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Ideas That Travel: First TEDx Talks on the Sky

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Burcu KAYMAK
Burcu KAYMAK
18/02/2016
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Witness the first TEDx talks from Australian entrepreneurs  which was the first tech talk in sky.

Qantas flight from Sydney to Australia host Australian entrepreneurs under the organization with TEDx Sydney.

Under the title of “Ideas That Travel.” the community of Sydney TEDx  organized a tech talks in the sky with teamed up with Australian carrier Qantas. While entrepreneurs and startup founders on the board, spoke lots of experienced they’ve faced.

While they continued their flight, discussing teleportation robots, artificial intelligence, quantum physics and gender bias topics in detail. All talks streamed through in-flight entertainment system.

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They got the change tour the headquarters of Google, Facebook, Khan Academy, Singularity University and Silicon Valley Bank to evaluate partnership and business opportunities when the plane reaches San Francisco.

Qantas Group Executive Brand Olivia Wirth expressed that:

“This is the perfect route for a world-first. We all know about the impact of the California tech boom, but what’s really exciting is the growing number of Australians doing business with Silicon Valley on the one hand, and building a home-grown Australian culture of entrepreneurialism on the other,” Wirth told the media in Sydney.

“One of the reasons we re-launched flights between Sydney and San Francisco was to support growing business travel driven by the tech boom.”

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