This year's TEDxBISB has a great, wide range of  speakers, ranging from entrepreneurs to researchers to pop figures and entertainers. More speakers will be displayed on this page as the event draws nearer.

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Matej luptak

dare to know ourselves

For as long as I can remember I felt that there is more to life than what I have been seeing, having a strong desire to penetrate the mystery of my existence and to transform my experience along the way. What I have come to see is that this is not only possible, but the way to it is far simpler and more accessible than I had thought. The quality of one's experiencing can, in fact, be changed through insight into oneself. I believe that gaining...


Alexandra Wiegerova

Dare to understand our personal story

Something that many people do find out when they get to know me is that I have an anxiety and panic disorder. That is something that I don’t keep as a secret, the topic of my TEDx talk being about my life with anxiety.

My name is Alexandra Wiegerova. I am 17 years old and I come from Bratislava, Slovakia.For years I wanted to have a platform where I could talk about this issue, not only to inform, but also... 

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Darius-Andrei Vicovan


Why should we explore space? Why should we venture out into the unknown and take great risks? To discover interesting facts about our Universe and where we come from, and to ensure the survival of our species. Darius-Andrei Vicovan is 13 years old and has been fascinated by space from a very young age. Over the years, his dream jobs...

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Valerian Lukačko

dare to go on

When I was 18 years old, I went to a university in a different country, deciding to take full responsibility for my life and pay all my bills myself. And this was one of the best decisions I have ever made even though I had to fight to make enough money to pay for the basic needs such as food and accommodation, all while studying at the university. At the same time, I launched an online...


Martin herman

DARE TO Explore the future of finance

I'm going to talk about cryptocurrencies, blockchain and decentralization, and why it's probably wise to get a general overview in this field as soon as possible. Blockchain might just be the most important technology since the iPhone
I started off as a programmer, but I think I'm turning into a serial entrepreneur. I'm good at finding technical solutions to...


Melisa Minca

DARE TO change the way you think about clothing

In my talk I will introduce the concept of ethical fashion, provide examples and present issues we’re facing today in regard to production and consumption of clothing. My focus will be on upcycling and repurposing as the more creative ways to make fashion more ethical and sustainable. In the last part of my talk I will provide tips on how to start...

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Jan Kerekes

Jan Kerekes comes from Eastern Slovakia, he is also a Canadian, but currently operates mostly in Asia. The term global citizen really comes handy in his case. After being raised and educated in Slovakia, he set off on a Life journey to fulfill his dreams; journey that has taken him on six continents and through more than one hundred countries. He travels with an open heart and...