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Theme: A Sense of Place

This event occurred on
October 29, 2011
8:00am - 7:00pm EDT
(UTC -4hrs)
Washington, DC
United States

TEDxMidAtlantic 2011 will celebrate some of the brightest and most compelling visionaries working and performing in the region. Explorers, technologists, scientists, artists, and poets will all be contributing their voices to help our audience of nearly 800 think about the interconnectedness of knowledge and how we understand knowledge in multiple contexts.

Sidney Harman Theater
610 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC
United States
Event type:
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Avi Rubin

Security Researcher, Johns Hopkins University

Stowe Boyd

Sociologist, Researcher - Cities as Platforms

Jean Case

Philanthropist, Case Foundation

José Andrés

James Beard Award Winning Chef, Quality Food Advocate, Think Food Group

Chris Steer

Performer will be demonstrating the Harpejji

Vint Cerf

Father of the Internet

Reggie Watts

Comedian and musician

Jane Rigby

NASA Astrophysicist

Arun Majumdar

Director of ARPA-E

Luis von Ahn

Translating the Web

Ping Chong

Award-winning theater director

Paula Apsell

Executive producer at PBS NOVA

Bob Corrigan

Product Manager at Encyclopedia of Life

Stowe Boyd

Author, expert on social tools and the digital world

Rebecca Renard

Library education innovator

Duncan Watts

Yahoo researcher

Dante Chinni

Author, Patchwork Nation

Eldar Shafir

Behavioral Economist, Princeton

Jay Parkinson

Reinventing healthcare

Danielle Brian

Executive Director, POGO

Jon Maurer

Keyboard virtuoso, inventor of the Harpejji

Erica Frenkel

Reinventing the anesthesia machine

Phil Salesses

Technologist, MIT Media Lab

Jon Lowenstein

TED Fellow, Photographer

Sonja Sohn

Actor from The Wire and founder of ReWired for Change

Michael K Williams

Actor from The Wire and Boardwalk Empire

Organizing team


Baltimore, MD, United States


New York, NY, United States
  • Jennifer Troy
  • James Pan
    Graphic and Production Design
  • Katherine LePage
    Graphic Design
  • Laryssa Kundanmal
  • Matt Koll
  • Jennifer Lu
  • Sam Posten
    Social Media
  • Chris Suspect