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Theme: The Rediscovery of Wonder

Phoenix, AZ, United States
March 2nd, 2011

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About this event

The event was held in a stone and wood building circa 1900, the original worship space of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, the congregation warmly welcomed us for the 11 hours we were there. Well over half the 97 people stayed for the entire event, refreshed by coffee and muffins from nearby GIANT Coffee.

Many of us reported to each other that the event changed our lives - for most of us this was the first time we encountered a full day of the TED conference experience.

We were joined by future TEDx organizers in Monterey, Mexico who came to see what TED was all about - they asked to come help with out next TEDx!

This was a live simulcast of TED 2011 conference talks given on March 2, from 9:30am-7:45pm Arizona time.

TEDxLive is an extension of the TEDx program, launched by TED in 2010. TEDxLive events are TEDx events built around the live webcast of TED Conferences. TEDxLive events enable TED enthusiasts all over the world to experience live sessions of the TED Conf

Confirmed Speakers

  • Deb Roy
    Cognitive Scientist, MIT Media Lab
  • Maya Beiser
    Founding Cellist, Bang on a Can All Stars
  • Felisa Wolfe-Simon
    Geobiochemist, NASA Astrobiology Research Fellow, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Indra Nooyi
    Cairperson & CEO, Pepsico
  • Morgan Spurlock
    Filmmaker, including "Supersize Me"
  • Beatrice Coron
    Papercutter Artist
  • Julie Taymor
    Director, Designer. Credits include "The Tempest" starring Helen Mirren, "The Magic Flute" Metropolitan Opera House, "The Lion King" Broadway
  • Bill Gates
    Co-Founder, Microsoft, Co-Founder, Gates Foundation
  • David Christian
    Professor of History, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Amina Az-Zubair
    National Coordinator of Education for All, Ministry of Education, Nigeria
  • Bruce Aylward
    Epidemiologist, Director of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative at the World Health Organization
  • Salman Khan
    Educator, you tube math tutorialist, former hedge fund trader
  • Edith Widder
    Deep Sea Explorer
  • J R
    Street Artist, 2011 TED Prize Winner
  • The Surprise
    Surprise Guests
  • Antony
    Musician, Visual Artist
  • Antonio Damasio
    Neuroscientist, Co-Founder The Brain and Creativity Institute , USC

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Venue and Details

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
100 West Roosevelt Street
Phoenix, AZ, 85003
United States

Event Type (what is this?) TED2011 Simulcast (TEDxLive)

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Robert Diehl
Phoenix, AZ, United States

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