TEDxCardiff Sketchnotes

Sketchnotes by Auralab

If you were there on the day, you may have seen Laura from Auralab scribbling away near the front. And here are the finished items! Aren’t they gorgeous?! Just click on any picture for a closer look. Find her on Twitter. Nick Gough and Richard Sears James Law Joseph Liu Elisabeth Mahoney John Hemmings Briony…

Zaru Jonson

Zaru Jonson has been developing his wide-eyed blend of earnest, yowling poetry and abstract lit-hop since witnessing three beetles on a patio in Italy during the Summer of 2007. During his first term at Cardiff Met in 2009, he took second prize and the audience vote at Literature Wales’ John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry,…

Nancy Ackroyd

Nancy Ackroyd is an acoustic singer/songwriter and has been writing songs for 10 years. Her music is honest and poetic, exploring the rollarcoaster of being alive. She has recorded 2 albums, her demo The Glow of Dreams (2011) and more recently Whispers from Wanda (2013) an album which scans her whole music career from when…

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Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas is a spoken word artist who uses his art form to address a range of subjects, from political pieces, to comedy, giving a voice to those who need it (and of course he wouldn’t be a poet without doing a bit of that old lovey dovey stuff as well). He started writing as…

Ben and Amy

Ben Hyde & Amy Sanders

Ben Hyde and Amy Sanders both work for Dynamix – a workers cooperative in Swansea. They are creative trainers that focus on participative education, training and consultation. Prior to joining Dynamix, Amy had worked as a Community Development Officer, Project Supervisor and was also the Anti-Poverty Officer for Swansea working within the Social Inclusion Unit.…

TEDxCardiff LiveStream

Watch TEDxCardiff 2014 LIVE

For those of you unable to join us in the Weston Studio for TEDxCardiff you can still watch the talks live via our livestream.  You can watch via our website or through the official TEDx Livestream channel.  The sessions will be broadcast from 2pm – 4pm GMT and 6pm – 8pm GMT. We’re going to…

James Law

Announcing… James Law

James Law is an award winning research scientist working in the field of robotics. His work focuses on behavioural development in human infants, and the lessons for intelligent autonomous systems. James’ passion was sparked at an early age when one of his favourite toys was a programmable robot named George. However, it was only after…

John Hemmings

Announcing… John Hemmings

John Hemmings has worked in foreign and security policy for a number of years, with a focus on the Asia Pacific. In addition to working for the American think tank CSIS Pacific Forum, John spent four years at RUSI in Whitehall working as an analyst on East Asia, the Korean Peninsula, and the rise of…