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Rio to Host TEDGlobal 2014

Rio to Host TEDGlobal 2014
Rio to Host TEDGlobal 2014, Courtesy of TEDGlobal 2014
Courtesy of TEDGlobal 2014

The world is experiencing exponential growth and Rio de Janeiro, a true megalopolis of six million people, is a prime example. Thus, TEDGlobal 2014 has announced they will be “setting up shop” in Rio’s Copacabana Beach theater in the search to find “fresh thinking” in emerging geographies. 

More than 40 speakers and performers have confirmed their attendance, each focusing on the “many facets of the Global South’s rise in influence and power” and relevant new stories from around the world. 

Register here and continue after the break for complete list of confirmed speakers and Rio’s Mayor Eduardo Paes’ TED Talk “Four commandments of cities”...

Speakers:

Eduardo Paes: The 4 Commandments of Cities

Register for TEDGlobal2014 here

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Rio to Host TEDGlobal 2014" 23 May 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/509724/rio-to-host-tedglobal-2014/> ISSN 0719-8884