TEDGlobal Para Todos takes over Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Throughout Rio de Janeiro, people will be able to watch the TEDGlobal 2014 conference for free. Photo: Thinkstock Throughout the city of Rio de Janeiro, venues that value education will be able to watch the TEDGlobal 2014 conference through a free livestream. Photo: Thinkstock

“TEDGlobal Para Todos” means “TEDGlobal For Everyone.” And when the TEDGlobal 2014 conference kicks off at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Monday, October 6, people all over the city will be able to catch the amazing lineup of speakers in livestreams all across town.

More than 40 venues will stream the conference for free to the public through TEDGlobal Para Todos. All talks will be translated into Portuguese in real-time, so that they are accessible to a wide swath of the city’s population. This program to bring the conference out into its host city was born from the success of a similar experiment during this year’s TED conference in Vancouver, Canada. In Rio, sustainability consultant Gwendoline de Ganay has been helping…

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