aA
For the third year in a row, on Sunday, November 17th 2019, Kaunas will become home to a full-day conference organised under TED (Technology Entertainment and Design). All TED enthusiasts and other active thinkers are invited to attend, the organizers write in a press release.
Jurgita Jurkutė-Širvaitė TEDxVilnius konferencijoje
Jurgita Jurkutė-Širvaitė TEDxVilnius konferencijoje
© L. Penekaitės nuotr.

According to TEDxKaunas 2019 organizers, this year’s conference name “Message in a Bottle” reflects well what is going on in the world and within ourselves - technological advancements, human rights violations, pollution and global warming, hybrid and civil wars, accelerated the pace of life and search for inner peace.

The speakers and performers of this year’s „TEDxKaunas 2019: Message in a Bottle“ will present their points of view on the challenges we are faced with every day.

An event offering food for thought

Messages in glass bottles, throughout the ages, have been used for various purposes - to study water currents, to send distress signals or as invitations to prospective pen pals.

Nowadays we apply the term „Message in a Bottle“ to medical containers used by emergency personnel, time capsules hidden deep in the earth, or the radio signals broadcasted into outer space. Whatever medium the sender chooses to use, one thing is certain - all “Messages in a Bottle” carry big hope with them.

Coming across a Message in a Bottle is a great privilege since the receiver decides the fate of what they find inside. They may be surprised, alarmed, awed, curious or cautious, but never indifferent. What would YOU do with the bottle once you’ve read the message? Would you re-seal it and let it carry on floating for someone else to find? Will you break the glass and keep its contents? Would you try to reach out to the author of the message, or even share their IDEA with those around you? One thing is certain – on November 17th, 2019, no one will leave the room without feeling inspired.

DELFI EN
It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from DELFI.

Kaunas invites to celebrate Day of the Republic of India

The holiday is linked with the adoption of India 's constitution on 26 January 1950, visit.kaunas.lt...

First plantarium to be open in Lithuania

Plantarium welcomes those interested in domestic plants and their positive impact on health, as well...

Traditional run in Vilnius to honor 1991 crackdown victims

Vilnius is hosting on Saturday a traditional run to pay tribute to the victims of the Soviet army...

Most powerful passports: Lithuania ranked 10th (1)

As we enter the new decade, Asian countries have firmly established their lead on the Henley Passport...

Siauliai region creates app for tourists (1)

Lithuania's northern region of Siauliai has created an app for tourists , Siauliai Tourism...

Top news

Skvernelis urges to refrain from attempts to reinterpret WWII consequences

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has urged to refrain from attempts to reinterpret the...

Savickas nominated for economy minister

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Friday submitted the candidature of his adviser Lukas...

No contamination found in Curonian Lagoon fish

Tests have found no contamination in fish from the Curonian Lagoon despite the release of untreated...

Cyber rapid response teams developed by Lithuania began their work

First multinational rotation of the cyber rapid response teams developed by Lithuania began as of...

Tourism: Lithuania had biggest growth of nights spent in EU

In 2019, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation in the European Union (EU) is expected...