This year, the UQ young alumni program is partnering with TEDxUQ 2021: Connected. We are excited to announce TEDxUQ will be hosting a range of UQ alumni guest speakers including:

  • Luke Furness – Senior Associate at Clayton Utz and a Board Director at Out for Australia
  • Dr Paul Harpur – former Paralympian, Fulbrighter, and practising lawyer
  • Maggie James – music therapist with 18 years of experience in paediatric healthcare

Guests will have the opportunity to hear game-changing ideas and connect with leading researchers, artists, entrepreneurs, and public figures. The day will also offer the chance to witness some of Brisbane's best performing talent, and interact with local organisations at our innovation booths. Come along to join the conversation in a day of ideas, innovation, community, and critical thinking at TEDxUQ 2021: Connected.

Date: Saturday 13 March 2021

Location: UQ Advanced Engineering Building - GHD Auditorium (49-200)

Time: 9am - 5pm (post-event function continues to 7pm)

Ticket details: Each main event ticket includes full-day theatre access, lunch, afternoon tea, access to the innovation booths, and an attendee bag. The post-event function ticket includes canapés and drinks, as well as an exclusive opportunity to engage with speakers.

Stay updated about TEDxUQ 2021 by following us on our social channels:
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About Alumni events

Our events will take place online or in person. Keep an eye out below for our evolving list of virtual events that you can attend wherever you are in the world.  

The Alumni Relations & Engagement team coordinates a range of events locally and internationally. You can keep up to date with UQ alumni events in your area by updating your details.

Alumni tickets: Main event only: $55 (usually $65).
Main event + Post event function: $70 (usually $80)


Advanced Engineering building
St Lucia campus