TEDActive 2012: Day 3 wrap-up

TEDYou Session 2: Sarah Elizabeth Ippel gives a passionate TEDYou talk that encourages us to adopt a different lens through which we understand the purpose of education. Other highlights from Session 2 include Laurence Kemball-Cook’s Pavegen invention, which converts footsteps into energy, and a finale talk from TED2012 speaker Henrik Schärfe on “Robo-love”. Read a full TEDYou recap.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Henrik Schärfe: Following his TEDYou talk Henrik Schärfe and his robot twin Geminoid-DK meet for a Q&A with attendees.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Meet the TEDx organizers: TEDx organizers, who comprise nearly one-third of total conference attendees, gather to meet their fellow doers and thinkers.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Full Spectrum nails: Nail art is a popular method of creative expression at this year’s TEDActive. Male and female attendees alike proudly display their “Full Spectrum” nails to the camera.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Project reception and toast: Attendees raise their glasses for a celebratory champagne toast after each of the Projects present their final call-to-action following a week’s worth of collaboration.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Electric kelp installation: TED Software Architect Christian Omania immerses himself in Scott Watson’s Electric kelp installation designed to illuminate a poolside cabana with colored LED lights.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Marla Aufmuth / TED)

Grand Party at La Quinta: Attendees gather for a final evening at La Quinta Resort, TEDActive’s new home in 2013.

(Photo: Feb. 27–March 2, 2012 Palm Springs, CA.  Michael Brands / TED)

Check out all the official TEDActive 2012 photo albums or the daily attendee photo albums.

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