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TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch Party


Wednesday, 5 February 2014 from 19:00 to 23:00 (GMT)

TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch Party

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As the first ever TEDxUniversityofGlasgow approaches, the committee is very excited to announce that we will be holding our Launch Party on the 5th February, at the beautiful Hilton Hotel!

This is your opportunity to get a taste of what the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow conference will look like with 2 taster talks, live entertainment and a raffle (included in ticket price) where you will have the incredible opportunity to win one of 3 tickets to the main event in March.

Come and join us for an amazing evening, with wine and canapes, like-minded people, great talks and live entertainment!

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of the first TEDxUniversityofGlasgow event Launch!


18:30 - Registration

19:15 - Wine, canapes, entertainment stalls and networking

20:15 - Official Opening

20:30 - Talk by Rebecca Irving

20:40 - Talk by Ben Semple

20:50 - Talk by Jamie Gallagher

21:00 - Salsa4Water Dance

21:05 - Networking, entertainment stalls

22:45 - TEDxGU ticket winner announcement & Closing Speech

Hilton Grosvenor Hotel

Situated in the heart of Glasgow’s vibrant and bustling West End and within walking distance of Glasgow University, the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor hotel is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Scotland’s biggest city.

Taster speakers

Jamie Gallagher - Scientist, Science Communicator, Dancer, Public Engagement Officer for University of Glasgow, has recently submitted his PhD in chemistry and electrical engineering.

...and one more surprise speaker!

DJ - Philanthrobeats

Philanthrobeats has collaborated with some of the city’s best creative talent to synthesise music and art with charity, and provide memorable nightlife experiences.

Listen to their music at


Interactive Stalls

  • Glasgow City of Science
  • Giant Chess Tournament
  • Petals Around the Rose Logic Game
  • Guess the Weight Game
  • Wall of Connectivity
  • USE-IT Glasgow Maps

Dress Code


Smart casual.

Refund policy

We will be ordering food (wine and canapés) therefore we cannot issue refunds requested later than 7 days before the event.




Please note that this ticket is for the Launch Party only and it does not permit you to attend the main TEDxUniversityofGlasgow event in March. There will be separate ticket sales for the main event.

Do you have questions about TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch Party? Contact TEDxUniversityofGlasgow

When & Where

Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor Hotel
(Grosvenor Suite)
1-9 Grosvenor Terrace
G12 0TA Glasgow
United Kingdom

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 from 19:00 to 23:00 (GMT)

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2014-02-03 03:35:57

We are thrilled that so many of you (450 and counting) are coming to the TEDxUniversityofGlasgow Launch Party! We have many great activities for you prepared including 3 taster talks from amazing speakers, music by Philantrobeats DJs, lots of networking, wine and canapes, interactive stalls and games and even a chance to win a ticket the the main TEDxUniversityofGlasgow conference in March!

A couple of things to bear in mind for the evening:

Registration & tickets

Please bring your mobile ticket within an Eventbite App or as a printed ticket. If you have purchased a student ticket, please make sure that you bring a valid student ID with you as well.

The registration will start at 6.30pm.Please try to arrive at venue between 6.30 and 7pm to make sure that you get to enjoy everything that the night has to offer.

Dress code

There is no formal dress code but we recommend dressing in a smart casual attire.

Getting to the venue

Travel to the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor hotel, set adjacent to the Botanic Gardens in the city's cosmopolitan West End area. A 5-minute walk from Hillhead subway station, the hotel is 3 miles from the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Center (SECC) and a 20-minute drive from Glasgow Airport. Read more... 


You will be able to park your car in the Hilton car park (entrance on the right side of Waitrose, Byres Road), which costs £10 or you might be able to find free parking space at the front entrance of the Hilton Hotel (Great Western Road).

MOO Cards

If you have ordered MOO cards to be delivered to the venue, you will be able to collect them during the registration.

Any questions?

We are looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel. If you have any questions in the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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