SUNNYVALE, CA and KAMUELA, HI--(Marketwire -04/10/12)- Liquid Robotics®, an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider®, the first wave-powered marine robot, is announcing Ed Lu, chief of innovative applications at Liquid Robotics will talk on Oceans of Robots at TEDx SF Big Blue event on Thursday, April 12, 2012. Ed will share his experiences in Space, talk about global fleets of ocean robots and ignite people's imaginations of the possibilities of new discoveries through a greater understanding of the world's oceans.
What: A breath-taking, inspirational and activating gathering with scientists, advocates, entrepreneurs and artists who have made the ocean the focus of their life's work. World premier of OKEANOS, with voiceover by TED Prize Winner, Sylvia Earle, presented by the incomparable San Francisco dance troupe and TED main stage presenter, Capacitor.
When: Thursday, April 12, 2012, doors open at 4:30pm for registration. Program begins at 6pm.
Where: Herbst Pavilion at Fort Mason Center, Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94123, (415) 561-4323.
Who Should Attend: Anyone with a love or interest in our oceans! Tickets can be purchased from TEDx SF Salons at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2710285537.
For more Information on TEDx SF Big Blue: http://goo.gl/2ymVK.
About Liquid Robotics
Liquid Robotics, Inc. is an ocean data services provider and developer of the Wave Glider® marine robot that functions as a persistent and versatile platform for scientific and industrial workloads. Based in Silicon Valley, Houston and Hawai'i, the company's Wave Glider® is enabling dozens of applications and missions never before attainable. Liquid Robotics is backed by VantagePoint Capital Partners. For more information, visit www.liquidr.com.
About TEDx, x = independently organized event
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)
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