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Theme: The Future of Des Moines

Des Moines, IA, United States
June 26th, 2011

About this event

TEDxDesMoines brings together a diverse group of thought leaders to provide insight and ideas worth spreading in our community. Our event features an engaging format of local speakers intermixed with TED talks from previous TED conferences and engaging intermissions to allow thoughts and ideas to flow freely. The night ends with a dinner reception on the roof of the State of Iowa Historical Building.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Rekha Basu
    Rekha Basu is an opinion columnist for The Des Moines Register.
  • Angela Maiers
    Angela Maiers consults with schools, organizations, and individuals seeking to use technology and social media to leverage human capital and production goals.
  • Jennie Smith
    Jennie Smith is owner and farmer at Butcher Crick Farms, specializing in heirloom and culinary specific vegetables including tomatoes, cucumbers, and carrots.
  • Pramod Mahajan
    Pramod Mahajan is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Drake University.
  • Paul Rottenberg
    Paul Rottenberg is President of Orchestrate Hospitality.
  • Matt McIver
    Matt McIver is the Artistic Director at the Des Moines Social Club.
  • Bian LI
    Bian Li is the Director of Planning for The World Food Prize Foundation.

Venue and Details

State of Iowa Historical Building
600 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA, 50319
United States

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Alexander Grgurich
Des Moines, IA, United States

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