Expanded Minds

Aat Soeratin
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Tim Ekspedisi Garis Depan Nusantara (The Nusantara Frontiers Expedition Team) is an offspring of Wanadri, that just finished its expedition to the 92 frontier islands of Indonesia. The team will share their story: the journey, the dreams, and the spirit of Indonesia.

Arumba Udjo
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Listening to Arumba Udjo is like learning history of the past as well as exploring uncharted future in the future. Arumba Udjo celebrates the traditional Sundanese tunes while consistently searching on new forms of music.

Adew Habtsa
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Adew is a man of letters and music. His fondnes in both of poetry and music has led him to found Majelis Sastra Bandung (Bandung Letter Council) wich aim to foster the new generation of Bandung's poets. Here at TEDxBandung, his enchanting poetry will be presented alongside his energic guitar plays.

Budi Rahardjo
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Budi Rahardjo is an educator and entrepreneur. He is a lecturer at Electrical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia. He is a founder of several IT-based start-up companies and has contributed to many IT-related initiatives in Indonesia such as in the .ID domain management, Indonesia Computer Emergency Response Team / Coordination, and Bandung High Tech Valley.

Goris Mustaqim
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One of Indonesia's prodigy, Goris' life is a dynamic one: student activist, entrepreneur, beauty pageant finalist, and now a promising social entrepreneur to empower his hometown, Garut. Goris and his childhood friends founded Asgar Muda, a social enterprise which focuses on youth entrepreneurship & educational, as well as community develoipment.

Nada Zharfaria Zuhaira
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The 12-year-old Nada has an unusual interest in her young age: enviromental problem. She believe that youth can make their own impact too in the struggle to save the environment.

Nancy Magried
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Nancy is a founding member of Pixel People Project, a start-up company which aims to bring Indonesian heritage to the next level using scientific approach. Their first and foremost achievement are Batik Fractal, a generative batik using mathematic calculations. By using Batik Fractal software, artisans can create a whole new world of batik, aside from the traditional ones.

Roby Muhamad
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Roby is faculty at the Social Psychology Department, University of Indonesia. He obtained his Ph.D in sociology specializing in social networks from Columbia University, New York and has a Master's degree in theoretical physics from Institut Teknologi Bandung. He is the founder of AkonLabs (http://akonlabs.net/), a non-profit research organization that focuses on applying socio-behavioral sciences for cultural change and developing online tools for offline actions.

The Beginning

Mira Kusumarini
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The Indonesian representative from Ashoka, a global nonprofit organization devoted to sparks new talents and introduce them the concept of "social entrepreneurship".

Qamaruzzaman | Watch Video

Retired lecturer at School of Electronics and Informatics ITB, veteran at many energy conversion project throughout his long careers.

Tita Larasati
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Tita Larasati is a lecturer at Faculty of Fine Arts & Design, ITB, and also a lifelong lover of bamboo design since her college days.

Witarsa | Watch Video

Secretary of RW 07 Cipamokolan, a neighbourhood in eastern Bandung, who has a passion to make his neighbourhood a better one through the practical concept of "zero waste".