TED Week 2014

TEDWomen 2013
3rd Annual TED Week at UCLA Anderson
Partnership to Advance Ideas

The magic of TED is back. Participate in 4 days of streaming talks, interactive discussions, workshop and the grand finale, Campfire! Hear from the best and brightest minds around the world- from industry experts to our very own thought leaders.

Celebrating 30 years of “Ideas worth spreading,” the theme of this year’s conference is “The Next Chapter.” Join the Anderson community as we explore the most significant developments of the last 30 years and what lies ahead.

Get engaged, be inspired - join us for TED Week 2014, Monday though Thursday exclusively at Anderson!

Space (and food!) will be limited, so be sure to RVSP for the live events.

TED WEEK 2014 SCHEDULE
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Monday, April 7
10:00 a.m - 11:45 a.m.
Session 1: Liftoff!
 
Kevin Olusola // Cellist and beatboxer
Nicholas Negroponte // Tech visionary
Chris Hadfield // Astronaut
Ziauddin Yousafzai // Education activist
Mark Ronson // Music Producer and DJ
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Session 2: Retrospect
 
Bran Ferren // Technology designer
Marc Kushner // Architect
Yoruba Richen // Documentary filmmaker
Edward Snowden // Whistleblower
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Session 3: Reshape
 
Matthew Carter // Type designer
Amanda Burden // Urban planner
David Kwong // Cruciverbalist
Gavin Schmidt // Climate scientist
Peggy Liu // Sustainability catalyst
Michel Laberge // Plasma physicist
3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Session 4: Why?
 
Wendy Chung // Geneticist
Elizabeth Gilbert // Writer
Allan Adams // Theoretical physicist
Jason Webley // Musician
Jim Holt // Writer and philosopher
Helder Guimarães // Magician
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m
Session 5: Signals
 
Sara Lewis // Firefly specialist
Deborah Gordon // Ecologist
Billy Collins // Poet
Randall Munroe // Cartoonist
Andrew Connolly // Astronomer
Will Marshall // Space scientist
Louie Schwartzberg // Filmmaker
Peter Diamandis // Space activist
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Session 6: Passion
 
Mellody Hobson // Investment expert
Sarah Lewis // Writer
Ben Saunders // Arctic explorer
Frans Lanting // Nature photographer
Tuesday, April 8
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 7: Hacked
 
Marco Tempest // Techno-illusionist
Richard Ledgett // Deputy director, NSA
Keren Elazari // Cybersecurity expert
Maira Kalman // Illustrator, author
David Epstein // Sports science reporter
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Ray Kurzweil // Inventor, futurist
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by EA
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
All-stars Session 1: Planet Dearth
 
Wade Davis // Anthropologist, ethnobotanist
Sylvia Earle // Oceanographer
Stewart Brand // Environmentalist, futurist
George Dyson // Historian of science
Bonnie Bassler // Molecular biologist
Amory Lovins // Physicist, energy guru
Edward Burtynsky // Photographer
David Gallo // Oceanographer
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala // Economist
Robert Full // Biologist
Imogen Heap // Musician
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
All-Stars Session 2: Where are We Now?
 
Salman Khan // Educator
Tim Berners-Lee // Inventor
Amy Cuddy // Social Psychologist
Allan Savory // Grassland ecosystem pioneer
Bjorn Lomborg // Global prioritizer
Amanda Palmer // Musician, blogger
Clay Shirky // Social Media Theorist
David Brooks // Columnist
Barry Schwartz // Psychologist
Lawrence Lessig // Legal activist
Bryan Stevenson // Public-interest lawyer
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Session 8: Wired
 
Larry Page // CEO of Google
Charlie Rose // Conversationalist
Chris Kluwe // Punter and author
Jeremy Kasdin // Planet finder
Avi Reichental // 3D printer
Hugh Herr // Bionics designer
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Del Harvey // Security Maven
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by HTBA
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
UCLA IDEATION WORKSHOP* Sponsored by DFA
 
Wednesday, April 9
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 9: Wish
 
Allan Adams // Theoretical physicist
Zak Ebrahim // Peace activist
Melinda Gates // Philanthropist
Bill Gates // Philanthropist
Jehane Noujaim // Filmmaker
Charmian Gooch // Anti-corruption activist
Sting // Composer, singer, author, actor, activist
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Mark Ronson // Music Producer and DJ
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by MA / EMA
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
All-stars Session 3: I Heart Design
 
John Maeda // Artist
Stefan Sagmeister // Graphic designer
Moshe Safdie // Architect
Sarah Kay // Poet
Pattie Maes // Researcher
Juan Enriquez // Futurist
Aimee Mullins // Athlete and actor
JR // Street artist
Imogen Heap // Musician
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m
All-stars Session 4: The Future is Ours
 
Stanley McChrystal // Military leader
Dan Dennett // Philosopher, cognitive scientist
Susan Cain // Quiet revolutionary
Rodney Brooks // Roboticist
Elizabeth Pisani // Epidemiologist
Michael Shermer // Skeptic
Jimmy Wales // Founder of Wikipedia
John Hunter // Educator
Helen Fisher // Anthropologist; expert on love
Martin Rees // Astrophysicist
Steven Johnson // Writer
Ken Robinson // Author/educator
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
All-stars Session 5: Beauty and the Brain
 
Tierney Thys // Marine biologist
Emily Levine // Philosopher-comic
David Brooks // Columnist
Jane McGonigal // Game Designer
Neil Turok // Physicist, education activist
Philip Zimbardo // Psychologist
Taylor Wilson // Nuclear scientist
Jill Bolte Taylor // Neuroanatomist
William Kamkwamba // Inventor
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Dan Gilbert // Psychologist; happiness expert
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by MCA
5:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Session 10: Onward
 
Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly // Gun law activists
Andrew Solomon // Writer
Julia Sweeney // Actor, comedian, playwright
Thursday, April 10
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Session 11: Us
 
Nancy Kanwisher // Brain researcher
Rob Knight // Microbial ecologist
Jon Mooallem // Writer
Geena Rocero // Model and activist
David Chalmers // Philosopher
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Stephen Friend // Open-science advocate
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by HBA
12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m
ENCORE of SESSION 10 ONWARD
 
Joi Ito // Relentless mind
Shai Reshef // Education entrepreneur
Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly // Gun law activists
Andrew Solomon // Writer
Julia Sweeney // Actor, comedian, playwright
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
CAMPFIRE EVENT
 
TED inspired Talks with Anderson’s very own students and faculty. Fun, food and drinks!
Tuesday, April 8
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Ray Kurzweil // Inventor, futurist
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by EA
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Del Harvey // Security Maven
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by HTBA
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
UCLA IDEATION WORKSHOP* Sponsored by DFA
 
Wednesday, April 9
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Mark Ronson // Music Producer and DJ
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by MA / EMA
4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Dan Gilbert // Psychologist; happiness expert
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by MCA
Thursday, April 10
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
TED TALK: Stephen Friend // Open-science advocate
 
Advancing Ideas Panel* Sponsored by HBA
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
CAMPFIRE EVENT
 
TED Talks with Anderson’s very own students and faculty. Fun, food and drinks!
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