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TEDGlobal 2012 Schedule

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TEDGlobal 2012: Radical Openness Conference Schedule

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Monday, July 9
8:30 – 10:15
Session 1: Critical Crossroads
  • Don Tapscott, Visionary
  • Shyam Sankar, Data Intelligence Agent
  • Robyn Meredith, Journalist
  • Jason Silva, Tech Filmmaker
  • Raghu Dixit, Fusion Musician
  • James Stavridis, NATO Supreme Commander
10:45 – 12:30
Session 2: Tinker Make Do
  • Ellen Jorgensen, Biologist and Community Science Advocate
  • Massimo Banzi, Physical Computing Guru
  • Catarina Mota, Maker
  • Boaz Almog, Quantum Researcher
  • Matt Mills & Tamara Roukaerts, Technologists
  • Kathy Hinde, Bird Piano Creator
  • Antony Gormley, Sculptor
2:30 – 4:15
Session 3: Building Blocks
  • Daphne Koller, Educator
  • Shimon Schocken, Computer Scientist, Educator
  • Beau Lotto, Neuroscientist, Artist
  • Amy O'Toole, Student
  • Eddie Obeng, Business Educator
  • Karen Thompson Walker, Novelist
  • Macy Gray, Singer/Songwriter

 

Tuesday, July 10
8:30 – 10:15
Session 4: Globality
  • Pankaj Ghemawat, Globalization Thinker
  • Robert Neuwirth,  Author
  • Andreas Schleicher,  Education Surveyor
  • Natasha Paremski, Pianist
  • Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland 
10:45 – 12:30
Session 5: Shades of Openness 
  • Malte Spitz, Politician and Data Activist
  • Ivan Krastev, Public intellectual
  • Gabriella Coleman, Digital Anthropologist
  • Leslie T. Chang, Journalist
  • Neil Harbisson, Sonochromatic Cyborg Artist
  • Gerard Senehi, Experimental Mentalist
    
2:30 – 4:15
Session 6: Misbehaving Beautifully
  • Sarah Caddick, Neuroscientist and Policy Advisor; Guest Host at TEDGlobal 2012
  • Read Montague, Behavioral Neuroscientist
  • Elyn Saks, Mental Health Law Scholar
  • Ruby Wax, Comedian and Mental Health Activist
  • Vikram Patel, Healthcare advocate
  • Wayne McGregor, Dancer and Choreographer
  • Robert Legato, Visual Effects Guru
    

 

Wednesday, July 11
8:30 – 10:15
Session 7: Long Term
  • Vicki Arroyo, Environmental Policy Influencer
  • Jonathan Trent, Scientist and Biofuel Guru
  • Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Cognitive Neuroscientist
  • Susan Solomon, Stem Cell Advocate
  • Jamie Drummond, Anti-poverty activist
  • Usman Riaz, Percussive Guitarist
  • Preston Reed, Revolutionary Guitarist
10:45 – 12:30
Session 8: Talk to Strangers
  • Rachel Botsman, Sharing Innovator
  • Robin Chase, Transport Networker
  • Jane McGonigal, Game Designer
  • Jason McCue, Lawyer
  • Marco Tempest, Techno-illusionist
  • Amy Cuddy, Social Psychologist
2:30 – 4:15
Session 9: The Upside of Transparency
  • Parag Khanna, Global Theorist; Guest Host at TEDGlobal 2012
  • Beth Noveck, Open-Government Expert
  • Sanjay Pradhan, Development Leader
  • Heather Brooke, Journalist
  • Sarah Slean, Musician
  • Marc Goodman, Global Security Futurist
  • Deyan Sudjic, Curator
    

 

Thursday, July 12
8:30 – 10:15
Session 10: Reframing
  • Laura Snyder, Science Historian
  • John Maeda, Artist
  • Michael Hansmeyer, Computational Architect
  • Ramesh Raskar, Femtophotographer
  • Hassine Labaied, Wind Energy Innovator
  • Hannah Brock, Guzheng Virtuoso
  • Keith Chen, Behavioral Economist
    
10:45 – 12:30
Session 11: Taking Another Look
  • Maurizio Seracini, Art Diagnostician
  • Becci Manson, Photo Retoucher
  • Mina Bissell, Cancer Researcher
  • Imogen Heap, Diva
  • John Wilbanks, Data Commons Advocate
2:30 – 4:15
Session 12: Public Sphere
  • Kirby Ferguson,Filmmaker and Remixer
  • Clay Shirky, Social Media Theorist
  • Michael Anti, Blogger
  • Andrew Blum, Network Author
  • Margaret Heffernan,  Management Thinker
  • Daria Musk, Web Music Sensation