Marc Koska, the Sussex inventor of the non-reusable syringe, is to organise the second TEDx Brighton conference.
The conference will be held on Friday 26 October at the Corn Exchange when 300 people are expected to attend. Last year 100 people attended the first TEDx Brighton at the Sallis Benney Theatre.
The all-day independently organised event is intended to offer a series of thought-provoking talks lasting from 6 to 18 minutes on the theme of the generation gap.
It has been licensed by TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design), the organisation behind the global webcast conferences set up to share ideas worth spreading.
Mr Koska, who also set up the Safepoint Trust to educate health workers and the public about safe needle use, said: “TED is a very contemporary and unique forum and to bring it to Brighton in the form of a TEDx is a wonderful challenge.
“I am looking forward to help curate an amazing day on the theme of the ‘generation gap’ that will set a new standard in Brighton for vital conversations.”