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TEDxJaffa will take place on Thursday, September 6, 2012
at the Peres Center for Peace
. Doors open at 9am and the program will begin at 10am and go until about 4pm +/-, likely with an afterparty to follow that will be open to the wider community. To apply to attend the event, please fill out the questionnaire
The application period will be open from July 10 - August 5, after which, submissions will be carefully reviewed by committee, with attendees selected based on a broad set of criteria aimed at creating as diverse an audience as possible.
Those invited to attend the event will be notified via email on August 12 with details about how to complete their registration, online. Note that the program will be in English with an entry fee of 165 NIS (
paid before the event) to cover costs and ensure attendees' commitment to participate. A full lunch and light snacks will be served.
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