TEDxTUM – Pushing Boundaries

17 June 2014, 6-10pm

Technische Universität München

Thank you,
we hope to see you all again next year!
  • Dean Shepherd – How do we learn from failure?

    We often hear that failure is the mother of success. However, it is rarely discussed how we go from the emotional turmoil caused by failure to the learning process. Through deeply personal stories and his extensive research on entrepreneurship,

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  • TEDxTUM Talks Online!

      After much anticipation, we are thrilled to announce that the talks from the first ever TEDxTUM are finally online! We know you’ve been waiting a long time for this moment, especially for those who were not able to

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  • Finally, our sixth speaker!

    James Mister is currently completing a Master of Science in Sustainable Resource Management at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He holds a B.A. in politics from Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey, USA), where he wrote his diploma thesis on the economic, political, and social outcomes of

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  • Delighted to announce our fifth speaker!

      We are more than delighted to announce that our fifth speaker will be Benoit Jacob, Head of Design for BMW i! Click the picture above to see a sneak peek of what’s awaiting you at the first TEDxTUM

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  • With great pleasure we announce our fourth speaker!

      With great pleasure we announce our fourth speaker: Rafael Hostettler, who will be bringing a very special guest to the first TEDxTUM — an adorable robot named Roboy. Click the picture above to get a sneak peek of

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  • TED Talk: What moments shape us in life?

    What moments in life make us who we are? Is it the accomplishments or the struggles along the way? Watch Andrew Solomon give the age-old saying “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger” a new meaning, through his deelpy

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  • Our excellent moderator for the evening

    It is our pleasure to announce Prof. Isabell M. Welpe as moderator. She will guide us through the ideas and stories presented at TEDxTUM. Prof. Welpe is Chair of Strategy and Organization at the Technische Universität München. Prior to that

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  • Introducing our third Speaker!

    We already can’t wait to listen to Prof. Burkhard Rost, our third speaker, talk about how he combines artificial intelligence and machine learning with evolution in his daily research! For a sneak-peek of what’s to come, click the picture

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  • Interactive Innovation Alley

    We already can’t wait to see you all at the first TEDxTUM on June 17th! We are thrilled to announce that we will have an interactive Innovation Alley during the break, where our audience has the opportunity to get

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  • Drumroll, please, for our second speaker!

    Dr. Philipp Reisinger studied in Rome, Austria and Munich. He is not only a Bachelor of Philosophy, but also a Doctor of Theology and a Licenciate of Canon Law. Not unlike his education, Dr. Reisinger’s lifestyle is multifaceted as

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  • Ticket Sale starts this Sunday!

    We have an important announcement: the ticket sale for the first ever TEDxTUM Event will start this Sunday, 25 May at 6pm. The number of tickets available is limited, so save the date and make sure to get your

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  • Proudly presenting our first speaker

    Prof. Dean A. Shepherd is the David H. Jacobs Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship and Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Dean received his doctorate and MBA from Bond University (Australia) and a Bachelor of

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  • Stay Tuned!

    Ticket Sale and Speaker Announcements Coming Soon!   Starting from this week, we will bring you “hot-off-the-press” infos about TEDxTUM, its theme, the event, its speakers, and much much more. So stay tuned!

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  • Pushing boundaries

    The limits to what is possible can not only be found at the edge of science and technology, but also in the more intangible fields of the mind, and in the exploration of what it means to be human.

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  • Talk: The Power of Vulnerability

    How are shame, courage, empathy, vulnerability and authenticity connected to each other? Watch Brené Brown in her legendary talk at TEDxHouston to find out:

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  • The classics

    Watch surprising statistics on one of the most popular TED talks by Hans Rosling or the beautiful work by Louie Schwartzberg which was presented on TEDxSF.

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  • Hello TUM

    We just got started and look forward to organizing a great event with and for the TUM-community! If you are hearing TED or TEDx for the first time, this short video will give you an introduction: What is TED and

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