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My TED/TEDx Story, Your way to TEDxYouth@Khartoum, presented to students at Khartoum University, College of Engineering, preparing to TEDxYouth@Khartoum conference in November, 19th, 2011.

My TED/TEDx Story, Your way to TEDxYouth@Khartoum, presented to students at Khartoum University, College of Engineering, preparing to TEDxYouth@Khartoum conference in November, 19th, 2011.



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  • Linda Ashworth, Human Genome Project
  • Shout out to TEDxKhartoum at TED2011. February 28 - March 4, Long Beach, CA. Credit: James Duncan Davidson / TED

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  • My story, Your way to TEDx Youth@Khartoum Dr. Anwar Dafa-Alla TEDxKhartoum licensee Twitter: @AnwarKing E-mail: [email_address] Khartoum University Engineering college, 10-10-2011
  • TED… T echnology E ntertainment D esign Watch:
  • (Initiatives)
    • Changed to Non Profit
    • Talks available Online for free( TED .com)
    • TED Open Translation Project
    • TEDx events
    • TED prize
    • TED Fellows program
    • TED TV
    • TED Conversations ( New )
    • TED ED (Education)
  • Watch:
    • Soft Crowd…
    • Life changing experience…
    • Think Big…
    • Dream Big…
    TED culture & atmosphere
  • Watch: John Underkoffler Interface Designer (Minority Report)
  • Linda Ashworth, Human Genome Project Meet great TEDst ers
  • Subtitle Technology TED: Meet Remarkable people ( TED sters)
  • Clay Shirky, Author, Social Media Activist Watch: - Institutions Vs. Collaboration - Cognitive Surplus
  • Eric Harsman, Co-founder, Ushahidi senior TED Fellow Watch:
  • JR: Street Artist, TED prize 2011 winner JR:
  • Chip Conley
  • Birth of big solutions for Education and poverty eradication, etc…
    • One Laptop Per Child:
    • Negroponte takes OLPC to Colombia
  • Life saving invention  : TED Fellows
    • جين تشين: حضن دافئ ينقذ الأرواح
  • TED Open translation project ( OTP)
    • OTP started in May 2009~ Date
    • Currently:
      • 82 Languages
      • 6374 Translators
      • 22728 Translations
  • TED Volunteer Translators/ TEDActive (February 2010, PALM SPRINGS/CA/USA)
  • TED Volunteer Translators/ TED Global (July 2011, Edinburg, Scotland, UK)
  • TED Blog French Japanese
  • TED Blog Greek Polish Hungarian 
  • TED Most active translators 662 Talks Oct, 10 th ,2011
  • TEDx Video
  • Meet great TEDx ers Mr. Kyungsang Yu, is the Product marketing Manager of Google..he co-founded the Business Innovation track @ Yonsei University (the organizers of TEDxYonsei)
  • Meet great TEDx ers 3rd TEDxYonsei Speaker, Mr. Young Gil Song started his vision: affordable computer for everyone in the world" after a year in USA, in 1998. he launched a brand of ultra-low cost computer eMachines successfully in Silicon Valley. This company listed on NASDAQ within 2 years and received the 3rd largest market share through selling millions of its products in 2003....
  • Meet great TEDx Speakers TED xSeoul, 27-11-2010
  • Meet great TEDx Speakers TEDx Yonsei, 23-1-2010 Pyo Chul-Min(27 yrs), In 2006, Pyo first introduced widget into Korea provides 20 million widgets per day to major portal sites both inside and outside Korea. received a Proud Manager Award from the Herald Business Newspaper and was nominated one of the Top 25 Young Entrepreneurs in Asia by the BusinessWeek in 2009. An owner of four (4) companies and consultant to many firms & Govt’s.
  • Our Future? A Future Reminder…It’s about our future
  • Let TED speaks in your Language Translation What’s TED/TEDx?
  • Watch: Matters a lot TED 2011 shout-out to TEDx We’re part of Global movement 
    • ~ 60 presentations about TED/TEDx
      • Universities, Companies, Research centers, clubs, etc.. Mini For Mega Hack #2
  • TEDx Khartoum Media exposure
    • Total: ~1050
    • 940 Attendees online
    • 200 invited Attendees
    TEDx Khartoum Attendees Reduce the risk of no ‘show up’! Get more as first timer& lose little control Hack #3
  • Radio shack isn’t anywhere, so charge your battery (s) Hack #4
  • TEDx Khartoum team ~ 80 Organizers/volunteers Much more are willing to join~
  • TEDx Khartoum initiatives
    • Khartoum Profile (Enriching the Sudanese Internet contents) ( Visit )
    • TEDx Khartoum Android App ( Download )
    • Contribution to TEDx community
      • Translation of TEDx resources into Arabic ( Download )
  • A dream Came True
  • TEDxKhartoum #1
    • NASA Slogan: “ Failure is not an option”
    • James Cameron , Director ( Avatar, Titanic, Terminator )
    • “ In Whatever you are doing..failure is an option, Fear is Not!”
  • Future TEDx Khartoum ? If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go Far, Go together! African Proverb Go together!
  • TEDx Types
    • Standard Event
    • TED2012 Simulcast (TEDxLive)
    • Youth Event
    • Corporate Event
    • TEDxWomen Event
    • TEDx Salon Event
    • University Event
    • TEDx Teachers Event
    • Library Event
    • ED Event
    • Cinema Event
    • TEDx-in-a-Box Event
  • Q/A about upcoming TEDx Youth@Khartoum ?
    • Theme
    • Attendees
    • Venue
    • Speakers
    • Sponsors (Partners)
    • Teams
    • Etc…..
  • Photos:
  • About Anwar Dafa-Alla
    • Anwar Dafa-Alla, born in Port Sudan , in 1978, is an assistant professor at Alzaiem Alazhari University. Khartoum North, Sudan.
    • Education :
    • Dafa-Alla received his Bsc. in Computer Engineering from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt in Feb, 2003.
    • Then, he received his Msc. & Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2006, 2011 respectively from DB/BioInformatics lab in Chungbuk National University , South Korea where he majored in Databases & Data Mining.
    • His research interest is Database Security, Privacy issues in Database and Knowledge Discovery in Databases ( Data mining ), Multidisciplinary research , web and emerging technologies.
    • Dafa-Alla has over 15 publications and presentations in scientific journals and international conferences, and he received the best paper award in FITAT international conference 2009 in South Korea.
  • Cont’
    • Activities & Volunteer work:
    • Anwar Dafa-Alla is known as TED ( T echnology, E ntertainment, D esign) volunteer translator, since June of 2009 since he translated more than 660 TED talks into Arabic.
    • He was the first Sudanese to attend the International Olympiad in Informatics ( IOI2002 ) as an invited observer. Soon after that, he established the Sudanese Olympiad in Informatics in 2003. He also founded Sudan Developers Association ( SudaDev ) in 2002, the Sudanese Researchers Initiative on Facebook in 2009 under the motto: “The problem and the solution lie with YOU!”, and recently he founded TEDx Khartoum conference in 2011.
    • He works to Develop Sudanese intellectual community.
    • Recent publications:
    • Anour F.A. Dafa-Alla , Kyung-Won Hwang,Soyoung Ahn, Philsu Kim, “ A new finite difference representation for Poisson’s equation on R3 from a contour integral ,’  journal of Applied Mathematics and Computation, ISSN 0096-3003, DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2010.10.017, October 2010. 
    • Ibrahim Musa Ishag Musa , Anour F.A. Dafa-Alla , Gyeong Min Yi, Dong Gyu Lee, Myeong-Chan Cho, Jang-Whan Bae, and Keun Ho Ryu, “ Online Multi-Divisive Hierarchical Clustering for On-body Sensor Data ,” Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, volume. 680, Springer,1st Edition., XVII, 533 p. 258 ISBN: 978-1-4419-5912-6. (Book Chapter), October 2010. 
    • Recent presentations:
    • TEDxSeoul:   I’m a TED volunteer translator , 27 November 2010, Seoul, Korea.
    • The Power of the Internet: Enriching the Arabic contents, At the Youth Rising Forum , Doha, Qatar, April 2011.
    • “ TEDx Khartoum: A success story !” TEDx South Korea Organizers workshop in South Korea. Seoul, South Korea. May 22 nd , 2011
    • TEDx Khartoum: A dream came True! At TEDx Workshop at TEDGlobal 2011, The Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh,Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. July 10 th , 2011. Member of: IEEE, ACM, TED, TEDx, & TED-ED Wiki page: