1 November 2023 // Nieuwe Nor Heerlen

19:00 - 22:00 

Be the Shift!

From young to old, we have to deal with change. For this second TEDxOpenUniversiteitHeerlen, we have asked inspired speakers to address the theme Be the Shift! In response to the constant changes, our speakers did not stiffen or rebel, but took action. What shifts have they seen coming in their lives or work? How do they deal with these shifts? Why did they start changing and what caused that movement? How did they start moving?

Looking back!

Many thanks to all the speakers for their inspiring stories! After the first successful edition of TEDxOpenUniversiteitHeerlen in 2022, the next one was on Wednesday 1 November 2023. A new theme, new speakers and a new location: pop podium Nieuwe Nor, right in the centre of Heerlen!
For a first impression, check out the aftermovie or the photos on this website. All TEDx Talks have been recorded in full and the videos are now posted in the TED-platform. But you can also watch them on each speaker's profile page on this website. Enjoy!



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Previous edition

The first edition of TEDxOpenUniversiteitHeerlen took place in June 2022. The central theme was Now or Never! Huge thanks to our speakers and our audience for making this an amazing first edition of TEDxOpenUniversiteitHeerlen!

Click on previous editions tot watch the recordings of the TEDx Talks.

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