TEDxGateway conf in Mumbai on November 2

21 Oct,2014

By A Correspondent

 

TEDxGateway, an independently organized TED Conference, will take place at the National Centre Performing Arts (N.C.P.A) in Mumbai on November 2, 2014.

 

Expanding on the spirit of TED’s mission, ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’, the TEDxGateway 2014 conference will focus on ‘Ideas Worth Doing’ by bringing together 25+ speakers from across India as well as around the world. The speaker panel comprises explorers, storytellers, photographers, scientific pioneers, a roboticist, social activist, artist, visionaries and provocateurs from across the globe. All speakers will present their world-changing innovative ideas during their brief 15-minute talks.

 

Participants and speakers at this one-day event include prominent luminaries and industry leaders such as Arsh Shah Dilbagi, a 16-year-old Google Science Fair finalist; Ramesh Raskar who is an Associate Professor and head of the MIT Media Lab’s Camera Culture; Ramanan Laxminarayan, a Drug Resistance Economist; Ram Subramanian, Film Maker, Founder, Handloom Pictures; Graham Hill, Journalist & Founder of TreeHugger.com and LifeEdited; Naresh Narsimhan and Adam Magyar amongst many others.

 

The fifth edition of TEDxGateway is expected to draw more than 1500 curated and selected attendees across India.  Attendees of TEDxGateway will include philanthropists, policymakers, industrialists, CxOs, entrepreneurs, creative heads, students, scientists, artists, corporates and bureaucrats from across the nation.

 

The conference will be held at Jamshed Bhabha Theatre and Lawns, N.C.P.A, Nariman Point Mumbai on Sunday 2nd of November, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM and will be simulcast live to 20 locations. Along with this conference, TEDxGateway 2014 is also holding a simulcast for 1000 students and young entrepreneurs at Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) where the students can benefit on no cost basis. After the session, the students will have the opportunity to interact with speakers.

 

Speaker profiles and more information on TEDxGateway can be found at http://www.tedxgateway.com/

 

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