A (free!) TED for teenagers: Announcing the incredible lineup for TEDYouth in New York City

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Just like school … not! TEDYouth is like a TED Conference for high school students, starring a lineup of speakers working at the top of their fields of culture, science, technology and art. You’ll hear about scientific discoveries and crazy art projects that will surprise you, make you laugh and blow your mind a little.

TEDYouth will take place on Saturday, November 17, from 1 to 6pm EST, at the Times Center in Manhattan. After the jump, the exciting lineup of speakers from NASA flight director Bobak Ferdowsi to producer-slash-inventor  Young Guru.


Young Guru is one of the most important music producers of the past decade, having worked on 10 Jay-Z albums and countless more with other well-known artists. He’s currently working on the future of sound.

Kelly Benoit-Bird is a marine biologist using sophisticated sound technology to explore how animals in the ocean find their…

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