August 14, 2017

I have a sweet spot for the Enlightenment which took place in the 17th and all through the 18th century in Europe. It was characterized by dramatic revolutions in science, philosophy, society and politics; these revolutions literally swept away the medieval world-view.

September 21, 2016

Preparations are in full swing for TEDxSanFrancisco, so it's time to meet Frank Zamacona, our fabulous film director!

With a background deep in rock’n roll and comedy, his latest work has been in video capture of operas with the San Francisco Opera. Fact: Frank worked w...

September 13, 2016

TEDxSanFrancisco is fast approaching, and we’re excited to give you a sneak peek of the ideas you should “Dare to Know.”

Next up in our series with presenters is Walter De Brouwer.

Walter’s entrepreneurial experience spans too many companies to count on one hand: fro...

August 31, 2016

With less than six weeks to go before TEDxSanFrancisco, we sit down with each of the presenters to get a glimpse of what we can expect on stage.

First up is curator and presenter Sam De Brouwer, a serial entrepreneur who led TEDxBrussels from 2009 to 2014. Most recent...

August 10, 2016

We have news: the location of the 2016 TEDxSanFrancisco has been moved to the beautiful Herbst Theatre, part of the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center.
The Herbst Theatre is rich with history, and distinguished as the historic site of the United Nati...

July 26, 2016

For San Francisco locals, Davies Hall is an icon. Since 1980, it has summoned audiences with the sound of the symphony, Henry Moore’s reclining figure sculpture, and a lobby that screams “let’s dance.” While the exterior is structurally solid, the interior is flowing....

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