Perth Convention & exhibition centre

TEDxPerth is back!

Celebrating 10 years of TEDxPerth, the flagship event is set to return bigger than ever with a fresh new venue and an exciting line up of speakers that will have you captivated for the day!

A TEDxPerth will leave you feeling inspired as you connect with like-minded individuals and hear from inspirational change-makers in the local community who are making a difference with their idea worth spreading.

This action-packed day includes powerful talks, speaker Q&As and interactive activations. Lunch is included, all you need to bring is enthusiasm and an open mind!

Auslan Interpreter Available

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Event Details

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Sa​turday, 1 April 2023


9.00am – 5:0​0pm


Perth Convention &

Exhibition Centre

Auslan Interpreter Available

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Metro Bar and Bistro


5:15pm – 7:15pm

Add-on to Your Ticket

The celebration of ideas doesn’t conclude with the ​conclusion of the main event.

Join us for the official TEDxPerth after party, where ​you can connect with fellow attendees, speakers ​and the broader TEDxPerth community. Get ready ​for an unforgettable after party filled with laughter, ​conversation, and connection as we toast to ten ​years of TEDxPerth!

Canapes and Drink on arrival included.

Kirk Docker

Director & Interviewer

The co-creator and director of ABC TV’s You Can’t Ask That plans to help the audience discover how the power of questions can lead to deeper interaction.

Jarrad Seng


Jahna Cedar

First Nations Community ​Leader & Business Woman

Jahna will share how, as a Nyiyaparli/Yindjibarndi woman from the Pilbara region, she navigates two worlds with differing practices and responsibilities.

Molly Wright

Thought Leader & Movement Maker

As a TEDxPerth exclusive, Molly will take to the red circle again, this time from London to share how the simple act of reading to children sparks imagination and creativity. In 2021, Molly stunned the world when she, as a seven-year-old, delivered a talk about early childhood education and how children thrive when parents give them full attention

Len Collard

Nyungar Elder and WA Local Hero Nominee

Greg Quicke

Outback Astronomer

Greg AKA "Space Gandalf" will ​lead the audience on a ​journey that will give a cosmic ​perspective that makes all ​other issues seem small. Greg ​is an astronomer.

Alex Jenkins

Technology Expert & WADSIH Director

Dr Andrew Miller

Anaesthetist, columnist & Former President of AMA

The former AMA WA president will share how his elderly mother changed how he thinks about and practices medicine and advocacy, and shaped his view that defeating ageism starts with seeing the elderly as people.

Lauren Crooke



Lauren shares how she uses ​photography as a tool to ​empower women, heal the ​wounds of personal and ​challenge patriarchy. Lauren ​is a prominent Perth ​photographer.

Susie Delaporte

Community Coordinator

Susie will share how a mission to improve driving accessibility for young people facing a variety of barriers led to fewer young people jailed for driving offences and fewer deaths on the roads.



CLAUDIO will discuss how the path to artistic fulfilment is perhaps less about ideas and more about observing and dissolving the lifelong emotional blocks that keep us in creative paralysis and accidental imitation.

Peter Holmes à Court

Australian Businessman

Peter will discuss the definition of success – or rather how it could be redefined – based on his own experiences as an entrepreneur, humanitarian and creative activist.

Dr. Nerida Wilson

WA Museum Molecular Systematics Unit Manager

WA Museum’s Molecular Systematics Unit Manager will explain how seadragons have unique faces and by partnering with ‘everyday’ people, scientists can now get a more complete understanding of their lives.

Sandor Mulsow

Professor of Marine Geology

Sandor will join the TEDxPerth stage to discuss concerns about deep sea mining – how it is practiced and regulated - and the risk it presents to marine environments and the planetary ecosystem.

Shani Graham

Sustainability Consultant ​& Community Organiser

Ten years after her remarkable TEDxPerth talk about Hulbert Street, Shani will share how her mission to develop a more resilient community grew and moved from a street in Fremantle to an entire suburb.

TEDxPerth 2023 Host

Meet Chris Taylor

We are thrilled to announce that TEDxPerth 2023 will be hosted by ​guest MC, Chris Taylor!

Chris is a writer, performer and broadcaster who is best known as a ​member of ABC's The Chaser team and is responsible for television ​shows such as CNNNN and The Chaser's War on Everything, as well ​as numerous award-winning election specials.

More recently, he was the creator, co-writer and producer of the ​critically acclaimed Foxtel/Binge drama Upright, starring Tim ​Minchin.

Thank you to our Partners

Principal Partner​

Juicebox Empowers Brands to Lead the Future.

Juicebox create and deliver brand building experiences for our digital world. For Juicebox, being digital-first means that they can measure everything, respond to data insights and optimise the brand experience to deliver greater effectiveness. Juicebox's strategy-led approach to every engagement ensures that they deliver meaningful impact and empower their client to pursue thier vision.

Curtin is a vibrant university where ideas combine to ​create a place of endeavour and achievement.

The University leads major international research projects ​in minerals and energy, emerging technologies, ​astronomy, health, sustainable development and ​agriculture, aiming to strike a balance between research ​that solves problems for industry and society, and ​research pushing the boundaries of understanding.

Major Partner

Other Partners

Spoke is an experienced team of strategic ​communicators, journalists, content marketers and ​creative thinkers giving organisations clarity about how ​and when to engage with target audiences. They always ​have their eye on delivering real outcomes to raise ​profiles, tell compelling stories and provide customised ​strategies to shift the dial.

Other Partners

TEDxPerth acknowledges the Whadjuk Nyoongar ​people as the Traditional Owners of the lands and ​waters in which we operate, and pay our respects to ​Elders past, present and future.


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