Seventh edition of TEDx Delhi to focus on Humanity

New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Humanity takes centre stage for gathering speakers from across spectrums in the seventh edition of “TEDx Delhi” to be held on Sunday at India Habitat Centre.

The independently organised event, licensed by TED, will feature local voices and TED Talks videos under the theme of Humanity.

Launched in 2009, TEDx is program of locally organised events that bring the community together to share a TED-like experience. Some of the best talks from TEDx events have gone on to be featured on and garnered millions of views from audiences across the globe.

“Humanity is a subject which is widely debated across geographies. Opinions are formed but solutions are hard to come by. With TEDx Delhi, the aim is to bring together creative and forward thinking young people, for discussions that envision shaping the world with the power of ideas”, said Gaurav Gupta, Curator and Founder- TEDx Delhi.

Focussed on humanity, the speakers will discuss design ideas for a sustainable future, explore the role of tech and delve deeper into issues that still hold India back. The event will witness insightful discussions with 25 chosen creative and accomplished speakers who have a great life story to share. The platform has decidedly gone after niche performers and proponents of alternative art forms.