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About this event: This year the event is all about young people- young people who need to be inspired and young people who inspire. We have a great mix of speakers ranging from a social entrepreneur, a HIV peer counselor, a volunteer teacher for remote areas and an architect with a passion for urban spaces.
Event details: Makassar, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia · June 21, 2011
Kathy Nicholson Hull founded the first freestanding pediatric palliative care center in the US.
About this event: It was a viewing party for architects, urban planners, city officials, built environment professors and students. We live streamed the afternoon sessions from TEDCity2.0 as inspiration to our group of invited guests. We had the Major of Kingston Angela Brown-Burke open the viewing party, and architect Julie Jones acted as our host, explaining to...
Event details: Kingston, Jamaica · September 20, 2013
About this event: 4 speakers will talk about "being bold" in life: . A student from South Eastern Turkey who has adopted a "strong woman model" for herself and will explain what she had to go through to arrive where she is now. . A Turkish base jumper who will talk how he deals with his fears and now is planning to travel the world to find the best places for bas...
Event details: Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey · June 4, 2016
Aziza Chaouni focuses on projects that integrate architecture and landscape, and that ultimately give back to their communities. For years, she has worked to revive the Fez River, which runs through her hometown of Fez, Morocco.
Architect + ecotourism specialist
Using art and technology, Alexander Tsiaras visualizes the unseen human body.
Medical image maker
Lucy McRae (watch her TED Talk) is a "body architect" – an artist who straddles the worlds of fashion, technology and the body. Trained as a classical ballerina and architect, her work invents and builds structures on the skin that reshape the human silhouette, creating provocative and often grotesquely beautiful imagery. Tell us about your h...
Posted April 13, 2012
About this event: The talks and stories told at the first-ever TEDxPrishtina will revolve around the upbeat promise of the architect in us. Some of us design buildings, others design websites. Some design fashion, other design social movements. Some design landscapes, others design their way out of an unfavorable situation. It all starts with an idea. There...
Event details: Prishtina, Kosovo, Albania · February 16, 2011
About this event: Why are animals not actually cute? How can comedy make sense of the world? How does an architect raise a sinking city? TEDxJISWomen presents TEDWomen 2018, where speakers from all over the world will address these topics and more. TEDWomen celebrates how dynamic and diverse people are showing up to face challenges head on, empower each other, an...
Event details: Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia · December 8, 2018
About this event: This event will be a simulcast of the TED Conference - The Next Chapter on Tuesday, March 18th. http://conferences.ted.com/TED2014/program/guide.php Session 2: Retrospect 11:30 am - 1:15 pm Bran Ferren - Technology Designer Marc Kushner - Architect Raspyni Brothers - Jugglers Yoruba Richen - Documentary filmmaker Mark Ronson - Music Pro...
Event details: Eldersburg, Maryland, United States · March 18, 2014
Thomas Heatherwick is the founder of Heatherwick Studio, an architecture and design firm that, among other projects, designed the astonishing "Seed Cathedral" for the UK Pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010.
Sherry Turkle studies how technology is shaping our modern relationships: with others, with ourselves, with it.
Sergei Lupashin imagines new uses for flying robots. He's a 2014 TED Fellow.
Aerial robotics researcher
Today, TED is thrilled to announce the 25 new members of 2012's TED Fellows class and 12 new Senior Fellows. A Lebanese open-source hardware inventor, a French computational architect and the founder of Skillshare.com are among 25 members of 2012's class of new TED Fellows. Twelve new Senior Fellows from seven countries, selected for two mor...
Posted October 25, 2011
About this event: Reflect on a place that lives large in your memory. It might be a grandparent's home, a wooded trail or your first grade classroom. How does the place we inhabit affect us, and how do we affect it? How is our sense of place changing in an increasingly connected world? How does our perspective of the world change as our place changes, geograph...
Event details: Santa Rosa, California, United States · June 16, 2012
About this event: Our November theme is If You Build It, They Will Come. If you like criticism, don't become a writer — become an architect. Books influence a lot of people a little, buildings affect a few people a lot. And invariably, they will love and hate new buildings with a passion. How do architects cope with that? In the November videos we take a close...
Event details: The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands · November 12, 2010
We're thrilled to announce the 19 members of 2011's TED Fellows class. Founded in January 2009, the TED Fellows program handpicks world-changing innovators from around the globe, and brings them to the TED stage – literally and figuratively – to raise international awareness of their remarkable work. TED also announces today its 2011 Senior ...
Posted December 15, 2010
Amy Edmondson, the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, studies people and teams seeking to make a positive difference through the work they do.
Caleb Harper leads a group of engineers, architects, urban planners, economists and plant scientists in the exploration and development of high performance urban agricultural systems.
Principal Investigator and Director of the Open Agriculture Initiative
Yvonne van Amerongen is an occupational therapist and a social worker.
Watch Theo Jemison’s video of artist Kiel Johnson’s installation “Everyone’s an Architect” at TEDActive 2012. See how the project grows throughout the week, with dozens of collaborators stopping by or spending long hours to help build Johnson’s charming cardboard city -- lit up with LEDs powered by human foot traffic and a hand-cranked gener...
Posted March 16, 2012
Kibwe Tavares combines his training as an architect with his love of storytelling and animation to create futuristic 3D animated/live action films with social and political depth, creating incredibly detailed, vivid, and kinetic visual environments to entice audiences. His short film, Robots of Brixton, distributed on the internet, won a speci...
Posted February 28, 2013
Marwa Al-Sabouni suggests that architecture played a crucial role in the slow unraveling of Syrian cities' social fabric, preparing the way for once-friendly groups to become enemies instead of neighbors.
About this event: The purpose of the TEDxSpintexWomen is to help promote and achieve the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG); promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women in Ghana. Its singular aim is to educate, inspire and empower women to be architects of change by bringing together entrepreneurs, corporate executives, top experts, innovators, te...
Event details: accra, Ghana · December 7, 2013
Artist Kiel Johnson, who led the amazing workshop “Everyone’s An Architect” last year at TEDActive, was featured today on both the Huffington Post and Sinbadesign for his intricate cardboard city creations, which TEDActive attendees helped build in Palm Springs last spring. Since then, Kiel’s been involved in a couple of TEDx events aroun...
Posted August 6, 2012
About this event: We always face the uncertainty in work, life, and even the whole environment. The right attitude and creative thoughts is always the key when you face critical moment. TEDxCCU invited 8 speakers to share their stories. They are all about breaking through the difficulty, being brave to go for challenge, and imagining the future with practical...
Event details: Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan · May 11, 2012
Around the world, cities are growing at an exceptionally fast clip. As the oft-quoted statistic goes, by 2030, 6 out of every 10 people on the planet will live in a city. So how do we make sure our urban areas are filled with beauty, complexity and possibility rather than simply with overcrowding? TED is pleased to announce TEDCity2.0, a one-...
Posted August 8, 2013
With TEDSummit 2019 just two months away, it's time to unveil the first group of speakers that will take to the stage in Edinburgh, Scotland, from July 21-25. Three years ago, more than 1,000 members of the TED global community convened in Banff, Canada, for the first-ever TEDSummit. We talked about the fracturing state of the world, the ...
Posted May 21, 2019