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Theme: Think Again

This event occurred on
June 12, 2013
12:00am - 12:00am EST
(UTC -5hrs)

Prepárate para un día lleno de inspiración. El próximo 12 de Junio transmitiremos el segundo día de charlas de TED Global en Edinburg, Escocia.

Teatro Amador
Avenida Central
Calle B
Event type:
TEDGlobal2013 Simulcast (What is this?)
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George Papandreou

Former Prime Minister of GreeceGeorge Papandreou draws on lessons learned from the Greek debt crisis as he helps guide the EU through difficult waters

Annette Heuser

Rating agency reformerAnnette Heuser proposes critical reforms to loosen the iron grip of rating agencies on national credit scores.

Toby Eccles

Social investment visionaryToby Eccles has created a radical financial instrument that helps private investors contribute to solving thorny public problems.

Didier Sornette

Risk economistDidier Sornette studies whether it is possible to anticipate big changes or predict crises in complex systems

Apollo Robbins

Gentleman thiefApollo Robbins will take the watch off your wrist and the phone from your pocket, then hand them back to you and (maybe) show you how he did it.

Mariana Mazzucato

Which actor in the economy is most responsible for making radical innovation happen? Mariana Mazzucato comes up with a surprising answer: the State.

Bernie Krause

Bernie Krause records the sounds of endangered biospheres. His soundscapes uncover nature’s rich sonic tapestry – along with some unexpected results.

Marla Spivak

Marla Spivak researches bees’ behavior and biology in an effort to preserve this threatened, but ecologically essential, insect.

Sonia Shah

Science historian Sonia Shah explores the surprisingly fascinating story behind an ancient scourge: malaria.

Greg Gage

Greg Gage helps kids investigate the neuroscience in their own backyards.

Yaron Herman

Reflective and precise, Yaron Herman plays piano jazz.

Holly Morris

Holly Morris tells the stories of women around the world through documentary, television, print and the web.

Carin Bondar

Carin Bondar is an expert on the sexual life of animals — and loves to tell their wild sex stories.

Nassim Assefi

Physician-novelist and activist writer Nassim Assefi confronts health and human rights challenges around the globe.

Gabriella Gomez-Mont

TED Senior Fellow Gabriella Gomez-Mont directs “Laboratorio para la Ciudad”, Mexico City´s new creative think tank and experimental space.

Trita Parsi

Trita Parsi delves into Middle Eastern history and politics, uncovering fresh perspectives on Iranian, Israeli, and U.S. relations — and discovers potential solutions to brewing conflicts.

Tania Bruguera

With provocative actions that erase the lines between performance and politics, Tania Bruguera transforms passive audiences into engaged citizens.

Dina El Wedidi

Singled out for the originality of her voice and style, Egyptian singer Dina El Wedidi has made her mark on her country’s music scene in just a few years.

Lesley Hazleton

Writer Lesley Hazleton is the author of ‘The First Muslim,’ a new look at the life of Muhammad.

May El-Khalil

The Beirut Marathon is the largest running event in the Middle East. May El-Khalil founded it as an instrument of peace.

Teddy Cruz

Teddy Cruz looks for clues to the “city of the future” in the emerging urban areas of today.

Molly Stevens

Molly Stevens studies and creates new biomaterials that could be used to detect disease and repair bones and human tissue.

Molly Stevens

Molly Stevens studies and creates new biomaterials that could be used to detect disease and repair bones and human tissue.

Siddharthan Chandran

Can we repair the brain? Siddharthan Chandran explores how to heal damage from degenerative disorders such as MS and motor neuron disease.

Grégoire Courtine

Grégoire Courtine and his interdisciplinary lab imagine new ways to recover after devastating, mobility-impairing injury to the spinal cord.

Mark Kendall

Mark Kendall aims to shake up how vaccines are delivered with the Nanopatch.

Naomi Wolf

Feminist activist Naomi Wolf ignites heated debate with her assertion that sexuality — and anatomy — is at the core of feminine identity.

Le Trio Joubran Oud trio

Drawing on threads stretching deeply into their musical ancestry, the brothers of Le Trio Joubran spin passionate oud music for the 21st century.

Organizing team

Juan Pablo
De Gamboa

Panama, Panama

Maria Isabel

  • Kimberly Kyle Hall
    Sponsorship Manager
  • Jorge Chanis