TEDGlobal 2014: The full lineup revealed

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TG14-SpeakerAnnouncementTEDGlobal 2014 is themed “South!,” and it will be the first official TED conference held in South America. Focusing on themes emerging around the world, this conference will take a bold look at the ideas flowing from the Global South, discussing innovation as well as social and political issues, art as well as education, resources as well as technology.

TEDGlobal 2014 will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from October 6-10. Below, check out the full speaker line-up, organized by discipline. To see the speakers in the order in which they will appear onstage, check out our online program guide. Interested in watching in person? Join us in Rio!

The scientists

Astronomer Wendy Freedman leads the construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope, a next-generation facility in northern Chile that will have 10 times the resolution of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Ameenah Gurib-Fakim investigates the medicinal and…

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