Rio to Host 2014 TEDGlobal Conference

By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design), a non-profit organization known for global cross-disciplinary talks and the slogan "Ideas Worth Spreading," announced its plans to hold the 2014 TEDGlobal conference in Rio de Janeiro. It will mark the first time that the conference will be held in South America.

In the previous seven years the TEDGlobal conference has been held in Oxford, England; Arusha, Tanzania; and Edinburgh, Scotland.

“As TED’s international reach has expanded, Latin America has emerged as a clear and exciting next move," said . . .

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