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Date(s) - 06/05/2016
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Aula Notari


TEDxBocconiU, like our University, brings together a diverse group of people to share ideas, knowledge and inspiration. After our three TEDxBocconiUSalon events, which introduced the idea of TED Talks to the Bocconi community, this time we are introducing live speakers on our stage to spark discussion about the numerous different ways in which we perceive our world. Join us, bring friends, listen to our speakers and make your voice heard at the aperitivo after the event!


Session 1 (5:00PM-­6:00PM)

• Tristan Lim /Winner of the Student Speaker Competition/ ­ ‘How I came to love school’

• Prof. Dr. Monika Petraite / Head of Department of Strategic Management, Kaunas University of Technology/ ­ ‘Imagination, creativity and innovation: how they are linked to human nature’

• Anna Petterson /Winner of the Student Speaker Competition/ ­ ‘Do we really need to look at the others?’

Session 2 (6:15PM­-7:15PM)

• Ryan O’Reilly /Motivational Speaker/ ­ ‘The illusion of reality’ • Mario Barzaghi /Theatre performer and dancer/ ­ ‘ The secret art of the actor’

• Diego Rizzuto & Paolo Canova /Physics & Mathematics teachers/ ­ ‘To bet or not to bet’

Session 3 (7:30PM­8:30PM)

• Zachary Estes /Professor of Marketing at Bocconi University/ ­ ‘Speaking of good and bad’

• Wang Jia /Chemical Engineer/ ­ ‘The chemistry of relationships’

• Andrea Loreni /Tightrope walker & philosopher/ ­ ‘To stand (on) the abyss’

9 PM After­event aperitivo (details coming soon!)

*TEDxBocconiU reserves the right to make changes in the program.


Follow these steps to get a ticket and join us on the 6th of May:

  1. Register for a ticket trough the following form:
  2. Our team will check the availability of places and get back to you in an e­mail with the payment link.
  3. Finalize the payment and bring your ticket in either printed form or on your phone on the day of the event.

*TEDxBocconiU reserves the right to make changes in the program.

A single ticket is only valid to a single session for a duration of one hour. In order to attend the entire event for the duration of three hours you must purchase three tickets for sessions 1, 2 and 3. It is possible to ‘mix’ sessions (i.e. purchase tickets only for session 1 and 3).

To enter the event, you will be required to bring your ticket in either printed form or on your phone on the day of the event. For each session you attend, you will be asked to show your ticket before the start of each single session separately so make sure you have all the tickets you payed for.

In order to attedn the aperitivo after the event and meet the speakers + team you do not need to purchase a ticket separately, it is open for everyone. However, the aperitvo is not free.

Use the promo code PERCEPTIONS to enjoy a free ride up to €15 with Uber!

For any question and further enquiries, please e­mail us on:

Looking forward to seeing you all!

The TEDxBocconiU Team


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