Futuregen is honored to be a sponsor to TEDxXavierSchool by providing the transcription for the talks. The inaugural TEDxXavierSchool will take place on the Xavier School campus on the morning of Saturday, February 18, 2012.
Described as an “intellectual circus,” the event will bring people together for presentations by global thoughtleaders, focusing on the theme “Innovation built on tradition.”Kicking off at 8am,TEDxXavierSchool “Innovation built on tradition” will be a half-day event to exploreways in which we innovate based on our history and our own experiences.
Interested attendees must secure a free ticket to participate in the limited-space TEDxXavierSchoolevent. Ticket applications are available at www.TEDxXavierSchool.com and must be received by11:59pm on Friday, February 17, 2012 — or the day before the event begins — to be considered foradmission. All ticket types, regardless of category, are FREE of charge.Innovators scheduled to speak in person at TEDxXavierSchool include
•Raynard Raphael Lao — a Xavier High School student, who is also a champion public speaker atboth local and regional competitions
•Brian Maraña — International Programs Coordinator of Xavier School who has transformed theway students learn from the world
•Tony Meloto — Founder of Gawad Kalinga, providing countless homes to the homeless andbuilding them into communities, and speaker at the World Economic Forum
•Dodie Ng — Games and apps creator who also founded a robotics organization and team for theyouth, while also being a Xavier High School student
•Mark Ruiz — Co-Founder of Hapinoy and Founder of Rags2Riches, providing social businessenterprise and microenterprise development as a living means to some of the poorest people
•Brian Tenorio — Internationally-acclaimed, New York-based designer who has altered the way development is done, through DesignRegular.
Updates may be accessed through the event’s Facebook page at http://facebook.com/ TEDxXavierSchool , or through Twitter via the #TEDxXS hashtag