Planet

Theme: The Planet Date: March 8 Time: 15:00 – 17:00 Entrance: Free See more about the event on Facebook. In celebration of International Women’s Day, TEDxDelft is hosting its second Salon at Theatre de Veste, from 15:00-17:00. With “The Planet” as its main theme, the event explores how globalisation changes our perspective of the world we live in, particularly […]

TEDxDelft 2015 | THANKS FOR COMING! | Now, Go and Make Things Beta!

Even the train disruptions to make way for the new Delft Central Station did not put off the thousand curious people who flocked to the TU Delft Aula Congress Center to attend TEDxDelft 2015. The spirit of “making things beta” was clearly expressed in today’s talks, which featured an impressive line-up of speakers and performers. Everyone in the […]

Event Program | TEDxDelft 2015 | Let’s make things beta!

With an impressive line-up of speakers, performers and ideas worth spreading, TEDxDelft promises to deliver another spectacular event at the TU Delft Aula Congress Centre on February 27, 2015. This year’s event is not just about great ideas, but about taking those ideas and making them real. After all, a great idea deserves to be shared with the world. […]

Sneak Peak | TEDxDelft 2015 | Let’s Make Things Beta!

We hope to see you at the upcoming TEDxDelft event at the TU Delft Aula Congress Centre on February 27, 2015. With an impressive line-up of speakers and inspiring stories, this year’s event is not just about great ideas, but about taking those ideas and making them real. After all, a great idea deserves to be shared with the […]

The People Behind TEDxDelft | Paul Manuel | Looking to inspire

 “It’s an honor to work for TEDxDelft,” says Paul Manuel, Board Member of the TEDxDelft Non-profit Organization. “The most challenging part is to give all the visitors the best experience. We make this happen with a very small budget, but also through a huge amount of effort from the volunteers.” As managing partner of leading Dutch […]

TEDxDelft 2015 Speakers | Roeland Dietvorst | Understanding the inner workings of the brain

The human mind cannot be trusted. This is what many years of research have taught neuroscientist Roeland Dietvorst. With a background in biological and cognitive psychology and a PhD in Applied Neuroscience from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Dietvorst tries to better understand and predict how consumers respond to various marketing stimuli and products. “Our conscious mind […]

The People Behind TEDxDelft | Dominique van Werkhoven | Making Memories

“It’s great to think of ways to ensure that TEDxDelft visitors have a memorable and inspiring time,” says Dominique van Werkhoeven, Event Production Manager at TEDxDelft. “I’ve always enjoyed organizing events, whether it’s dinner with friends or international business conferences in different countries across the world!” Prior to moving to Delft in 2012, the London […]

The People Behind TEDxDelft | Rob Speekenbrink | At the helm

“My job is to curate, motivate and mediate,” says Rob Speekenbrink, co-founder and Chairman of TEDxDelft. Since 2010, the long-standing Delft resident and father of two has devoted much of his time and energy to the organization and in making each TEDxDelft event a success. “[Four years ago,] a few colleagues and I decided to strive […]

Welcome to Delft Event 2015

The City of Delft will be organizing an informative Welcome to Delft event at the DOK Library Concept Center on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10:15 to 12:00. Hosted by Vice-Mayor Ferrie Förster, the event is an opportunity for expats in Delft and the surrounding area to meet new people and to learn more about living and working in the […]