Valdis Krebs: Ending up on the Wrong Side of the Tracks

Ending up on the wrong side of the tracks

The name of American-Latvian Valdis Krebs is written into the global corporate network, where he has become an influential player by developing innovative social network analysis and visualisation method. Having worked with many Fortune 500 companies, Valdis was able to...

/ June 14, 2012
Daina Taimiņa: Crocheting hyperbolic planes

Crocheting adventures with hyperbolic planes

A mathematician, artist and lecturer at the Cornell University, USA, Daina Taimiņa one day picked up a crochet hook, bright crochets and visualized apparently very complicated mathematical concepts that prior to Daina’s artwork were only understood by highly experienced mathematicians....

/ June 14, 2012

TEDxRiga T-Shirts are here!

The beautifully designed TEDxRiga T-shirts are now available for purchase! Made by the customized T-shirt workshop Uzvelc Kreklu, the TEDxRiga collection is sure to be a hit among the local community. TEDxRiga 2012 will always be remembered as the first-ever...

/ June 13, 2012

All speakers unveiled

We are thrilled to unveil the last four speakers today, which makes the TEDxRiga 2012: The Art Of Doing lineup complete. Talk descriptions are also updated, as well as the order in which the speakers will appear on Thursday. Please...

/ June 12, 2012

TEDxRiga 2012 starting times

The starting times of TEDxRiga 2012: The Art Of Doing, which will take place next Thursday, June 14 at Latvian National Opera’s New Hall are the following: [infobox] Registration: 9:00 Start: 9:30 [/infobox] The conference will last all day and...

/ June 8, 2012

5 more speakers announced

We are happy to unveil 5 more speakers today! Those who follow us on Twitter had a chance to get some fresh inside scoop on the speakers’ names and topics of the upcoming talks. So here it goes: Joining for...

/ June 1, 2012

Registration for TEDxRiga 2012 is now open

The day has come! We have officially opened the registration for the main event – TEDxRiga 2012: The Art Of Doing. You are very welcome to apply at Please mind that the filled form alone does not guarantee you...

/ May 30, 2012

Images from TEDxRiga press conference

On May 25, we hosted a press conference at Cafe Opera which featured the TEDxRiga 2012 speakers University of Latvia rector, prof. Marcis Auzins and Minister for Economics of Latvia Daniels Pavluts, as well as representatives of our supporters Guna...

/ May 26, 2012

First part of the program unveiled

We are proud to unveil the first part of the TEDxRiga 2012 program that will take place on June 14, 2012 in Riga. The names of opening four sessions are now available on the Program page, and are as follows:...

/ May 25, 2012

TEDxRiga featured on Latvian TV

TEDxRiga organizing team member Pāvils Jurjāns sat down for the interview (in Latvian) with Adriāna Roze at the local TV show “Viss notiek”.

/ May 24, 2012