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TEDxYouth@VIS is the initiative of Grade 9 students who undertook to inspire young minds and professionals to share their burning ideas with the youth. On 5 April a hundred people from Vilnius, Kaunas, Šiauliai, and Lentvaris gathered at Quadrum Business City for a dialogue about "What Really Matters" in life. We are very proud that 7 of the 11 speakers at the conference are members of the VIS community as well as the two performers. Our guest speakers represented Kaunas Technological University Gymnasium, Vilnius University and BITĖ.
Speakers and performers included:
· THE BEAUTY OF IMPERFECTION | Nerida Akulionytė (KTUG)
· EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE | Pranas Kuisys (BITĖ)
· NOT GIVING UP | Matas Filonovas (VIS)
· NUTILT performed by Milda Stasaitytė (VIS)
· HOPE | Sofija Lignugarytė (VIS)
· SCHOOL – BE A PIECE IN ITS PUZZLE | Vaidotas Steponavičius (VIS)
· SONGS HELP LEARNING | Zoe A.Dolkart (VIS)
· BLACKBIRD (The Beatles) performed by Ieva Lebedytė (VIS)
· LACK OF APPRECIATION | Lila Bulak (VIS)
· FINDING WHERE YOU BELONG | Viktoriia Bakshinskaite (VIS)
· CREATIVITY | Kotryna Žalėnaitė (VIS)
· LIFE SCIENCES AND PHARMACEUTICAL MECHANISMS | Daumantas Matulis (Vilnius University)
· THE IMPORTANCE OF TRYING EVERYTHING | Justė Griškonytė (KTUG)
What is TEDx?
x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.