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Theme: The Future Beckons

Coventury, United Kingdom
November 6th, 2009

About this event

The TEDIndia 2009 event will bring together fascinating thinkers and doers from around the world, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes.

This unique and exciting opportunity to watch the TEDIndia ideas conference will be hosted on Friday 6th November.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Jib Ellison
    Jib assists senior leadership in creating new, innovative, wealth-creating strategies. Through an unprecedented angle of attack, he helps clients create visions that have the power to transform markets. He helps CEOs understand sustainability as a business proposition, align behind a plan, and commit to the actions necessary to capture business value. He brings a select network of content experts and organizations to deliver the best solutions to his clients. Recent clients include: Wal-Mart, Kleiner Perkins, Environmental Defense, Conservation International, Vodafone, McKesson, Gap Inc., The Home Depot, Nokia, YMCA, and Barclays Global Investors. A class V river guide, he has lead whitewater expeditions on five continents. His work includes designing and overseeing organization-wide transformation processes for Fortune 50 companies, building high performance leadership teams, improving cross-functional teamwork, strengthening corporate culture to deliver results, and one-on-one coaching for CEOs.
  • Charles Anderson
    Since 1983, Charles Anderson has lived and worked in the Maldives, a group of more than 1,000 coral islands that is the world's lowest-lying country. Marine life here is rich and fascinating, and Anderson has been instrumental in identifying it and promoting its preservation. This year, the Maldives became the first nation to ban shark fishing, after recognizing that the decline in live sharks was impacting the lucrative tourist trade. (See Profile on TED.com)
  • Abhay Deol
    Abhay Deol is an Indian actor originally from Chandigarh, Punjab. He is an Indian film actor and producer. A member of Hindi Film Industry's Deol film dynasty, Deol has appeared in such films as Dev.D and Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!.
  • Horst Rechelbacher
    Since selling Aveda in 1997, Horst Rechelbacher has been working on an entirely organic, food-based personal care brand -- Intelligent Nutrients.
  • Anupam Mishra
    To promote smart water management, Anupam Mishra works to preserve rural India’s traditional rainwater harvesting techniques.
  • Shekhar Kapur
    Shekhar Kapur is a visionary filmmaker and storyteller who works at the intersection of art, myth and activism.
  • Ryan Lobo
    As a photographer and filmmaker, Ryan Lobo uses his exquisite lens to capture humanity and nature at their most open and vulnerable moments.
  • Ananda Shankar Jayant
    With precision and sparkling grace, Ananda Shankar Jayant performs and teaches the classical dance styles of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi.
  • Sidi Goma
    Sidi Goma, a troupe of black Sufis from Gujarat, perform joyous devotional music and dance.

Venue and Details

University of Warwick,
United Kingdom

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

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