TEDxSkolkovo has been approved to host the TEDxLive webstream from TED2013: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered. on Wednesday, February 27th.
TEDxLive is an extension of the TEDx program, launched by TED in 2010. TEDxLive events are TEDx events built around the live webcast of TED Conferences. TEDxLive events enable TED enthusiasts all over the world to experience live sessions of the TED Conference; events can be simple viewing events, and may also host live speakers.
In conjunction with our event partners, the Skolkovo Foundation and Open University Skolkovo, we will be showing the webstream in Lady Jane Café and Bar – Moscow, 3/3 Teatralniy proezd).
We are presenting an online broadcasting of TED2013: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscovered. Please visit the main TED2013 program guide for full details of the individual sessions and speakers.
Time: 8 p.m. Moscow time till next morning
The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 by the Russian government with an objective to accelerate transformation of Russiafrom a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre composed of companies and start-ups, developing innovative technologies (currently numbering over 850), a Technopark, the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), a new graduate research University established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Skolkovo city, located near Moscow. Together these entities will establish a vibranteco-system of technology innovation and entrepreneurship. 28 world’s most successful corporations, including Boeing, Cisco Systems, EADS, GE, Johnson& Johnson, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, Nokia, etc. have already recognized the opportunity Skolkovo presents having signed R&D partnership agreements with the Foundation.
Open University Skolkovo (OpUS)
Open University Skolkovo is a programme of the Skolkovo Foundation that aims at creating and developing a community of talented young scholars and entrepreneurs whose expertise provides new human resources and tech startups for Skolkovo Innovation Centre and the innovation ecosystem of Russia. The paricipants of the programme pass through all the stages of creating a startup - from an idea to setting up a company. They can test their business ideas with the help of business simulation games and real-life contests, take part in events along with world leaders in business and technology, as well as be mentored by successful entrepreneurs.
OpUS is a part of the ecosystem of Skolkovo Innovation Centre. It is a source of prospective applicants (Masters and PhD) for the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), a source of interns for Skolkovo partner companies, a source of projects for Skolkovo. OpUS is not an educational institution and it does not award diplomas upon completion of education. www.sk.ru/opus
Lady Jane Café and Bar
Lady Jane is not only café and bar: the organizers treat the atmosphere of the place with special tremor. Every day Lady Jane invents most amazing and interesting events. Kaleidoscope evening, postcards history, classical painting lesson for adults, meetings with head editors of the leading press and many other things.
In the spirit of "ideas worth spreading," TED has created TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. TEDxLive is a new extension of the TEDx program. TEDxLive events are twice a year TEDx events built around the live webstream of the TED Conference. Instead of featuring local speakers and pre-recorded TEDTalks videos, TEDxLive events enable TED enthusiasts all over the world to experience all 12 sessions of the TED Conference. In addition to the live webstream, TEDxLive event may contain local speakers and performers.
Our event is called TEDxSkolkovoLive, where x = independently organized TED event. As a TEDxSkolkovoLive, our attendees will experience the TED Conference, live via webcast. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDxLive program, but individual TEDxLive events, including ours, are self-organized.
TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The annual TED Conference invites the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes. Their talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Al Gore, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani,Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The annual TED Conference takes place in Long Beach, California, with simulcast in Palm Springs; TEDGlobal is held each year in Oxford, UK. TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily, and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world, and the TEDFellows program,helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.
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