From TEDGlobal’s speaker list of more than 90 — including 18-minute talks, demos and TED U courses — 13 of our scheduled speakers already have TEDTalks online from previous TEDs and partners. To find them, check out our new theme, Speaking at TEDGlobal 2009, and watch archive gems from these returning speakers. All of these speakers are bringing something new to TEDGlobal 2009, exploring the theme of the conference, “The Substance of Things Not Seen.”
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An online petition was posted early this past weekend, asking that “the TEDGlobal conference organizers remove George Papandreou from the speakers list.” Papandreou is the former prime minister of Greece. He was prime minister in 2009, when the euro crisis flared up. Under pressure from the markets and from Greek citizens protesting harsh austerity measures, he resigned […]
… by an interesting twist, three winners connected to three different TED initiatives: TEDGlobal 2010 Fellow Adital Ela, a sustainable-design star. Watch Adital’s 5-minute talk from the TED Fellows conference >> Abreu Fellow Dantes Rameau, whose work with the El Sistema music program is an outgrowth of José Abreu’s 2009 TED Prize wish >> and […]