TEDxYaba is a local, independently organized event in Yaba, Lagos that strives to re-create the unique experience found at TED, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers congregate to share what they are most passionate about. The fundamental goal of TED and TEDxYaba is to spread ideas and advance the discourse on innovation and creativity. We aim to provide a platform where the smartest thinkers, greatest visionaries and most fascinating teachers will not only inspire others, but also be filled with a similar sense of wonder and urgency to shape the future.
On Sunday the 31st of March, at the Afe Babalola Auditorium in Univesity of Lagos, Akoka, hundreds of young, inspired and innovation driven Nigerians will gather to engage and experience ‘ideas worth spreading’. With a rich array of Speakers who are positive change makers in their own rights, and an audience eager to influence and expand these ideas, the hall will be packed with so much positive energy and spirit of possibility as the Speakers share the views on the theme "Paradigm Shift".
Sir Ken Robinson
Changing education paradigms
The concept of changing the paradigms of education in itself highlights an existing issue within the definition of human ethics. In order to change the nature of education and provide the described more idealistic system, each individuals education experience would be different.
Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence.
From customization to industrialization: paradigm shift for viable mass housing delivery in nigeria
A documentary on a new concept for mass-housing delivery X-raying the PROCESS and the PRODUCT of housing delivery. The PROCESS has to do with the development of technology appropriate for building of indigenous capacity toward sustainable industrialization of housing production in Nigeria. The key issues addressed here are appropriate technology, capacity building and sustainable industrialization.
Professsor Olumide Olusanya is one of Nigerias finest architect and mass housing evangelist. A lecturer at the University of Lagos, he has spent alot of years researching and developing mass housing schemes.
Break a leg
Aderemi Adewunmi, aka Deron, is the lead singer in the group, DOS- Definition of Sound. A group he co-founded with his brother, Dee Y. Aderemi is also a music producer and has done works with the likes of Sasha P and Black Magic. A graduate of Mass Communication from University of Lagos, he is currently studying Media Management at Lagos Business School
New world, New tools, Old ways
The world is not what it was before web 2.0, it has taken a new shift since the advent of new media tools. We will be missing out a lot on the possibilities and deployment of these tools if all we see is all we think there is. There is more than meet the eye on new media.
Nigerian entrepreneur, writer, blogger and socio-economic and political commentator. Omojuwa started the renowned Omojuwa.com in February 2009 and it has since grown to be a dominant force in the Nigerian web space sharing the limelight with long established brands and brands with popular culture as their forte. Omojuwa.com is birthing a national reawakening that'd usher in Nigeria's bloodless but cerebral revolution.