x = independently organized TED event

Theme: The Big Picture

This event occurred on
April 8, 2012
12:00am - 12:00am EEST
(UTC +3hrs)

TEDxChange 2012 is a TEDx event co-organized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and TED. Convened by Melinda French Gates and hosted by Chris Anderson, TEDxChange will focus on issues surrounding global health and development. TEDxChange type events are TEDx events hosted around the live webcast of TEDxChange, and also feature local speakers. Our event is called TEDx(EventName)(Change), and is one of many TEDx events happening around the globe on April 5th that will expand on the ideas brought up at TEDxChange 2010.

8th Circle
Event type:
TEDxChange Simulcast (What is this?)
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Speakers may not be confirmed. Check event website for more information.

Jeff Chapin

Jeff Chapin is a mechanical engineer and product designer for IDEO, specializing in designing sanitation solutions for the developing world. Expect an amazing talk on impact through design.

Sven Giegold

Sven Giegold, member of European Parliament and founding member of Attac Deutschland, will focus on the power of collective action: How can the actions of individuals, communities, and progressive business lead to sweeping national and international change?


German graffiti artist Alias, whose thought-provoking work is visible in Berlin and around the world, will speak publicly for the first time about his art, and will address the power of public art and its ability to transcend boundaries.

Organizing team


Amman, Jordan
  • Sara Dudin
    Program Coordinator
  • Muna Awad
    Program Coordinator
  • Omar Abdelhaq
    Website Developer