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Program Schedule

All times are British Summer Time, UTC+1, the local time in Oxford.

Attending TEDGlobal 2010? Click HERE for a full schedule of events, including lunches, dinners and parties.

Sunday, July 11, 2010
7:15 PM – 9:30 PM Live FIFA World Cup final game Keble College Students Bar. Open to all TEDGlobal attendees
Monday, July 12, 2010
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Concierge Desk Malmaison Hotel, Keble College, Randolph Hotel, Old Bank Hotel
7:30 AM – 8:00 PM Registration Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 9:30 PM Registration, bag pickup Keble College
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Fellows conference presentations O'Reilly Theatre (TEDsters are welcome to attend)
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Pre-conference activities Pre-registration required. Register and pick up your badge before joining your tour.
12:15 PM – 2:30 PM TEDx Workshop O'Reilly Theatre (TEDx organizers only)
3:30 PM – 6:00 PM Social spaces Randolph Hotel
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM TED University, Session 1 Keble College O'Reilly Theatre + simulcast areas
7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Welcome party Keble Liddon Quad
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Social spaces Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Registration Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Concierge Desk Malmaison Hotel, Keble College, Randolph Hotel, Old Bank Hotel
7:30 AM – 9:00 PM Registration, bag pickup Keble College
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM TED University, Session 2 Keble College O'Reilly Theatre + simulcast areas
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM Conversation break Keble Dining Hall, Randolph Hotel
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM TED U Partners Session Keble College O'Reilly Theatre + simulcast areas
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Community lunch Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
2:00 PM – 3:45 PM Session 1: Global Century
  • Diplomat
  • Author, journalist
  • Creator, The 99
  • Happiness researcher
  • Editorial cartoonist
3:45 PM – 4:45 PM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
4:45 PM – 6:30 PM Session 2: Human Systems
  • Rational optimist
  • Writer
  • Retronaut
  • Game changer
  • Activist, singer-songwriter
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Grand Opening Party Keble Liddon Quad
9:00 PM – 11:59 PM Late Night hosted by Johnnie Walker Freud Bar
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Registration, bag pickup Keble College
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Social spaces Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 7:00 PM Registration Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Concierge Desk Malmaison Hotel, Keble College, Randolph Hotel, Old Bank Hotel
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Session 3: Found in Translation
  • Blogger, digital visionary
  • Novelist
  • Data journalist
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Facial surgeon
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Session 4: Irrational Choices
  • Psycho-economist
  • Cognitive psychologist
  • Coldwater swimmer
  • Producer
  • Comedian
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Community lunch Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
2:30 PM – 4:15 PM Session 5: Healthier Together
  • Analytical psychologist
  • HIV/AIDS fighter
  • Activist, singer-songwriter
  • Singer-songwriter
  • Designer, educator
  • Green chef
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
5:00 PM – 6:45 PM Session 6: Different by Design
  • Multimedia artist
  • Physicist, personal fab pioneer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Green designer
  • Voting system designer
  • Humanitarian design activist
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM TEDster Reception Ashmolean Museum
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dine Out Oxford Colleges and restaurants
Thursday, July 15, 2010
7:30 AM – 6:30 PM Registration, bag pickup Keble College (bag pickup ends Thursday 2pm)
7:30 AM – 7:45 PM Social spaces Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 8:00 PM Concierge Desk Malmaison Hotel, Keble College, Randolph Hotel, Old Bank Hotel
7:30 AM – 8:00 PM Registration Randolph Hotel
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Session 7: Creatures Great and Small
  • Organic farmer
  • Artist
  • Electronic music pioneer
  • Wildlife biologist
  • Ecological entomologist
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Session 8: Adventures in Fairness
  • Economist
  • Microlender
  • Labor-rights activist
  • Founder, Transparency International
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Community lunch Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant, Zizzi Ristorante
2:30 PM – 4:15 PM Session 9: The Unknown Brains
  • Optogeneticist
  • Food scientist
  • Plant neurobiologist
  • Computational neuroscientist
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Session 10: Who's the Teacher?
  • Education researcher
  • Mathematician
  • Gaming theorist
  • TED Curator
6:45 PM – 8:00 PM BBC World Service "The Forum," live recording Oxford Playhouse
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM Grand Party Malmaison
Friday, July 16, 2010
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Registration Randolph Hotel and Keble College (for Keble residents only)
7:30 AM – 1:30 PM Social spaces Randolph Hotel
7:30 AM – 3:00 PM Concierge Desk Malmaison Hotel, Keble College, Randolph Hotel, Old Bank Hotel
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Session 11: The Tiny Blue Dot
  • Market transformer
  • Artist, photographer
  • Humorist, web artist
  • Astronomer
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM Conversation break Oxford Playhouse, Randolph Hotel, Fire & Stone Restaurant
11:15 AM – 1:00 PM Session 12: Waging Peace
  • Whistleblower
  • Ethnic conflicts scholar
  • Dancer, actor, activist
  • Activist and social entrepreneur
1:15 PM – 3:30 PM Farewell BBQ and punting Cherwell Boathouse