Schedule of the Day

8:00AM to 9:30AM - Registration

  • Music by Carlos Santiago, Commonwealth Plaza

9:30AM TO 11:00AM - Systems & Society

  • Welcome from Roz Duffy
  • A message from TED Curator Chris Anderson
  • Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
  • Chris Lehmann
  • Dallas Vietty
  • Nic Esposito
  • Jay Coen Gilbert

11:00AM to 11:30AM - Break

  • Music by Dallas Vietty's Musette Project, Commonwealth Plaza

11:30AM to 12:50PM - Culture & Meaning

  • Stanford Thompson
  • Tanya Hamilton
  • TEDTalk by Derek Sivers: How to start a movement
  • Zoe Strauss
  • Michael Solomonov

1:00PM to 2:30PM - Lunch

  • Music on Commonwealth Plaza
  • 1:00PM to 1:30PM - Gina Ferrera
  • 1:30PM to 2:00PM - Cheap Dinosaurs
  • 2:00PM to 2:30PM - Electricity for Progress

2:30PM to 3:45PM - Incredible Machines

  • Simon Hauger
  • Robert J. Moore
  • Evan Malone
  • TEDTalk by Kirk Citron: And Now, The Real News
  • Bill Covaleski
  • Billie Faircloth

3:45PM to 4:15PM - Break

  • Music by Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, Commonwealth Plaza

4:15PM to 5:30PM - Between the Ears

  • Iyad Obeid
  • TEDTalk by Evan Grant: Making Sound Visible Through Cymatics
  • Stephen Powers
  • Ursula Rucker

6:30PM to 9PM - TEDxPhilly Reception

  • Hamilton Hall, The University of the Arts
  • DJ Set by Pink Skull