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Monday, March 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM - Friday, March 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM (CDT)


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Type End Quantity
Robin Hood Project Monday Ended Free  
Session One: Liftoff Monday Ended Free  
Session Two: Retrospect Tuesday Ended Free  
Session Three: Reshape Tuesday Ended Free  
Session Four: Wish Tuesday Ended Free  
Session Five: Us Wednesday Ended Free  
Session Six: Wired Wednesday Ended Free  
Session Seven: Why? Wednesday Ended Free  
Session Eight: Hacked Thursday Ended Free  
Session Nine: Signals Thursday Ended Free  
Session Ten: Passion Thursday Ended Free  
Session Eleven: Unstress Friday Ended Free  
Session Twelve: Onward Friday Ended Free  

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Event Details

Monday, March 17 

          8:00 to 9:45pm Session 1: Liftoff

                    Nicholas Negroponte | Tech visionary

                    Chris Hadfield | Astronaut

                    Geena Rocero | Model and activist

                    The Education Reformer | Educator



Tuesday March 18

          10:30 to 12:15pm Session 2: Retrospect

                    Bran Ferren | Technology designer

                    Marc Kushner | Architect

                    Yoruba Richen | Documentary filmmaker

                    Mark Ronson | Music Producer and DJ


          1:00 to 2:45pm Session 3: Reshape

                    Michael Laberge | Plasma physicist

                    Amanda Burden | Urban planner

                    David Kwong | Cruciverbalist

                    Matthew Carter | Type designer


          8:00 to 9:45pm Session 4: Wish

                    Gavin Schmidt | Climate scientist

                    Melinda and Bill Gates | Philanthropist

                    Zak Ebrahim | Peace activist

                    The TED Prize Winner | Wishmaker

                    Sting | Composer, singer, author, actor, activist


Wednesday, March 19

          10:30 to 12:15pm Session 5: Us

                    Nancy Kanwisher | Brain researcher

                    Rob Knight | Microbial ecologist

                    Jon Mooallem | Writer

                    David Chalmers | Philosopher


          1:00 to 2:45pm Session 6: Wired

                    Margaret Gould Stewart | User experience master

                    Chris Kluwe | Punter and author

                    Allan Adams | Theoretical physicist

                    Randall Munroe | Cartoonist

                    Avi Reichental | 3D printer

                    Stephen Friend | Open-science advocate

                    Hugh Herr | Prostheticist


          8:00 to 9:45pm Session 7: Why?

                    Jason Webley | Musician

                    Wendy Chung | Geneticist

                    Helder Guimaraes | Magician

                    Jim Holt | Writer and philosopher



Thursday, March 20

          11:00 to 12:30pm Session 8: Hacked

                    Ed Yong | Science Writer

                    Keren Elazari | Cyber security expert

                    Marco Tempest | Techo-illusionist

                    David Epstein | Sports science reporter


          1:30 to 3:00 pm Session 9: Signals

                    Sara Lewis | Firefly specialist

                    Deborah Gordon | Ecologist

                    Del Harvey | Security maven

                    Will Marshall | Space scientist

                    Andrew Connolly | Astronomer


          7:00 to 8:45pm Session 10: Passion

                    Mellody Hobson | Investment expert

                    Isabel Allende | Novelist

                    Masarat Daud | Rural education campaigner

                    Shaka Senghor | Author

                    Ben Saunders | Arctic explorer



Friday, March 21

          11:00 to 12:30pm Session 11: Unstress

                    Raspyni Brothers | Jugglers

                    Jennifer Senior | Writer

                    Sarah Jones | Polymorphic playwright

                    Simon Sinek | Leadership expert

                    Kevin Briggs | Golden Gate guardian


          1:30 to 3:00pm Session 12: Onward

                    Joi Ito | Relentless mind

                    Andrew Solomon | Writer

                    Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly | Gun law activists

                    Julia Sweeney | Actor, comedian, playwright


Come watch the TED simulcast LIVE in Huitt-Zollars RM 115 in the Embrey Engineering Building.

FREE event for the Dallas and SMU communities! Bring a friend!

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When & Where

Huitt-Zollars RM 115 in Embrey Engineering Building
3101 Dyer Street
Dallas, TX 75205

Monday, March 17, 2014 at 4:00 PM - Friday, March 21, 2014 at 3:00 PM (CDT)

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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxSMU, where x = independently organized TED event.

TEDxSMU debuted in October 2009 with a half-day conference for 7th-9th grade students (TEDxKids @SMU -- the first of its kind) and a full-day adult version of the conference. 

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