First three speakers for 2013 TEDxLiverpool announced
The first three confirmed speakers for the 2013 TEDxLiverpool are Jason Bradbury, Pam Warhurst and Graham Thomas. This year's event, the third TEDxLiverpool, will take place on Thursday 7 February 2013 at the Liverpool John Moores University Art and Design Academy.
This independent TEDx event is operated under licence from TED.
'Journeys' is this year's conference theme.
The event is being pulled together by Dave Brown of Apposing and Herb Kim founder of the annual ThinkingDigital conference in Newcastle.
Jason Bradbury is the host of The Gadget Show US and The Gadget Show UK. He has worked as a TV presenter and producer on hundreds of shows in a career spanning almost twenty years.
Pam Warhurst, is chair of the Board of Commissioners at the Forestry Commission. She describes her role at the Commission as “quite literally helping to facilitate grass-roots change.” She was awarded the CBE in 2005 for services to the environment.
Graham Thomas, ex vice chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi. Thomas has been widely recognised over the years,picking up numerous awards including Ad Age's 'Global Agency of the Year', Campaign Brief's 'Creative Agency of the Year' and P&G's Robert V Goldstein Award for global advertising excellence for campaigns including 'Do you love anyone enough to give them your last Rolo?'.
A further half dozen speakers are expected to be confirmed shortly.
Early bird tickets for TEDxLiverpool have sold out but there are other tickets still available at £20.
Further info @TEDxLiverpool