The PariSoMa Innovation Loft in San Francisco hosts the second annual TED spinoff conference in the South of Market neighborhood. From the event website. “Join us for TEDxSoMa, a unique experience bringing together innovative ideas and people to grow the collective conscience. Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level.

In the past, TEDxSoMa has hosted some of the most exciting speakers from within the tech community and beyond. Speakers have included leading journalists, founders and innovators all bringing fresh perspectives and insights to the table. This fourth edition of TEDxSoMA will be held in an all new space, allowing to double the size of the event. Whether you are a seasoned TEDx-ster or new to the community, prepare to have your ideas shaken up as we will share an invaluable resource: some new ideas worth spreading.

This time round, speakers will include, among others:

Jay Nath from the City & County of San Francisco
Ligaya Tichy from AirBnB
Frank Schulenber from Wikimedia
Amit Garg from Hospital for Hope and Norwest Venture Partners”

Information here, registration here.