TEDx to be held today for creating awareness about problems faced by society

Staff Reporter

TEDxPIEAS is taking place, on May 13th of 2017. TEDxPIEAS with the aims to create awareness among the people especially university youth and initiate a dialogue about the problems faced by society, so that the seeds of positive ideas can be planted in their minds.
This is the second TEDx at Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS). The last one was held in 2016. This is of one of the most thought-provoking and innovative events of not only PIEAS which is one of the top engineering university of the country, working under the aegis of Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC).
The event will be attended by a specially curated audience of diverse and thoughtful people, so that those seeds can actually bear fruit in the form of constructive ideas and implementable solutions.
This year’s theme, Fine Lines, focuses on the segregated nature of issues, their gray areas and the very fine boundaries which define the whole paradigm of our society. TEDxPIEAS is welcoming accomplished individuals and experts from various fields to speak at the event. TEDxPIEAS talks will eventually be available online.
TED is a non-profit, global foundation, dedicated to “Ideas worth spreading”, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED started as a conference serving as a crossroad where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged. The x in TEDx stands for an independently organized event, designed to stimulate dialogue, and give communities and individuals the opportunity to have a TED-like, and TED-licensed experience at a local level.

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