Frequently asked questions

Speaking at TEDxUTP

Q: I have a great idea, and my friend has one too. Can I suggest a speaker?

A: If you’d like to suggest a speaker for TEDxUTP, please take time to carefully complete our speaker nomination form. As our curatorial team receives hundreds of submissions each year, we may not be able to reply to each submission.

TEDxUTP 2017

Q: How do I attend TEDxUTP 2017?

A: Attendance to TEDxUTP 2017 is open to all UTP Students on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, visit the event page, and click Register To Attend. You’ll then be asked to log in with your Member details. Once logged in, you’ll find an option to Register Attendance for 2017.


Q: Will the move to a bigger venue change anything about TEDxUTP?

A: The move to a bigger venue means TEDxUTP will no longer have to turn away applicants who have previously missed out due to the event’s popularity. Everything you loved about TEDxUTP will still be there at our new venue – transformative talks, stellar live music and original films; plus the unique food experience and Member tote bag. Also, big does not necessarily mean less intimate, and we will presenting some exciting and unique ways to ensure that – to be revealed on the day!


Q: Who will be speaking at TEDxUTP 2017?

A: Speakers, performers and films will be announced over the coming weeks and will range from some well-known personalities alongside ordinary people with extraordinary stories from around Malaysia.


Q: Can I register my partner / friend / colleague at the same time?

A: In order to ensure that all attendees are TEDxUTP Members, and that the event experience can be more uniquely tailored for our community, each attendee must register themselves individually. The venue seating is by General Admission, meaning you can sit beside whoever you choose.


Q: How old do I have to be to attend?

A: You must be 13+ to attend TEDxUTP. Attendees aged 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years or over who has also registered to attend the event. Please note content is considered appropriate for 15+.


Event Registration – Concessions, Groups, Refunds and Transfers


Q: How much does TEDxUTP cost?

A: Price for attendance in 2017 are being held at 2016 prices – RM60 for the full day. TEDxUTP is designed as a full-day event. There are no half-day or session options.


Q: Can I cancel my registration after I have paid for attendance?

A: If you have paid registration fees for the Event and decide not to attend, you may cancel your registration for a full refund (less RM35 admin fee), provided the cancellation request is received on the contact us section. Cancellations made after 1 July 2017 are non-refundable, due to catering and venue arrangements.


Q: Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

A. Registrations for the Event may be transferred if the proposed Transferee is also a Member of the TEDxUTP community.



Q: I would like to get involved. Do you need any volunteers?

A: Due to an overwhelming response in helping hands, volunteer applications have now closed for TEDxutp 2017.  Applications will open for 2018 early next year and you can register your interest here.