Date: Sunday, July 14th, 2013
Time:1-5:30pm; 5:30-7pm, Cocktail Reception
Venue:1st Floor, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai.

12:45 Doors open to Shouson Theatre

13:15 TEDx Opening Video by Chris Anderson

13:20 Paul Angwin, Curator, TEDxWanChai.
We have come a long way since humble beginnings in 2011 and are thrilled to introduce our new theme ‘Ideas Empowered’. Thank you to our wonderful speakers, thoughtful sponsors and fabulous volunteers that are the essence of every TEDx Talk. We trust today may empower your own ideas on innovation, creativity and change.

13:20 Michael Dorsher is a unique find for this year's Master of Ceremony. An award winning International comedic talent in his own right, Michael founded Comedy.HK to share his love of public speaking with those eager to try their hand at one of the speaking world's most unforgiving mediums: stand-up comedy.

13:25 Ian Golden TED Video - Navigating our Global Future.

13:33 Professor Martin Tangney Founder, Celtic Renewables Ltd - Biofuels, whiskey and me.
Recognized iChemE international award recipient for "Innovator of the Year" Professor Martin Tangney shares his process of developing biofuel from the by-products of one of Scotland's largest industries, the Malt Whisky industry.

13:53 Fermi Wong Founder, Unison – Being forgotten is the worst kind of discrimination.
A sometimes amusing and illustrative account of the founder of Hong Kong Unison and her campaigning for racial equality and harmony in Hong Kong. Fermi now focuses her efforts on education, both a human right in itself and an indispensable means of realizing other rights, through advocating for structural improvements in education policies.

14:13 Colin Robertson TED Video - A TED speaker's worst nightmare.

14:17 Lisa Christensen, Founder & CEO, Ecovision – Inspiring a conscious purposeful life: The ABC’s of S.O.S.
Canadian born environmentalist and social entrepreneur, Lisa shares that along her passion driven journey to Save Our Seas, it hasn’t been all smooth sailing. And while the oceans are our life support system, and we depend on them to survive, she challenges that we must first Save Our Selves.

14:38 Coffee Break

14:58 Sean Lee-Davies, Photojournalist/ FIlmmaker/ Conservationist - Glam to Grease - A bio-fuelled road trip into the future.
A sometimes challenging and inspirational journey by this young adventurer, conservationist and photo-journalist who set out to deliver a cutting-edge biofuel converter to an orphanage in Cambodia to help solve their energy needs. This required him driving nearly 3,000km from Singapore to Cambodia powered solely on converted waste cooking oil, reporting on innovative green and biofuel projects along the way.

15:18 Doris Leung Founder, Diamond Cab - My Dream My Diamond Power...
A moving and heartfelt journey of this woman’s quest to build a private enterprise offering point-to-point transportation services for wheelchair users.

15:38 Derek Sivers TED Video - How to start a movement.

15:41 Xian-Yi Wu, Co-Founder, d.light – Shedding a little light on poverty.
This proactive and remarkable story of an award winning for-profit product company that serves customers without access to reliable electricity by designing and distributing solar light and power products throughout the developing world.

16:00 Coffee Break

16:20 Brene Brown TED Talk - The power of vulnerability.

16:40 Rachel Chan, Founder, InnoFoco; Co-Founder of Make a Difference – Is ‘Social Enterprise’ a passing fad?
This quirky and positive business woman always finds herself uncomfortable with the status quo. She has a diverse range of experiences - a policy maker in the HKSAR government, a diplomat in Brussels and London, a marketer in the HK Trade Development Council, and a consultant to the Hong Kong Design Centre.

17:00 Michelle Kim Founder, Hong Kong Generation Next Arts - Finding the true gift of music.
This poignant and transformational story about a piano prodigy that learns of emptiness amongst fame, which drives her to use her gift in music to empower street kids in Hong Kong.

17:20 Speakers and sponsors on stage for photo

17:25 Cocktail reception begins on 3F Landing

19:00 Ends