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July 13, 2011
9:30am - 7:45pm (UTC -5hrs)
Des Moines, IA
United States

This event is a webcast showing of TEDGlobal 2011. We welcome anyone in Des Moines to stop by and enjoy the amazing talks, performances, and demonstrations taking place in Edinburgh, Scotland at TEDGlobal 2011. We will be webcasting this event from the downtown Des Moines Public Library, in Meeting Room One. Snacks and refreshments will be available for purchase outside of the event space from Natural Thirst Smoothie and Refreshment kiosk. WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011 9:30 – 11:15 Session 1: Future Billions Niall Ferguson /// Historian Yasheng Huang /// Political economist Tim Harford /// Undercover economist Robin Ince /// Comedian Josette Sheeran /// Anti-hunger leader 1:15 – 3:00 Session 2: Emerging Order Matt Ridley /// Rational optimist Svante Paabo /// Geneticist Mark Pagel /// Evolutionary biologist Elizabeth Murchison /// Cancer researcher Cynthia Kenyon /// Biochemist, geneticist Joe Castillo /// Sand artist Karol Boudreaux /// Poverty economist 3:45 – 5:30 Session 3: The Dark Side Misha Glenny /// Underworld investigator Mikko Hypponen /// Cybersecurity expert Eddi Reader /// Singer/songwriter Ben Goldacre /// Debunker Pamela Meyer /// Lie detector Karen Tse /// Anti-torture activist 6:00 – 7:45 Session 4: Bodies Daniel Wolpert /// Movement expert Sheril Kirshenbaum /// Biologist and writer Péter Fankhauser /// Roboticist Marco Tempest /// Techno-illusionist Jae Rhim Lee /// Artist Alice Russell /// Singer

Des Moines Public Library Downtown
1000 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA, 50309
United States
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Des Moines, IA, United States