TEDxBled 2012

Deadline: 6 February 2012
Open to: Young people between 18 and 30
Prizes: Being one of the global speakers for TEDxBled on 18 March 2012


Would you like to be considered as a speaker for TEDxBled, on 18 March in Slovenia, costs covered? Are you between 18 and 30 and have a project or an idea that can Inspire, Change, Impact?

What is TEDxBled?

TEDxBled is a TEDx event that will take place on 18 March 2012 in Bled, Slovenia. The theme is Inspire.Change.Impact. The selected young speakers coming from 10 different countries are going to inspire you to drive change and make an impact by sharing different innovations, sustainable ideas, social projects and the impact they’ve made. That’s what TEDxBled is all about.

What is TED?

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.

What is TEDx?

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience.


All applicants need to be 18-30 years old. Student status is not required. All applicants need to be registered on C:F platform in order to apply.


Top two ideas/projects will be selected to complete the array of global speakers for TEDxBled on 18 March 2012. The winners are going to have expenses covered, including accommodation, meals, local transporation, visa (if needed) and 50% of flight costs.

Bonus: Each of the two winners will receive full participation at the Challenge:Future Summit 2012, 16-22 March 2012 in Bled and Ljubljana, Slovenia.


Imagine yourself on the TEDxBled stage. All eyes are on you. You are passionately speaking about the idea that inspires you, that changes the status-quo and makes an impact. Give us a glimpse of your speech. Post a video of yourself speaking about your idea. It has to be between 1 and 3 minutes, in English, presenting and giving us a preview of your idea or project. The video should not exceed the time limit, have a clear sound and image. The video should present you delivering the speech.

To apply, please click on “Post Idea“. (top right corner of the Official Website)

Judging and Evaluation Criteria

In order to select the two best ideas and projects, Judges will look for:

  • Relevant idea or project for TEDxBled theme: Inspire.Change.Impact
  • Innovativeness, creativity and passion for your idea/project
  • Quality of delivering the speech/presentation.
  • Presentation skills and level of English

For more information you can contact the organizers here.

The Official Website