What’s TED/
TEDx Khartoum?
Prepared by: Dr. Anwar F.A. Dafa-Alla
TED Volunteer translator, TED2010 Attendee,
TED Associate, TEDxSeoul 2010 Speaker, TEDxYonsei 2010 Speaker,
TEDxYonsei 2010 Advisor, TEDxArabia Team, Translation Project Volunteer
Administrator, TEDx Mentor
TEDx Khartoum licensee, organizer
anwarking@{tedxkhartoum.com, gmail.com}
Sudan University for Science and Technology
22-2-2011
TED…
Technology
Entertainment
Design
TED Evolution (Video,
June Cohen, Director,
TED Media)
TED biggest Moves
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Non Profit
Talks available Online for free( TED.com)
TED Open Translation Project
TEDx events
TED prize
TED Fellows program
TED TV
TED Blog
TED culture & atmosphere
• Soft Crowed…
• Life changing experience…
• Think Big…
• Dream Big…
John Underkoffler
Interface Designer (Minority Report)
Meet great TEDsters
Linda Ashworth, Human Genome Project
https://www.llnl.gov/str/Ashworth.html
TED: Meet Remarkable people
(TEDsters)
Subtitle
Technology
TED Volunteer
Translators/TEDsters
Why do you translate TED Talks?
 Ideas worth
spreading
 Care taking
 For my
daughter…your
daughter…our
daughters.
 For my
daughter’s
friends
 Promote
mutual respect
between
different
cultures,
people,
religions, etc.
Translation is a
way to
exchange ideas
among us as
humans.
 Personal
passion…etc…
…Countless
Kevin Kelly on the next
5,000 days of the web
Source
 Educating
my self!
 It’s a
Thank you
message to
the
speaker.
 Promoting
My country
Sudan, my
continent,
my world.
 For Arabic
language
speakers
 For My
friends
Chip Conley
Birth of big solutions for
Education and poverty
eradication, etc…
One Laptop Per Child:
Negroponte takes OLPC to Colombia
‫‪Life saving invention ‬‬
‫جين تشين‪ :‬حضن دافئ ينقذ األرواح‬
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Meet great TEDxers
Mr. Kyungsang Yu, is the Product marketing Manager of Google..he
co-founded the Business Innovation track @ Yonsei University (the
organizers of TEDxYonsei)
Meet great TEDxers
3rd TEDxYonsei Speaker, Mr. Young Gil Song started his vision:
affordable computer for everyone in the world" after a year in USA, in
1998.
he launched a brand of ultra-low cost computer eMachines
successfully in Silicon Valley. This company listed on NASDAQ within
2 years and received the 3rd largest market share through
selling millions of its products in 2003....
Meet great TEDx Speakers
TEDxSeoul, 27-11-2010
Meet great TEDx Speakers
Pyo Chul-Min(27 yrs), In 2006, Pyo first introduced widget into Korea
provides 20 million widgets per day to major portal sites both inside
and outside Korea.
received a Proud Manager Award from the Herald Business
Newspaper and was nominated one of the Top 25 Young
Entrepreneurs in Asia by the BusinessWeek in 2009.
An owner of four (4) companies and consultant to many firms & Govt’s.
TEDxYonsei, 23-1-2010
X Khartoum
X=independently organized TED events
TEDxKhartoum
….is helping introduce some of the most fascinating
thinkers and doers in Sudan to a world stage.
TED is a global platform devoted to Ideas Worth
Spreading. TEDx is a locally organized event that
focuses on individuals and innovation in various
cities.
The individuals involved with TEDxKhartoum have
a passion for TED. We believe in the power of ideas
to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world.
TEDx is part of a revolution in global
education made possible by local organizers
wanting to engage their communities.
Every week, in multiple cities, people are coming together
to pursue ideas worth spreading.
230 TEDx Events have happened in 2009
25 Languages
80 Countries
January 2011…80 TEDx events took place in 34 countries
It’s all about the passion for ideas…...
What is TEDx?
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like
experience.
At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep
discussion and connection in a small group.
These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently
organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the
TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
What is TEDxKhartoum?
Community based event.
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TEDxKhartoum 1st event:
• Theme "Who Are We?"
•Organized by “SudanTED” (Non-Profit)
•Suggested
Speakers:
2- 3- 4- 5- ….
Sessions:
Tell me about me..
History
Genetics
Literature
Success stories* :how i made it?
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TEDxKhartoum Speakers cont'
What We Need now?
Microfinance . Co-existence. Education.
Innovation. Self Healing . Time
Management. Mentors
Sudan Through Lens:
Photographers.
Size
of the event (Large Size 1000+ Attendees)
• Audience Profile (Soft crowed)
•Schedule of the event (Saturday April 30th
10:00 AM~6:00 PM)
TEDxKhartoum
Community
Building
Building the
TEDxKhartoum
Community
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Include things like:
•Website: TEDxKhartoum.com
• Twitter: @TEDxKhartoum
•Facebook: TEDxKhartoum
•Live streaming our TEDxKhartoum
through: http://www.livestream.com/
or http://www.ustream.tv/
Why Sponsor TEDxKhartoum
Because….
…you believe in bringing together corporations and individuals who want to be
change agents surrounding remarkable thinking and ideas.
…you want to leverage ideas, technologies, design, and education to help create
a better future.
… it is social responsibilty toward your local city, state, etc..
…it is important to invest in your local community to support innovation and the
power of “ideas”.
We invite you
to
Participate
Engage
Fund
Innovate
Ideas Worth Spreading
We look forward Community engagement for :
Ideas Worth Spreading
Thank you!
Contact: [email protected]
‫ ال تأكل الحلوى‬،‫جزشيم دي بوسادا يقول‬
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