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Fed Square Beams TED Global Talks onto Big Screen


Federation Square

Outdoor broadcast of Ideas Worth Spreading to coincide with TEDGlobal 2013 conference in Edinburgh


Fed Square will use its Big Screen to provide Melburnians with front row seats to some of the world's most amazing minds by screening a specially curated program of TED Talks each day during the week of June 10 to celebrate TEDGlobal 2013.

The daily themed presentations are presented by TED, the nonprofit organization devoted to 'Ideas Worth Spreading'.

Established as a four-day conference in California 29 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives.

The annual TED Conference invites leading thinkers and doers to speak for 18 minutes or less. Their talks are then made available, for free, at - and have attracted more than one billion views.

Fed Square, along with other big screen partners around the world, will show a curated selection of TED Talks each day during the hours of 12PM-2PM on June 11, 12 and 14th.

Additionally, at least two TED Talks direct from the TEDGlobal 2013 stage will co-premiere in Fed Square within hours of their release on

Tuesday, 6/11: "Tech Demos"

Wednesday, 6/12: "I Heart Food"

Friday, 6/14: "Fascinating Life Hacks"

In the heart of Melbourne's CBD, on the corner of Swanston Street and Flinders Street, this space is the size of an entire city block.
Fed Square has become one of the most visited attractions in Melbourne with close to 10 million visits in 2012.

Media Enquiries:
Ron Smith, Corporate Media Communications, Fed Square - Mobile: 0417 329 201