US State Department Looks to TED for New Ideas

US State Department Looks to TED for New Ideas
technology
David Friedlander
  • 5 june 2009

This last Wednesday, we were able to attend TED @ State—a US State Department sponsored TED conference.  The one-day conference is the result of the Global Partnership Initiative, which is, in the word of Hilary Clinton, designed to reflect the State Department’s “opening its doors to a new generation of public-private partnerships.”  Basically, the conference was the government’s recognition that innovation will likely not be found inside the Beltway (a sound judgment in our opinion).

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