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TEDxMonteCarlo was the star at this week’s networking event hosted by MonacoUSA at Amber Summer.
Guests queued up to take selfies in front of a TEDx poster in hopes of winning a free ticket to the November 11 event, which last year sold out quickly.
Tickets for TEDxMonteCarlo 2017 went on sale last week and the TEDx team is offering an “early bird” special until September 15 (€79 or €49 for students).
This year’s theme has a James Bond-spin “License to Know”. Nazanine Matin, TEDxMonteCarlo founder, is keeping the names of her 17 speakers close to the vest but she has revealed that there are special guests from the US, Japan and Europe, including one famous Monegasque and one 10-year-old girl.
MonacoUSA Director Annette Anderson said the TEDx experience “will make you laugh and make you cry but, most importantly, it will make you think”.
TEDx – talks about Technology, Entertainment and Design – is a global phenomenon where local audiences can hear international speakers give brief but powerful talks on various themes.
A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]
October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]
A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]
The Princess Grace Foundation-USA will be paying tribute to their namesake, Princess Grace of Monaco, during a special fundraising gala this November. The celebration will mark the 90th anniversary of the birth of the Hollywood icon and beloved Princess of Monaco. Known throughout the world as a humanitarian, philanthropist, and artist, Princess Grace was committed to […]