TEDx Manhattan Webcast Live Viewing Party of “Changing the Way We Eat”

Register here. Admission is free; paid lunch option available from Roots Organic Juice Cafe. Must be ordered by Thursday, Feb. 27th at 9pm.

Join Valparaiso University Earth Tone’s Free Viewing Party of TEDx Event Led by Food Farming Experts from 8:30am-4:30pm. Live webcast begins at 9:30, registration opens at 8:30.

“Changing the Way We Eat” will once again take place in New York City. Join Earth Tones for a revolutionary live viewing party, free of charge, featuring a brilliant line-up of experts who will explore the state of the food system and progress toward sustainability in eating and farming.

The independently organized event will gather speakers and audience members from diverse backgrounds to create new synergies, connections, and collaborations across disciplines. The goal of the event is to help break the food movement out of its bubble and introduce the TED/TEDx audience and viewers across the country to the innovative work being done to elevate the food system to one that is more equitable, healthier, and from 8:30am-4:30pm, the much anticipated TEDxManhattan.

Some of the most important experts in the food movement will speak. View the final speaker program here.

Go to https://new.livestream.com/tedx/manhattan2014 to access the webcast and watch the event live and http://tedxmanhattan.org/viewing-parties/ to locate or set up a viewing party in your area. Videos of the talks will be posted after the conference.

The lead sponsor for TEDxManhattan is the nonprofit program Change Food.

About TEDxManhattan

TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat” is licensed and organized by Diane Hatz, founder and Executive Director of Change Food. The first event took place in February 2011; the fourth event will happen on March 1, 2014. In 2013, approximately 15,000 computers tuned into the event along with 59 viewing parties that totaled 3,600 people. The Twitter reach was 31 million people.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxManhattan event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized. (www.tedxmanhattan.org)

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California almost 30 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. The two annual TED Conferences invite the world’s leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes on a diverse mix of topics. Many of these talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Nandan Nilekani, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The TED2014 Conference will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia, along with the TEDActive simulcast in neighboring Whistler. TEDGlobal 2014 will be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TED Talks are posted daily; the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as translations from volunteers worldwide; the educational initiative TED-Ed; and TEDBooks, short e-books on powerful ideas. TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world get help translating their wishes into action; TEDx, which supports individuals or groups in hosting local, self-organized TED-style events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

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