TEDIndia 2009 is one-of-its-kind event bringing together the most fascinating thinkers and doers from the world of technology, entertainment and design to share and exchange their experiences. The first edition of TEDIndia Conference with the theme "The Future Beckons" will be held at the hi-tech campus of Infosys in Mysore, Karnataka. It will be a fabulous forum for attendees and speakers from vastly different fields to cross-fertilize and draw inspiration from unlikely places. The event will also include art exhibits, tech demos, and other immersive on-site experiences.
The TEDIndia 2009 Conference will focus on the following key issues:
Which local innovations are destined for global impact?, Who are the young thinkers and doers capable of shaping the future?, Can there be economic advancement without environmental destruction?, Can a pluralistic democracy survive in the face of rising fundamentalism?, Can we make money and be good? Really?, What should we learn – or fear? -- from China’s investment in Africa?, Do we have enough water for everyone?, How do we keep our youth challenged and our aged healthy?, How can anti-poverty solutions be brought to scale?, Is there wisdom to be found in traditional medicine?, Which other ancient traditions can illuminate modern life?
The targeted visitors at the TEDIndia Conference 2009 are:
CEOs, Scientists, Designers, Intellectuals, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Storyteller, etc.