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Theme: The Big Picture

Amman, Jordan
April 8th, 2012

About this event

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.

Confirmed Speakers

  • 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?
  • Alias
    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.

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Venue and Details

8th Circle

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

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Organizer 111371

Zeid Abdul-Hadi
Amman, Jordan

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