7th edition of TEDx Gateway set to 'inspire' Mumbai

TEDx Gateway is back with its 7th edition at the Jamshed Bhabha Theatre, National Centre Performing Arts (N.C.P.A) in Mumbai. With a theme of inspiring people this year, TEDx Gateway will bring to the limelight 22 motivating speakers to the Indian audience.


Based on the missions of ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’ the speakers from different walks of life will share their intriguing experiences on different topics.

The conference will take place on 4th December, 2016, 10 am to 6 pm.

TEDxGateway is expected to draw more than 1350 attendees at NCPA, along with a special live streaming for 650 students at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and for a huge number of audience at Phoenix Mall, Lower Parel. In addition, the main event will also be webcasted across 50 campuses in India, for over 150,000+ viewers.

This year’s TEDx Gateway features a diverse lineup of speakers which includes scientist & innovator, a nanotechnologist, a 12- year-old singing prodigy, a microscopist, an artist & photographer, a social media intelligence CEO, a quantum researcher, an augmented reality company, and a peace activist.

Commenting on TEDx Gateway 2015, Yashraj Akashi, Senior Ambassador and Curator, TEDx Gateway in India said, “With every year TEDx Gateway is becoming a bigger platform for eminent personalities to share their creative ideas and experiences with the Indian audience. TEDx now has a place in the Indian market where it reaches out to an audience if thought-leaders open to interactive discussions and constructive conversations. This year, our aim is to bring in inspirational speakers to share their experiences with the high spirited crowd.”

The speaker line-up for 7th TEDx Gateway includes:

- Josy Joseph | Investigative Journalist
- Neel Ghose | Founder of Robin Hood Army, VP & Operation Head, Zomato
- Roozbeh Ghaffari |Nanotechnologist & Health Innovator
- Sparsh Shah |Singing Prodigy
- Wim Van Egmond |Micro-Photographer
- Edith Elliott |Founder & CEO, Noora Health
- Angelica Dass | Artist & Photographer
- Lux Narayan |Co-founder & CEO, Unmetric
- Boaz Almog | Quantum Researcher
- Florian Radke | Augmented Reality Futurist
- Zak Ebrahim | Peace Activist
- El Seed | Artist- Arabic Calligraphy
- Krtin Nithiyanandam | Scientist & Innovator
- Kalyani Khona | Digital Match-Maker & Innovator
- Uday Deshpande | Mallakhamb Expert
- Prukalpa Sankar | Data Entrepreneur
- Dr. Zarir Udwadia | Physician
- Capri Everitt | Child Prodigy

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