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A nomadic filmmaker, a datacaster and a pair of favela painters: A sneak peek of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2014

A nomadic filmmaker, a datacaster and a pair of favela painters: A sneak peek of the speakers at TEDGlobal 2014

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TEDGlobal 2014 is venturing “South!” In October, we’ll gather in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for a five-day conference that will flip your thinking on innovation, problem-solving and, well, the world. Today, we’re revealing the first 40 speakers who’ll appear on the TEDGlobal stage. (Which, by the way, is being built on Copacabana Beach). They range from a “satellite datacaster“ to a []

Just added to the TED2014 lineup…

Just added to the TED2014 lineup…

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TED2014 begins in five short days, and we have added even more new speakers to look forward to. Below, a bit about each one: Cellist and beatboxer Kevin Olusola from Pentatonix (swoon!) will open Session 1: The Next Chapter. And as a bonus in Session 1, we’ll be honoring TED’s co-founder, Richard Saul Wurman. In []

New to the TED2014 speaker lineup…

New to the TED2014 speaker lineup…

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TED2014, “The Next Chapter,” is less than a month away, and four new speakers have been added to the program. Here, get to know just a little bit about them. First, Peggy Liu will join session 3, “Reshape,” to talk about how environmentalism is a must in China. But do not expect to hear words []

Who will talk at TED2014? The speaker lineup, revealed!

Who will talk at TED2014? The speaker lineup, revealed!

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TED2014 is our 30th-anniversary conference, and the speaker lineup is — in a word — thrilling. Speakers will touch on topics ranging from technology, entertainment, design and education to climate change, architecture, music, physics, parenting, typography, fireflies and the Golden Gate Bridge. Randall Munroe of xkcd will talk about his passion for What If questions. []

TED2013 speakers tweet about the lineup, their talks, and Bono

TED2013 speakers tweet about the lineup, their talks, and Bono

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Earlier this month, when we released the incredible lineup of TED2013 speakers, you couldn’t hide your excitement. But you’re not the only tweeps chirping about the conference. Below, find a sampling of posts from the speakers themselves — both about prepping their talks and about the fellow speakers they can’t wait to watch. Spoiler alert: []

The TED2013 speakers found through our 14-city talent search

The TED2013 speakers found through our 14-city talent search

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The theme of TED2013 is “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.” So how did we find those undiscovered speakers with incredible stories to share? From April to June 2012, TED held a worldwide talent search. Working with TEDx organizers in 14 cities across the globe — Amsterdam, Bangalore, Doha, Johannesburg, London, Nairobi, New York, São []

The TED2013 speaker lineup revealed!

The TED2013 speaker lineup revealed!

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Today, we are absolutely ecstatic to announce the speaker program for TED2013, themed “The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered.” With speakers ranging from a deep-sea explorer to a beatboxer, economists to a roboticist, from a photo journalists to an eco-designer to a yo-yo master, many of this year’s speakers have spent decades building their careers []

TED2012 speaker lineup revealed!

TED2012 speaker lineup revealed!

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Today, we’re thrilled to announce the TED2012 speaker program. This year’s conference program includes explorers, storytellers, photographers, scientists, pioneers and educators, visionaries and thinkers from all parts of the globe. Themed “Full Spectrum,” TED2012 will take place from February 27 through March 2 in Long Beach, CA, and Palm Springs, CA — and watchable around []