Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside playwright, actor, director, and teacher, Julian Felice, will be holding the GibTalks event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. The idea is styled on the very successful TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) series of talks (www.ted.com), GibTalks will see a range of local speakers deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusing on the anecdotal, the personal, and the light-hearted as opposed to heavy-going academics and agendas.
The organisers are pleased to announce the following speakers who will represent a cross-section of the community and will help to make up a rich and varied programme.
Gibraltar Cultural Services, working alongside teacher and playwright Julian Felice, will be holding a conference event on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the John Mackintosh Hall. Gib Talks will see a range of local speakers who will deliver fifteen-minute talks on a broad spectrum of subjects with the aim of focusing on the anecdotal, the personal and the light-hearted. The schedule for the event is as follows:
10:00 – 10:15 Julian Felice – Let Me Tell You A Story
10:20 – 10:35 Samantha Barrass – My Secret Life as an Amateur Thespian and Theatre Impresario
10:40 – 10:55 Tito Vallejo – Jebel Tarik
11:00 – 11:10 VOX POP 1 – Manar Ben Tahayekt – Living With A Disability
11:15 – 11:30 Henry & Priscilla Sacramento – Making It Work
11:35 – 11:50 Karl Ullger – To What Extent Can You Learn To Be Creative?
11:55 – 12:05 VOX POP 2 – Sean Vincent Acris – Pride, Not Prejudice
12:10 – 12:25 Georgina Cassar – From Rock to Rings: My Olympic Journey
12:30 – 12:45 Sir Peter Caruana QC
14:00 – 14:15 Danny Freyone – The Imperceptible
14:20 – 14:35 Stefano Blanco Sciacaluga – Much Ado About Happiness
14:40 – 14:55 Jonathan Teuma – Optimizing Yanito
15:00 – 15:10 VOX POP 3 – Rob Chandler – The White Poppy
15:15 – 15:30 Kaoula El Andaloussi – My Hijab
15:35 – 15:50 Paulette Finlayson – You Are Not Good At English
15:55 – 16:05 VOX POP 4 – Aidan Cleverly – Why Do Today What You Can Put Off Until Tomorrow
16:10 – 16:25 Paul Lyon – An Adopted Gibraltarian
16:30 – 16:45 Dan Teuma – Life on the Front Line of the Refugee Crisis in Europe
16:50 – 17:05 Krishaan Khubchand – What’s Next for Gibraltar?
Gibraltar Cultural Services
Tickets will enable ticket-holders to pop in and out of the event as they please, during the course of the day. Age restriction: 16+
John Mackintosh Hall
308 Main Street