the thinker’s thoughts + tedx = ideas worth spreading

January 18th, 2010

TheThinkMovement.com by j. sakiya sandifer

Alametifarika is launching the world’s most important intellectual platform in Turkey and I’m a honored to annouce that I’ve been invited to present my thoughts at their first TEDxIstanbul Conference on January 23, 2010 at the Sabanc Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. The event’s theme is The Limits of Tolerance and can be watched live via www.TEDxIstanbul.com/webcast. I PRESENT AROUND 11AM (4AM EST)

Outstanding thinkers from around the world will address the presence, absence, possibility, impossibility, power, and weakness of tolerance in terms of science, art, politics, trade and technology.

Speaker’s List:
Ann Pellegrini  / Janet Jakobsen  / Lone FrankÂ
J. Sakiya Sandifer / Arun Kundnani  / Sharon Begley
Babar Luck  / Sevan NiŸanyan  /Michel Bourse
Nihal Bengisu Karaca  /
Sertab Erener & Demir Demirkan  / Painted on Water

As being one of the world’s most important intellectual platforms, TED, is offering the opportunity to realize a TED-like experience with its local and self-organized events.  TED Conferences invites expert academics, politicians and artists with the slogan “Ideas worth Spreading for 18 minute speeches.

For more about  the TEDxIstanbul Conference, visit www.TedxIstanbul.com

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  • 1. Bastion  |  January 18th, 2010 at 5:31 PM

    wow!!!!! (standing ovation) TED, wow what a platform. The only place to go from here is Oprah lol j/k

    Congrats Sakiya. Can’t wait to see the full lecture on the TED website.

    Please give us some behind the scene footage at the event if possible!

  • 2. TypicalSmartGuy  |  January 19th, 2010 at 9:53 AM

    Do us proud. We’ll be watching.

  • 3. Mo  |  January 19th, 2010 at 10:37 PM

    word up congrats

  • 4. Ali  |  January 20th, 2010 at 11:12 AM

    I will be picking you up from Istanbul Airport… I’m excited!! Thanks for coming…

  • 5. US Education  |  January 20th, 2010 at 4:22 PM

    Great article . Will definitely copy it to my blog.Thanks.

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