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TEDxSantaCruz Announces Free Webcast of TED2012

On March 1, 2012, TEDxSantaCruz will share the TED 2012 Conference with a public webcast at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History from 10 am to 7 pm. Each year, the world’s leading thinkers and doers gather for the TED Conference, an event many describe as “the ultimate brain spa and a 4-day journey into the future, in the company of those creating it.” This year, the theme is “Full Spectrum.” Content will span the full spectrum of knowledge TED stands for, from dazzling technology and leading-edge science to the richest veins of human creativity and interconnection, offering the most important things that bring attendees back every year: Inspiration. Wonder. Authenticity. A hunger to learn.

TEDxSantaCruz is licensed to share the videotaped presentations from the second day of the TED Conference and will be hosting this event for the Santa Cruz community. There will be several breaks and one-hour for lunch on your own. Attendees may bring food to eat at the museum or enjoy lunch with fellow audience members in downtown Santa Cruz.

To attend the event, please register at http://www.tedxsantacruz.org/engage/events/. Seating is limited and tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no charge, but a $5 donation is suggested for this event—TEDxSantaCruz is sponsoring free admission to the museum all day.

TEDxSantaCruz Event: TED Conference 2012 Webcast
10:00 am – 7:00 pm
3/1/2011

Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Following is the schedule for the March 1, 2012 webcast:

10 – 11:45    Session 4: The Lab

  • Henrik Schärfe
  • Regina Dugan
  • Jack Choi
  • Marco Tempest
  • Donald Sadoway
  • Julie Burstein

11:45 – 12:45    Lunch

12:45 – 2:30    Session 5: The Earth

  • Karen Bass
  • Sharon Beals
  • Wade Davis
  • James Hansen
  • T. Boone Pickens

2:30 – 2:45    Break

2:45 – 4:30     Session 6: The Crowd

  • Reid Hoffman
  • Lior Zoref
  • Reggie Watts
  • Frank Warren
  • Cameron Carpenter

4:30 – 4:45 Break

5:00 – 6:45 Session 7: The City

  • Edward Glaeser
  • Suja Lowenthal
  • Mama Foundation Gospel for Teens