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Buenos Aires, Argentina
April 8th, 2011

About this event

Continuing an on-going celebration of Argentina`s Bicentennial, that started in 2011 and will be stretching until 1916, TEDxBuenosAires 2011 is reinstating "The revolution of ideas".
Weeding into the Global Village concept a number of foreign and Argentine speakers living abroad, and both doing remarkable things, will be visiting us and inspiring future generations, together with an diverse palette of local scientists, social leaders, scholars, musicians, and world renowned sports people.
The event will take place in one of the most prestigious venues with a capacity for 1300 attendees, and thousands more will be able to follow the conference live from our webpage: www.tedxbuenosaires.org , or from one of the giant screens that will be set in Plaza San Martín and Villa 31.
We are also planning on launching a new concept: TEDxBuenosAires spreader .

Confirmed Speakers

  • Rosario Andrarde de Quispe
    Social Leader form the province of Jujuy .Works with indegenous people.
  • Marcelo Arce
    The music man
  • Sergio Aschero
    Music researcher , invented a combination between music ,colors and numbers.
  • Mario Benedetti
    Argentine engineer , and head research in CONICET and cientist in the European Center o Nuclear Investigation where he participated in the development of “ The God Machine”.
  • Luis Castelli
    Lawyer , specialized in environmental law , he works initiatives to protect our national heritage
  • Victor Chan
    Founder of the Dalai Lama Center for peace and education in Canada
  • Pablo Garcia Reinoso
  • Juan Gonzalez Valero
    Member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development
  • Jorge Gronda
    Gynecologist that will be talkin about his feminine side
  • Manuel Lima
    Member of the Royal Society of Arts
  • Maria Ines Mato
    Cold water swimmer .
  • Jorge Melguizo
    Running for mayor of the city of Medellin , in Colombia . Member of the green party .
  • Agustin Pichot
    Former captain of the argentine national rugby team .
  • Fernando Pitossi
    Biochemist , specialized in molecular biology .
  • Lisa Solminaro
    leads the Football Foundation for Development (Fu.De.), dedicated to promoting community development, social networking and youth leadership using football as an educational tool.
  • Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasci
    Lead a one dollar a day project in Guatemala
  • Ernesto Van Peborgh
    Founded on "The Journey of Odysseus" interdisciplinary team researching social networks and their role in cultural change towards sustainable development . Together with his team published the book "Sustainability 2.0 " and in 2010 the book "Odyssey 2.0 - social media brands. "

Venue and Details

La Rural
Juncal 4431
Buenos Aires, C1425BAA

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Juan Martin Lutteral
Buenos Aires, Argentina

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