Through her lens, she has the gift of depicting the daily life of raw people in their surroundings. Holding a degree in photography from New York University, and the awards Founders Day and Tobias, she begins her career as an art director and commercial photographer in the ""city that never sleeps"". Thereafter, she travels throughout the world on behalf of international publications, while her travel photoraphy is exhibited throughout Europe and the US.
Yiouli Doxanaki is the co-founder of xorafaki.gr, and has years of experience in business consulting and especially to the entrepreneurs of the land. She managed to break the ideological Walls existing, and create a new original online platform that combines recent scientific developments, along with entrepreneurial activity. On the stage of TEDx Heraklion, she will remind us that every seed can grow, as long as it finds the appropriate land to develop itself.
“Michalis Kontaxakis Trio & Marina Dakanali” is his own personal way of approaching music through mandolins, and the cooperation with two exceptional virtuosos: Antonis Voumvoulakis on the guitar and the loops and Kostas Kalatzis playing the drums. Marina Dakanali, one of the warmest and, at the same time, most dynamic voices in the greek contemporary music scene, integrates the performance with her voice.
Yiorgos Gkintikas has been teaching sign language for more than 13 years. Since then, he works as headmaster and teacher at the Center, which nowadays constitutes one of the oldest and most successful learning schools of the Greek Sign Language in Greece. This year, at TEDx Heraklion, we will have the honour to host the first talk in sign language for a greek TEDx event, while also conducting the first organization that will be fully translated in real time into sing language.
What succeeded the tsunami that destroyed ancient Knossos? Marine geo-archaeologist Bevery Goodman reads history's footprints, which are almost unaltered without human intervention. She teaches at the University of Haifa in Israel, and has been collaborating for years with acclaimed magazines (like National Geographic). She has been attributed the title of National Geographic Explorer.
Julian Stubbs is a renowned Destination Branding Strategist, coming from ice-cold Sweden, who specializes in place branding strategies and identities for cities and touristic destinations.
Culture Conference Center of Heraklion: A new venue that connects the Walls with the unique cultural character of the city and will host TEDxHeraklion // Beyond the Walls on 28th of February.
The second TEDx event of Crete is here! This year we're going Beyond the Walls, discovering unknown ideas.
The theme video teaser: Crossroads The first TEDx event of the island of Crete aims to highlight the Crossroads of our times: to reflect upon the new directions and the transitions ahead. To seek the possible selections and point to the Crossroads to go beyond.
The Venue video teaser: The Cretaquarium. Cretaquarium is part of one of the most important research complexes focusing on the marine world, in the Mediterranean sea. Located east of the city of Heraklion, it is a hub of knowledge proliferation and captivating entertainment.