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Mark Pollock was the first blind person to race to the South Pole. Now he's exploring the intersection where humans and technology collide on a new expedition to cure paralysis in our lifetime.
Explorer, collaboration catalyst
Asphalt Orchestra storms the stage. Hanna Rosin: For every two men who get a college degree, three women will do the same. TEDWomen co-producer Pat Mitchell talks to entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner. Halla Tomasdottir talks about bringing feminine values into finance. Carto...
Posted December 7, 2010
At TED University Session 1, we learned about modernist cooking ... saw a flower unfold in sped-up time ... met a woman who grows her own clothes ... and heard one of the most exquisite musical instruments ever made. A few highlights from this session: Cellist Joshua Roman, a TED Fellow, played his (borrowed) Stradivarius. Nathan ...
Posted March 1, 2011
About this event: (All times are approximates) Session One: Fearless 9:45-9:55: Opening Prayer (Dante), John Mullins- Welcome, Opening/introduce Craig (House Lights up full/After John: House lights down) TEDX Intro video/What is TEDx (Zimmer- intro Video) 9:55-10:15: Speaker 1: Spencer Turbitt 10:15-10:35: Speaker 2: Marianne Lefever 10:35-10:40: What are TED-E...
Event details: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada · May 2, 2019
A powerhouse of scientific leadership in Africa, Christian Happi sequences and studies the genomes of infectious diseases like Ebola, HIV and coronavirus.
Molecular biologist, genomist
Ric Elias is the CEO and cofounder of Red Ventures, a portfolio of fast-growing digital businesses.
Tom Schuler has spent three decades advancing sustainable innovation across global industries.
Alex Steffen, author and futurist, speaking at TED University during TEDGlobal 2011, July 11, 2011. Photo: James Duncan Davidson / TED Csaba Manyai, host of TEDxDanubia: To kick off TED University, Csaba Manyai introduces us to the Urania Scientific Theatre, a Budapest society devoted to sharing ideas from science and knowledge … starting...
Posted July 11, 2011
Women the world over are no longer accepting the status quo. They're showing up and pushing boundaries. Whatever their focus and talent -- business, technology, art, science, politics -- pioneers and their allies are joining forces in an explosion of discovery and ingenuity to drive real, meaningful change. At TEDWomen 2018 -- three days ...
Posted November 29, 2018
Click above to watch the session-opening animation It's time for TEDGlobal2012! We've gathered in beautiful Edinburgh for what we are quite sure will be a thought-provoking, mind-expanding conference. The overall theme of the event this year? Radical openness. As TEDGlobal2012 co-curator and TED's European director Bruno Giussani reminded u...
Posted June 26, 2012
About this event: Please join us for a great afternoon of TEDTalks, and connections with fellow fans of TED! Hosted by Southern New Hampshire University in the Walker Auditorium, this event will feature two sessions from this year's TEDWomen 2017 event in New Orleans, shown in their entirety. These sessions will not be available for viewing to the public online...
Event details: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States · November 3, 2017
This session is for those with a pioneering spirit: where two roads diverge in the woods … these visionaries decided to fly instead. As we fire up the engines of TED2014, our 30th-anniversary conference, expect the kind of forward-thinking ideas that turn one small step for a man into a giant leap for mankind. Watch the opening video. The spe...
Posted March 17, 2014
Ian Firth designs bridges all around the world; some are very long and cross over wide rivers or sea channels, and some are really short and in the middle of towns and cities, but "all of them are unique and special in their own way."
Engineer, bridge designer
Pushing his body through epic cold-water swims, Lewis Gordon Pugh wants to draw attention to our global climate. He's just back from swimming in a meltwater lake on the slopes of Mount Everest.
About this event: This day long event will showcase a range of impressive speakers and their work from domains ranging from fiction & non-fiction writing, television and print journalism, performing arts, feature and documentary film making, photography and blogging. The speakers will highlight how through their work, they have communicated the conflicts a...
Event details: Srinagar, India · September 5, 2012
About this event: We are exploring ideas that will hopefully IGNITE passion, understanding, and reflection. This full-day VIRTUAL event will feature live speakers, performers, audience engagement activities, and of course "Ideas Worth Sharing." SESSION 1 9-10:30am Presenters • Hank VanPutten When it comes to racism, are you a non or an anti? • Jay Miller ...
Event details: Leesburg, Florida, United States · March 5, 2021
Apply now to join the TED2012 Fellows class, and attend TED2012: Full Spectrum in Long Beach. Artists, scientists, inventors, change-makers ... Learn more about the amazing TED Fellows program >> UPDATE: Application deadline is Monday, August 1, 2011, 11:59pm US/Eastern.
Posted July 25, 2011
About this event: The conference aims at initiating profound discussion within the groups of participating speakers and audience. The conference shall extend opportunity to the students to display and showcase their ideas to a wider spectrum of an audience. The event shall inspire inquisitive minds and promote ideas that often lie dormant in them
Event details: Al Warqa 1, Dubayy, United Arab Emirates · October 9, 2019
About this event: TEDxBrookings brings the community together for ideas worth sharing. The great minds from within the community and from places far beyond the community will share the origins of ideas, discoveries and social change. Join us for a time of sharing, community-building and big ideas right in Brookings, SD. 1:00 p.m. - TEDxBrookings Begins 1:1...
Event details: Brookings, South Dakota, United States · October 1, 2015
About this event: This event has been held in Tianjin Expermential High School with 3 session ----Our Country,Our Creative,and Our Life at Apr 22th, 2011. Session 1: 1.Show the speech of Martin Jacques ：Understanding the rise of China 2.Compared the diffierence of education bewteen China and other countries,tell the disadvantages in China...
Event details: Tianjin, China · April 21, 2011
Jessi Arrington, speaking at TEDYou during TEDActive 2012, February 28, 2012. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED TEDActive 2012 begins the first day of TED sessions with vibrant and explosive TEDYou talks. Jason Silva says it well: "Gravity and antimatter shaped the early universe, but the future will be building toward an infinitely powerful mind....
Posted February 28, 2012
About this event: We are holding an informal “drop-in and watch party” at ThinkSpace in Redmond, with facilities for up to 50 attendees. During our conversation breaks, we will have a chance to network but we will also have short sessions led by local women. If you are interested in attending, please send email to kegill at gmail and indicate which day/time...
Event details: Redmond, United States · December 8, 2010
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Event details: Brno, Czech Republic · October 7, 2010
About this event: The 5th Annual TEDxLehighRiver presents eight dynamic speakers. Visit Innovation Alley from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., followed by TEDxLehighRiver at 1 p.m. Join us at the reception following the program to meet the speakers and discuss "ideas worth spreading."
Event details: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States · October 21, 2017
About this event: "When we called it the flower, it became the flower."
Event details: Seoul, Seoul Teugbyeolsi, South Korea · September 24, 2011
Session number 1 of TEDYouth just wrapped, and here is a recap of all 13 speakers. There's still time to tune in for session 2, starting at 4pm EST! Head to the free livestream to watch >> Rick Smolan, photographer and data evangelist Rick Smolan's larger-than-life photographs capture deeper meaning in everyday moments. (Watch his TED...
Posted November 17, 2012
“The Next Chapter” is already fascinating -- full of great characters, plot twists and, hopefully, it's all leading toward a happy ending. Today, we kicked off TED2014 -- our 30th-anniversary conference -- which will chew on this theme, offering intriguing ideas on where we are going next. So what happened in day one? Below, some highlights. ...
Posted March 17, 2014
TED looks a little different this year, but much has also stayed the same. The TED2020 mainstage program kicked off Thursday night with a session of talks, performances and visual delights from brilliant, creative individuals who shared ideas that could change the world -- and stories of people who already have. But instead of convening in Vanco...
Posted May 21, 2020
Jane Fonda has had four extraordinary careers (so far): Oscar-winning actor, author, fitness guru and impassioned activist.