x = independently organized TED event

Theme: United World TEDx

San Jose, Costa Rica
January 30th, 2014

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About this event

TEDxUWCCR was an independently organized TED event held at Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, San Pedro. As a "United World TEDx," speakers from over 15 countries were present including MIT professor and quantum physicist Seth Lloyd, CNN Reporter Sebastian Castro and the Director of the UPEACE Centre for Executive Education, Mohit Mukherjee.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Seth Lloyd
    American MIT Professor and Quantum Physicist
  • Sebastian Castro
    Costa Rican CNN Reporter
  • Weiru Ye
    Chinese student passionate about folk art
  • Claudia Ricca
    Argentinian human rights expert
  • Carlos Chiroy
    Guatemalan concerned with human trafficking
  • Vilde Myrvang
    Norwegian Environmental Activist
  • Bertil Ipsen
    Dane concerned about sharing
  • Samuel Gagnon-Smith
    Canadian concerned about sharing
  • Becca Cleveland
    American student researching about fungi's oil-cleaning properties
  • Mohit Mukherjee
    Indian Social Entrepreneur Educator
  • Avthar Sewrathan
    South African health nut
  • Khaled Khalili
    Palestinian movie director
  • René Sandoval
    Costa Rican psychologist and adoption advocate
  • Bernardo Rodas
    Costa Rican worried about illiteracy
  • Brian Wright
    American University Counselor
  • Tumisang Ramarea
    Botswanan student looking for change
  • Benjamin Music
    Austrian youngster asking for freedom, guidance and support.

Venue and Details

Universidad Latina
San Pedro
San Jose,
Costa Rica
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Organizer 206527

Mohamad Chamas
Beirut, Lebanon

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Organizer 176236

Ana Maria Alvarez
San Jose, Santa Ana, Costa Rica

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Logistics Committee leader
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Financial Committee leader
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Creative Director
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