First TEDx Volcano happening in London!April 18th, 2010 by Christian Busch
With volcanic excitement, we’re thrilled to announce that a team lead by Sandbox member, founder of Assetmap, and co-editor at change.org, Nathaniel Whittemore, has made conference history. Within 36 hours, Nathaniel rallied support of partners such as Sandbox and Ludic Group to put together a line-up that is undoubtedly fulfilling TED’s standard of thought leadership. Born out of the reasoning that most of the high-profile delegates of Skoll’s Social Entrepreneurship Forum would be stranded in London, and having in mind the strong TEDx community in the city, Nathaniel and his team turned Eyjafjallajökull’s ash into a historic event. TED’s June Cohen, who together with the TEDx London community and The Hub London made the event possible, will also be speaking at the event.
This underscores the amazing opportunities that arise from crisis: within shorter and shorter time-frames, young people make things happen that traditionally took weeks to organize. Sandbox is committed to supporting and leading passionate change makers as they continue making “unreasonable” ideas come to life. Thanks also to Mike Butcher and other great supporters who spread the word! We are looking forward to a great event tomorrow!
TEDxVolcano in association with TEDxLondon
When? Sunday, 18th April, as of 5:15pm
Where? The Hub, King’s Cross
Christian Busch is co-founder of Sandbox and excited to support our members in making their great ideas happen.