Mark Raymond Featured on TED chooses just a few Talks from TEDx events to be featured on Congratulations to Mark for his stunning TEDx achievement. Click here to view the talk. Mark Raymond’s work as an architect in Trinidad and Tobago is founded on the belief that thoughtfully designed cities can foster sustainability and inclusiveness throughout a society.

Afra Raymond Featured on TED chooses just a few Talks from TEDx events to be featured on Congratulations to Afra for his stunning TEDx achievement. Click here to view his talk. A leading expert in the fields of property valuation and project management, Afra Raymond is shedding light on the government corruption that exists in Trinidad and Tobago.

2012 Talks

TEDxPortofSpain 12.12.12 was graced with compelling talks from some of the most inspiring and courageous speakers in Trinidad and Tobago. View the Talks.

2011 Talks

The speakers at TEDxPortofSpain 2011 provided us with talks that induced innovation, passion, inspiration, co-creation, collaboration and cognitive expansion.

Central Bank Auditorium

The Central Bank Auditorium located at the Eric Williams Plaza, Independence Square, Port of Spain is the amazing venue chosen to host the TEDxPortofSpain conferences.

The City: Port of Spain

Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most vibrant cities in the Caribbean. Now complete with it's very own TEDx event.
Photo by John Vos.

About TEDx

At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. Learn more about TEDx.

TEDxPortofSpain·06 · 10 · 16·Reality Revisited

This year, our theme is Reality Revisited. Reality is not always what we perceive.

For 2016, TEDxPortofSpain will ask speakers to explore our deeply held assumptions to reveal the unexpected insights that come from in-depth exploration.

Speakers + Hosts

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Date: November 1, 2015

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TEDxPortofSpain viewing party

Ever had questions for TEDxPortofSpain speakers? This year, on three consecutive Saturdays we are going to be hosting viewing parties at our new headquarters, Pagoda. Come watch the talks with a small group of TEDx’ers. Don’t worry, we are still releasing the talks online, but at the viewing party you will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session with speakers. Put your questions On Record.* The concept of a viewing party is simple really. Watch…

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Date: October 16, 2015

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The Big Picture: Insights Into How TEDxPortofSpain Selects Speakers

For TEDxPortofSpain 2015, we will brought ‘off stage’ conversations onto the stage with our theme “Off Record“. Off Record refers to conversations not intended to be shared publicly. They are the kinds of conversations that are often considered to be too “sensitive”. Conversations that we are too afraid to have or that we save for later. Over the past five years, TEDxPortofSpain has been a platform for ideas worth spreading, for…

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Date: October 13, 2015

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Important Information to Know…

Parking Parking is available at Queen’s Hall for 200 cars so we encourage carpooling. Weather advisory indicates rainfall may occur on Wednesday so be sure to walk with your umbrellas. Dress There is no specific dress code but business casual always seems to be a popular choice. Casual, trendy and chic are also gaining popularity. (Note: the auditorium does tend to get chilly, so do keep that in mind also)…

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