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Theme: Renewable Reality

Neko Harbor, Antarctica
March 6th, 2012

About this event

A truly global TEDxAntarcticPeninsula will take place in the last remaining wilderness on earth - Antarctica. This TEDx event captures a moment with expedition members of the 2041 International Antarctic Expedition (IAE). Expedition team members will gain firsthand knowledge of the continent’s fragile ecosystem, experience its unique wildlife and observe the magnificent landscape of Antarctica.

80 global leaders from 23 countries will take part in TEDxAntarcticPeninsula. The purpose is to engage, inspire, and share ideas to address the most pressing challenges of the world. The theme is Renewable Reality and will be completely powered by the sun proving if it can be done in Antarctica it can be done anywhere.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Anna Poole
  • Michiel Roodenburg
    Co-Founder of Cycle for Water; Talk: From the Arctic to the Antarctic on Bamboo Bicycles
  • Joost Notenboom
    Co-Founder of Cycle for Water; Talk: From the Arctic to the Antarctic on Bamboo Bicycles
  • Susan R. Eaton
    Geologist, geophysicist, science journalist and extreme snorkeler; Talk: One Hundred Years of Geoscience in Antarctica
  • Scott Herrington
    Educator; Talk: Acton Antarctica - A call to educators around the world
  • Robert Swan, OBE
    Polar explorer and environmental leader.
  • Cameron Kerr
    1st Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Talk: A Renewed Lease on Life
  • Solan Jensen
    Antarctic Kayak Guide; Banjo performance: Vital Mental Medicine
  • Paras Loomba
    Clean Technology Expert; Talk: Sustainable Energy Model Lightning Up Lives
  • Ellen Ratner
    Bureau Chief of Talk Radio News Service; Talk: 1880's to the 21st Century, what we can all do to help the earth and ourselves.
  • Mohamed Shinaz Saeed
    Maldives Environmentalist ; Talk: Maldives in a Better World
  • Christian van Maaren

Venue and Details

Paradise Harbour, located near Neko Harbor
Neko Harbor,

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Organizer 186734

Darren McGann
Saint Paul, MN, United States

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Paras Loomba
Renewable energy engineer
Kyle O'Donoghue
Benjamin Khalili
On-site coordinator
John Luck

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