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TEDxPeacePlaza

Keith Kamisugi

Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)

San Francisco, CA

TEDxPeacePlaza

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Admission with Lunch
This is the regular admission to the event and includes the all-day program and lunch. Please select only this item, unless you're an invited guest of the Japantown Foundation.
Ended $100.00 $3.49

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TEDxPeacePlaza is a new TEDx event taking place on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at Pa'ina Lounge in San Francisco's Japantown.

Our speakers include:

  • David Chiu, President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
  • Lateefah Simon, Director of California’s Future Program at the Rosenberg Foundation
  • Jon Osaki, Executive Director of the Japanese Community Youth Council
  • Nwe Oo, CEO of Weaving Through Change (helping refugee women from Burma preserve their tradition while creating economic opportunity)
  • Tulio Cardozo, Founder of Collaborative Benefit (helping the formerly incarcerated get hired)
  • Katherine Woo, Vice President of Product at Kiva
  • Gary Chou, School of Visual Arts MFA in Interaction Design
  • Valerie Luu & Katie Kwan, Co-Founders of Rice Paper Scissors (pop-up Vietnamese street food)
  • Mark Baugh-Sasaki, Sculptor and Photographer (exploring the link between the natural world and industrial world)
  • Akiko Aspillaga, immigration rights advocate
Your admission to this event includes lunch.

Theme: “What’s Possible” - Seemingly intractable problems. Surprisingly ingenious solutions. In a world full of inequality, conflict, and hardships, there are remarkable examples of what actually can be done. What innovations are possible that can help create a world that we want to live in? The theme of the first TEDxPeacePlaza event on November 9, 2013, is “What’s Possible” — which can be interpreted as both a bold statement and an inviting question. ~ Glenn Fajardo, co-curator, TEDxPeacePlaza
 

About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

Have questions about TEDxPeacePlaza? Contact Keith Kamisugi

When & Where



Pa'ina Lounge
1865 Post St
San Francisco, CA 94115

Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST)


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