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GHS to Co-host TEDx Conference on November 10

September 25, 2012

TED is coming to UCSF Mission Bay! TEDx San Francisco and UCSF Global Health Sciences are uniting forces for the first time ever to showcase 7 Billion Well, a global health-focused TEDx event on November 10, 2012.

The goal is to create a community of diverse individuals who converse on ideas worth sharing and drive idea formation to innovate, revolutionize, and change the world in the global health sciences realm. Crucial questions will be explored addressing the cutting-edge intersection of scientific research, medicine, technology, and industry in global health in the spirit of celebrating traditions that include the healing and performing arts, through music, dance, and media.

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An unprecedented event, TEDx(UC)SF will merge the best of academia, technology, thought leaders, and emerging pioneers. Early confirmed speakers include innovative scientists from UCSF, including:

and leaders in health, technology and media, including:

The conference will take place at The Mission Bay Conference Center, 1675 Owens St. Pre-conference experiences begin at 10am, conference begins at 11am, followed by dinner and celebration from 6 to 10pm (separate ticket required). For those who cannot attend, the conference will be live streamed for free from the TEDxSF.org website, and videos of the talks will be made available shortly after the conference.

Event information can be found at: tedxsf.org