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17thSeptember 2017



TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 30 years ago, TED has grown to support its mission with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world's leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sal Khan and Daniel Kahneman. The annual TED Conference takes place each spring in Vancouver, British Columbia. TED's media initiatives include, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self- organized TED-style events around the world, and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Follow TED on Twitter at, or on Facebook at

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxGCET, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.

TEDxGCET is being organized independently by GCET. We believe ideas have the power to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world. In line with the spirit of TED conferences held world wide over, we aim to provide a platform that brings together people from all walks of life under one roof.

Theme - Agree to Disagree

Have you ever agreed to disagree ?
It is easy to follow the masses but it takes real courage to express a disagreement and stand out of the mainstream.
Don't let the spark get extinguished,rather turn it into a raging fire and show the world your Agreement to Disagree.


Known as 14th Deciple of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. Enhancing the spirit of humanity, in the name of divinity, Shree Dwarkeshlalji Maharajshree,is the youngest enthroned Gadipati , at the Shashthpeeth. He was called upon by the United Nations to take part in ‘The World Millennium Peace Summit of Spiritual & Religious Leader's.'Read More..

Vishwas Jambu
(Business Coach)

Vishwas Jambu, a corporate trainer, having worked for 100+ MSMEs and with different department of Government of Gujarat, is a diligent person in true sense. He is an MBA graduate and has a work experience of 10+ years in Marketing, Sales, Training and development. In his Educational tour to USA in 2015, he has visited Harvard, Stanford, MIT,Columbia and Princeton to expand his vision globally.Read More..

Sanjay Raval
(Author, Speaker, Businessman, Producer)

An orator and professionally a businessman, who has encapsulated the minds of millions of audience with inspiring stories of his own life experiences and encouraged them to lead a fearless life.Read More..

Medhavi Davda
(Software Engineer, Solo Traveller, Blogger)

An adventurer by heart who left her software profession after years to follow her passion and landed up in the heart of Himalayas all on her own, lived there for 1.5 years, has now joined one of the top travel companies of the world to head scuba diving vertical while she still continues her voyage as a solo traveller.Read More..

Pratik Gandhi
(Gujarti Actor/Director)

The star of “Wrong side Raju”, Pratik, landed up on the correct side of life, where passion met career, where life met theatre. Playing Gandhi in Mohan’s Masala, he carved his name through the Limca Book of Records for performing the monologue most number of times in a single day, that too in Hindi, Gujarati and English. Read More..

Surendra Singh Tyagi
(Retired Air Commodore)

"I have cheated death for 4000 hours" Retired Air commodore, wing Commander and Vayu Sena medal awardee "When in cockpit, I feel like meditating" A dauntless soul whose only motto engraved in his life was to serve the nation against all odds. Surendra Singh Tyagi,who flewed MiG 21,MiG 23, 27 & 29, Jaguar,Vampires, Mirage 2000, Chetak, MI 18 and Canberra Bomber and survived to tell his hair-raising tales. Read More..

Mukta Vora(Face Reader,Tarot Card Reader, Handwriting Analyst)

Face reader Handwriting analyst Tarot card reader Inspired by the concept of Sibyl (the one who can foretell future), Mukta Vora , a curious soul whose curiosity lead to the discovery of her passion. HR has been her choice of subject which led her to specialize in this subject in both graduation and post graduation. Along with pursuing her college education, she practiced her profession part-time. Kotak gave her first corporate exposure in the role of regional HR manager for Gujarat. Read More..

Nitin Joshi(Major, Indian Army)

From selling newspapers to losing his parents when he was 21 years old, Major Joshi is not just a motivational figure but has also earned title of ‘Army’s Iron Man’ for his daring feats. Major Joshi , a Guinness Book of World Record holder — he ran 2,122 feet up a mountain in Junagadh, Gujarat on January 5, 2015 — India’s first reverse marathon runner and also the Ice Man, where he spent 29 minutes immersed in a pool full of 29 kilos of ice. Read More..

Ankur Ved(Mechanical Engineer, Beat Boxer, Mimicker)

Started as a fun hobby at school, Ankur Ved made sure that he nurtures and gives his talent a platform to showcase. A mimicry artist turned into a national level beat boxer, he has left no stone unturned to hone his art form.A self learner where YouTube videos were his only teachers. Read More..

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