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TEDxSkoll Important Information

Congratulations to those who have secured your tickets to TEDxSkoll on Friday 7th April! For those of you holding out, we have a limited number still available here and we would love you to join us. With only a few days to go the excitement is building, speakers are arriving and we’re making final preparations, so we thought it was time to fill you in with all of the key information that you need to know to make the most of your day. Here it goes:

TIMINGS

We have an afternoon full of inspiring talks and performances. These are laid out in two sessions with a break in between to get refreshments and give your brains time to take it all in. You’ll receive a programme on arrival, outlining this in more detail so you can plan your day and get to know our line-up.

1.30pm – Registration Opens at Divinity School

2.30pm – Session One

4.15pm – Break

5pm – Session Two

6.30pm – Drinks and Nibbles in the Blackwell Hall at the Weston Library

Please note: sessions will start promptly at the given times. If you arrive late, you may be asked to wait until the next speaker before entering the auditorium. Be sure to dive into your programme when you arrive to begin navigating the session content. The running order may also be subject to change and TEDxSkoll cannot be held liable for visitors missing talks or performances. We would strongly advise attending both sessions in full to make the most of the day.

LINE UP

We’re delighted and honoured to welcome our line up to Oxford and the TEDxSkoll stage. More information about all of our speakers and performers can be found at: tedxskoll.com/lineup/
 

VENUE

Our iconic TEDxSkoll venue is the Sheldonian Theatre, located on Broad Street. The full address is: Sheldonian Theatre, Broad St, Oxford, OX1 3AZ.


DIRECTIONS

By Public Transport

The Sheldonian Theatre is approximately a 10 minute walk from Gloucester Green bus station and about a 15 minute walk from the Oxford railway station.

By Car

Limited metered car parking is available on Broad Street and on Parks Road and Mansfield Road. The nearest car park is either at the Westgate car park or Gloucester Green car park. Further details about car parking facilities and charges can be found on the Council website. The five city Park and Rides offer a convenient way for drivers to avoid city centre car parking.

 

REGISTRATION

Upon arrival, our fabulous team of TEDxSkoll Champions will register you and give you all the goodies you need to start your day. Please remember to bring your ticket with you, either printed or to view on the eventbrite app.

If you have a TEDxSkoll Scholarship ticket, there will be a separate registration desk to welcome you to the event. Our Champions will be on hand to point you in the right direction.

 

REFRESHMENTS

Snacks will be provided during the day, with plenty of tea and coffee too. If you haven’t already sent us your dietary requirements we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate your needs on the day, but we will do our best. There will be plenty of meat, vegetarian and vegan options available. Then, after an afternoon of inspiring talks, making friends and sharing ideas, what better way to unwind and carry on the conversations than by joining us for a drink in Blackwell Hall?


ACCESSIBILITY

We aim to make sure all of our guests can enjoy the day to its fullest and get the most out of their TEDxSkoll experience. Therefore, if you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know in advance of the event so we can do our best to support you. Please e-mail us at info@tedxskoll.com

TRUTH

Curious about this year’s theme? Explore our artist provocations interpreting truth in their own ways. We would also encourage you to use the #TRUTH hashtag to join the conversation in the lead up to the event and on the day.


TEDConnect

Download TEDConnect and navigate the conference like a boss! TEDConnect is a free app, available on iOS and Android, that caters to TED and TEDx attendees. It helps you keep in touch with other conference guests, keep track of the program, meet new friends, and learn about your favourite speakers.

To get started with TEDConnect:

  1. First, you need a TED.com account. If you don’t have one, sign up here using  the email you used to register. (It’s free.)

  2. Download the TEDConnect app (available in iOS App Store, or in the Google Play Store.

  3. Log into TEDConnect with the same login info as your TED.com account.*

  4. Update your profile, meet other attendees, and explore the program!

*If you already have a TED.com account and it’s different than the one you used to register for TEDxSkoll, let us know at info@tedxskoll.com, and we can update the email tied to your registration.

 

Just one final reminder to bring your tickets with you, and that’s all from us!

If you have any questions before the event, please feel free to drop an e-mail to info@tedxskoll.com and we’ll be sure to come back to you. It’s also worth keeping an eye on our twitter @TEDxSkoll for all of the latest updates.

We can’t wait to welcome you on Friday!
 

Best wishes,
The TEDxSkoll Team