September 2018 News

What’s New

Meet the 2018-2019 organizing committee! This year, we are doubled in size and are celebrating 5 years of TEDxJIS conferences. Read more on our team page, and contact us if you have any questions.


The JIS TED-Ed Club is a new student-run group that meets every two weeks. So far, club members have gotten to know each other and brainstormed some answers to the question: “What makes an idea great?”

Watch This

Timo Fukar at TEDxJIS 2018: Limits of the experience bubble – Are we ever the best version of ourselves? How can we develop our craft if we never push outside our comfort zones?

Our Favorite Talks

Stephen Webb at TED2018: Where are all the aliens? – Are we alone in the universe? Astronomer Stephen Webb says we are. He makes a case for the beauty of our potential cosmic loneliness.

Register for TEDxJIS Salon: The Artist Inside

TEDxJISSalon: The Artist Inside, on Saturday, April 7, 9AM – 12PM. It’s sure to be a morning of lively conversations and fun activities shining a light on your creativity.

The Salon will give you one more chance to see the work of photojournalist Amy Smith, who teaches mathematics at the High School. We also have an award-winning student artist asking where ideas come from, a talented trio exploring a musical composition that they performed at TEDxJIS 2018, and a teacher from North Jakarta Intercultural School who will help us unlock our creativity. Find out more about these presenters on our event page at

Book your seat on our registration page.