I am the City 2.0 Dream Me. Build Me. Make Me Real. TEDxYekaterinoslavskyBoulevard arranges “Cities of the Future” international conference in Dnepropetrovsk on September 20, 2013. TEDxCity2.0 showcases the around the world. On September 20, 2013, TEDCity2.0 will commence at the TimesCenter in New York City from 9am-5pm EST. Co-curated and co-hosted by Chris Anderson, John Cary, and Courtney Martin, the event will surface stories of urban ingenuity and interdependence from across the globe, and feature an unexpected mix of over 20 speakers, including several 2012 City2.0 Award winners. Attendees of the Dnepropetrovsk conference will watch presentations also seen from Amsterdam, London, Berlin, Tokyo, Madrid, Mexico, Toronto and other megapolises. TED and TEDx conferences have become the perfect place for sharing innovations and ideas. . TEDxYekaterinoslavskyBoulevard is independently organized TED event in Dnepropetrovsk. (See “About TED” and “About TEDx”) The conference program contains presentations by local experts and live broadcast from New York City. TEDCity2.0 Program (NYC, TimesCentre) Session 1 Redefining Citizen: 9 - 10:30am ET Hosted by Chris Anderson • Poverty professor Ananya Roy, exploring the ingenuity of the world's most vulnerable • Peace strategist Mohamed Ali tackles terrorism with entrepreneurial verve • Entrepreneur Eric Liu is reinventing citizenship for the 21st century • Harassment avenger Emily May is reclaiming public safety for women and for all • Mayor Kasim Reed, who's shaping the future of one of America's most diverse cities • Pedestrian freestylers Shem Rajoon, Luciano Acuna Jr., and Masi James of Bklyn Beast push the limits of urban movement Session 2 Reinventing Urban Experience: 11 - 12pm ET Hosted by Courtney Martin • Walkability advocate Jeff Speck, who fights against suburban sprawl and bad urban policy • Aural artist Jason Sweeney, reinventing the urban experience through a crowd-sourced public art project • Civic technologist Catherine Bracy is scaling "Code for America" internationally • Radical professor Dennis Dalton, an Ivy Leaguer with a thing for street philosophers • Urban bard Felice Belle is a poetic voice of and on the city Session 3 Reimagining the City: 1:30 - 3pm ET Hosted by John Cary • Visionary architect Chris Downey, who lost his sight and gained new ways of seeing the world • Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan is putting pedestrians at the forefront of transportation policy in New York City • Robin Nagle, an anthropologist in residence at the NYC dept of sanitation, talks trash • Street performers John Pita and Avi Snow of City of the Sun are flamenco/blues/indie rockers • Place maker Toni Griffin, an urban planner working to make cities more just • Housing advocate Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing & Urban Development • Sustainability guru Lance Hosey, who's on a mission to make green design beautiful Session 4 Redrawing Geographies: 3:30 - 5pm ET Hosted by Chris Anderson • Transportation evangelist Enrique Peñalosa turned Bogota into an international model for pedestrian life • Photographer Iwan Baan captures life in informal communities, including the world's most notorious vertical slum • Impact designer Alan Ricks believes the global south has something to teach the global north about beauty • Burkina Faso architect Diébédo Francis Kéré creates elegance using local crafts and materials • Writer Joshunda Sanders, who's remapping the mental urban landscape with memoir
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Viacheslav RudnytskyiCoach & training leader
Sergey MedvedevBackstage design, decorations, gifts, teasers, ambient brand activity
Danil YasinskiyMarketing & brand communication leader
Viktoriya Bud'koFinancial controller leader
Viktoriya Raheli KabardinaPromotion manager and volunteer leader
Vladimir TerehovIdentity designer
Andrey MudrievskiyInterpreting, attendees discussions moderation
Hanna LelivEnglish translator, Ukrainian Language Coordinator at TED Open Translation Project
Maria KizilovaMarketing communication