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·01 · 11 · 14·Doing, Undoing, Redoing

All of life happens out of the act of doing. For TEDxPortofSpain 2014, we wanted to emphasize the art of doing. What are you doing? What are they doing? How are we doing? How is she doing that? Why are they doing that? Who is doing what, and why?

This year, we will place a spotlight on doing, by challenging our speakers to explore the beauty of doing, redoing, and undoing in everyday life.

Past Speakers

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Date: August 19, 2014

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Change Your Definition of Failure

BY : Dennise Demming   Doing … Undoing … Redoing!  At some point we have to move from thinking to doing.  Nothing happens unless we take action.  But taking action means clarifying what you want to do; why you want to do it; how you will approach it and even clarifying the outcomes you expect. Fear often keeps us from Doing.  Fear of failure.  Fear that others will laugh.  Fear…

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Date: August 12, 2014

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Ideas Worth Sharing are Not Enough

AUTHOR : Keita Demming Australian Aboriginal Elder Lilla Watson is quoted as saying: “If you’ve come here to help me, you’re wasting your time. But if you’ve come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” Margaret Mead is also quoted as saying: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”…

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Date: July 23, 2014

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TEDxPortofSpain Salon – Gayap

Theme: Gayap Venue: Medulla Art Gallery, 37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook Date: Saturday 16th August, 2014         Time: 3:00 p.m. (not Trini time) - 6:00 p.m.  We are excited to announce our second TEDxPortofSpainSalon event for 2014, ‘Gayap’!   So what is Gayap? “The word ‘gayap’ is derived from the indigenous Karinya (Carib) word ‘kayapa’ – a term which describes the tradition of people getting together to complete a huge task, like clearing land, building a…

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