Valdis Zatlers: Death Can Positively Impact Your Life

Death can positively impact your life

You would expect the former President of a country to speak about politics, right? But in his TEDxRiga talk, Valdis Zatlers brings up a different topic: one that many consider a taboo — death. Moreover, Mr. Zatlers is sure that...

/ June 11, 2015
Iveta Vaivode

Photography and remembrance

Is there some connection between the place you are coming from and your personality? Can you discover something new about yourself knowing the place both of your parents are coming from? Iveta Vaivode tries to find the answers — via...

/ June 11, 2015
Elīna Dobele in Chinese

Subtitle and translate TEDxRiga talks!

Latvia’s first ever national TEDx event, TEDxRiga 2012 — was held 4 years ago. 3 events and 56 talks later the TED Open Translation Community is still bringing ideas into more than 120 languages. And that also includes TEDxRiga! For...

/ May 28, 2015
TEDxRiga Story Hunt

The Story Hunt 2015 is on!

You guessed it, we are taking it out to the streets again — to hunt for the amazing stories and ideas worth spreading! Do you have a story? Want the world to hear it? Now you have the opportunity! The goal...

/ March 12, 2015
TEDxYouth@Riga

TEDxYouth@Riga 2015

TEDxYouth@Riga is a TED-like experience, an event designed to inspire curiosity, ignite new ideas, and empower young leaders. EVENT LANGUAGE: LATVIAN ADMISSION: FREE LOCATION: Soros Auditorium, SSE Riga Program: Ernests Jenavs Ernests has spent several years in the UK, where...

/ March 10, 2015
Healthcare -- from pixels to picture: Leo Seļāvo

Healthcare — from pixels to picture

Do you know the whole picture of your health? Do you think you doctor does? Probably not. Leo Seļāvo looks into how technology could connect the dots and pixels of the information we have and contribute to digital healthcare, while...

/ June 12, 2014
Latvia — worthy of Lacplesis
Dabas koncertzāle

Science in concert with nature

What happens when musicians playing ambience music break out of the traditional concert venues and the scientists bring their fascinating knowledge to the public? The beneficiaries of this idea are the audience who are privileged to experience a form of...

/ June 12, 2014
What giant robots teach us about life

What giant robots teach us about life

Toms Kreicbergs a.k.a. Tom Crosshill is a writer whose fiction has been nominated for the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Nebula Awards and the Latvian Literature Award. Toms has won the Writers of the Future contest, and his...

/ June 12, 2014
Story Hunt

TEDxRiga Story Hunt 2014

The Story Hunt is on! We are back this year, with the competition to find a story that will be shared on the big stage of TEDxRiga 2014. You can take part by shooting a short video and telling your...

/ March 7, 2014