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TEDxProvidencia will be a TEDxLive event that will screen live from California (in HD quality) the TED event, hosted by Chris Anderson. 

Also, in the TEDxProvidencia stage will be a talk of Tomás Recart, founder of Enseña Chile a proyect that seeks to transform young professionals into teachers for the pupils of the country’s most vulnerable schools.

It will be done in Santiago de Chile (Candelaria Goyenechea 3820 / 201, Vitacura) 

Free admission (RSVP on Facebook or in Meetup.com)

Come and get inspired by some of the brightest minds of our generation!

After the talks an "after talks party" will be hosted in the same club.

You can see TEDxProvidenciaLive on Ted.com page here http://www.ted.com/tedx/events/5185


13:30 - 15:30 - Live from TED California
Session 1: The Lab
Hosted by Chris Anderson

Henrik Schaerfe
(Roboticist / geminoid.dk)
How will we walk, talk, work with robots? Henrik Schaerfe and his robot double, Geminoid-DK, want to know. 
 

Regina Dugan
(Director of DARPA / darpa.mil
Regina Dugan directs the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the US Department of Defense innovation engine responsible for creating and preventing strategic surprise.

Jack Choi
(Technologist / anatomage.com
Jack Choi is the CEO of Anatomage, a company specializing in 3D medical technology. 

Marco Tempest
(Techno-Illusionist / marcotempest.com)
A magician and illusionist for the 21st century, Marco Tempest blends cutting-edge technology with the flair and showmanship of Houdini.

Donald Sadoway
(Materials Engineer / sadoway.mit.edu)
Donald Sadoway is working on a battery miracle -- an inexpensive, incredibly efficient, three-layered battery using “liquid metal".

Vijay Kumar
(Roboticist / grasp.upenn.edu)
At the University of Pennsylvania, Vijay Kumar studies the control and coordination of multi-robot formations. 
 
 
 
 
16:00 - 18:00 - Live from TED California
Session 2: The Earth
Hosted by Chris Anderson

Karen Bass
(Natural history filmmaker / bbcearth.com/people/karen--bass/)
Karen Bass has traveled the world to explore and capture footage from every environment across the earth.
 

Sharon Beals
(Photographer / sharonbeals.com)
Sharon Beals photographs the work of “nature’s most fastidious architects” -- birds’ nests. 

Wade Davis
(Anthropologist, ethnobotanist)
A National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence, he has been described as “a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life’s diversity.”

James Hansen
(Climatologist / columbia.edu)
James Hansen has made key insights into our global climate -- and inspired a generation of activists and scientists.

T. Boone Pickens
(Entrepreneur and energy theorist / boonepickens.com)
A legendary oil and gas entrepreneur, T. Boone Pickens is now on a mission to enhance U.S. energy policies to lessen the nation’s dependence on OPEC oil.

Civilians Investigative Theater
(Theater company)
Steve Cosson and Michael Friedman create new work for stage and media with The Civilians Investigative Theater.
 
 
 
 
18:00 - 19:00 - TEDxProvidencia Stage
Session 3: Enseña Chile
Hosted by Horacio Melo

Tomás Recart
(founder of Enseña Chile: Teach for Chile)
In 2007, inspired by Teach For America, Recart, together with Universidad Católica gave life to “Enseña Chile”, a project that seeks to transform young professionals from different areas into teachers of excellence for the pupils of the country’s most vulnerable schools.
 
19:15 - 21:00 - Live from TED California
Session 4: The Crowd
Hosted by June Cohen

Reid Hoffman
(Social entrepreneur / linkedin.com/reidhoffman / greylock.com)
Reid Hoffman is co-founder and executive chair of LinkedIn, and a partner with Greylock..
 

Cameron Carpenter
(Organist / cameroncarpenter.com)
Cameron Carpenter is bringing drama, improv -- and glitter -- back to the majestic organ, "the king of instruments."

Lior Zoref
(Crowdsourcing advocate, liorz.co.il/blog)
Lior Zoref is a blogger, speaker and marketing guy -- and he'll be delivering Long Beach's first crowd-sourced TEDTalk. You can help ...

Jen Pahlka
(Code activist / codeforamerica.org)
Jen Pahlka is the founder of Code for America, which matches software geniuses with US cities to reboot local services.

Frank Warren
(Secret keeper / postsecret.com)
Frank Warren is the creator of the PostSecret Project, a blog full of secrets anonymously shared.

Reggie Watts
(Vocalist, beatboxer, comedian / reggiewatts.com)
Reggie Watts creates unpredictably brilliant performances on-the-spot using his voice, looping pedals and his giant brain.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 


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