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TEDx Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman coming April

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about_tedTEDxSevenMileBeach is an independently organized TED event. On Thursday April 3, 2014 TEDxSevenMileBeach will feature a selection of storytellers and visionaries from the Cayman Islands and around the world, who will showcase their own ideas worth spreading, live to a diverse group of thinkers. Through their engaging stories, inspiring performances, and intriguing presentations, we will explore what it means when we all tap into the power of Connecting to Possibility.

Venue and Details

The Harquail Theatre

​ 17 Harquail Drive

9269ea5fe5eed8acdd5cc8d6dd9e436e0bca0c9c_425x259George Town,

Cayman Islands

April 3rd, 2014

8:00am-6:00pm (GMT -5hrs)

This event is invite-only. Tickets are available.

Ticketing policies vary by event.

From TED website: http://semanticize.uva.nl:8008/pages/about

“TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences — the TED Conference and TEDGlobal — TED includes the award-winning TED Talks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.

“TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes or less).

“On TED.com, we make the best talks and performances from TED and partners available to the world, for free. More than 1500 TED Talks are now available, with more added each week. All of the talks are subtitled in English, and many in other languages, too. These videos are released under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license, so they can be freely shared and reposted.

“Our mission: Spreading ideas.

“We believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. So we’re building a clearinghouse of free knowledge from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and also a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other. This site, launched in April 2007, is an ever-evolving work in progress, and you’re an important part of it. Have an idea? We want to hear from you.”

TEDx was launched here on Grand Cayman on Monday (24 February) at TikkiBeach. The organiser and TED licencee is Marzeta Bodden. She confirmed there are eight confirmed speakers from Cayman and overseas, including local mental health professional Taylor Burrowes-Nixon and storyteller Lady Rabia Abdul-Hakim.

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design.

TED is owned by The Sapling Foundation, a private nonprofit foundation, a 501(c)3 organization under US tax code. It was established in 1996 by Chris Anderson, who was at that time a magazine publishing entrepreneur.

 

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