TED Theater, Soho, New York

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
New York, NY

The Event

As part of Global Goals Week, the Skoll Foundation and the United Nations Foundation are pleased to present We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions on September 21, 2017 at TED Theater in New York.
The Sustainable Development Goals, created in partnership with individuals around the world and adopted by world leaders at the United Nations, present a bold vision for the future: a world without poverty or hunger, in which all people have access to healthcare, education and economic opportunity, and where thriving ecosystems are protected. The 17 goals are integrated and interdependent, spanning economic, social, and environmental imperatives.
Incremental change will not manifest this new world by 2030. Such a shift requires deep, systemic change. As global leaders gather for the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in September, this is the moment to come together to share models that are transforming the way we approach the goals and equipping local and global leaders across sectors to accelerate achievement of the SDGs.




Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale. A curated audience of social entrepreneurs, corporate pioneers, government innovators, artistic geniuses, and others will explore how we can learn from, strengthen, and scale the approaches that are working to create a world of sustainable peace and prosperity.


Meet the

Speakers

Click on photo to read each speaker bio.

Amina

Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations



Astro

Teller

Captain of Moonshots, X





Catherine

Cheney

West Coast Correspondent, Devex



Chris

Anderson

Head Curator, TED



Debbie

Aung Din

Co-founder of Proximity Designs



Dolores

Dickson

Regional Executive Director, Camfed West Africa





Emmanuel

Jal

Musician, Actor, Author, Campaigner



Ernesto

Zedillo

Member of The Elders, Former President of Mexico



Georgie

Benardete

Co-Founder and CEO, Align17



Gillian

Caldwell

CEO, Global Witness





Governor Jerry

Brown

State of California



Her Majesty Queen Rania

Al Abdullah

Jordan



Jake

Wood

Co-founder and CEO, Team Rubicon



Jessica

Mack

Senior Director for Advocacy and Communications, Global Health Corps





Josh

Nesbit

CEO, Medic Mobile



Julie

Hanna

Executive Chair of the Board, Kiva



Kate Lloyd

Morgan

Producer, Shamba Chef; Co-Founder, Mediae



Kathy

Calvin

President & CEO, UN Foundation





Mary

Robinson

Member of The Elders, former President of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights



Maya

Chorengel

Senior Partner, Impact, The Rise Fund



Dr. Mehmood

Khan

Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo



Michael

Green

CEO, Social Progress Imperative







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Professor Muhammad

Yunus

Nobel Prize Laureate; Co-Founder, YSB Global Initiatives



Dr. Orode

Doherty

Country Director, Africare Nigeria



Radha

Muthiah

CEO, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves





Rocky

Dawuni

GRAMMY Nominated Musician & Activist, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves & Rocky Dawuni Foundation



Safeena

Husain

Founder & Executive Director, Educate Girls



Sally

Osberg

President and CEO, Skoll Foundation



Shamil

Idriss

President and CEO, Search for Common Ground



Main venue

TED Theater

Soho, New York

Address

330 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10013


Email

wtfuture@skoll.org

Due to limited space, this event is by invitation only.

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For years, Kurt had been interested in the game "Dungeons and Dragons" and a year before his death he joined the Society for Creative Anachronism, or SCA, in which members participated in various events related to medieval times. Around the time he vanished, two cars were seen speeding out of the area. Reply. Once a week, they wore their costumes and practiced jousting and sword fighting in the parking lot of an Oakland subway station. 5 Cases We Believe Will Be Solved in 2021. However, he never returned, and on Monday, September 10, his bruised body was found on an isolated beach at San Francisco Bay. He believes that the person then shot Kurt to make his death look like a suicide. 10 Marvel & DC Mysteries That Haven't Been Officially Solved (& Our Best Guesses) Marvel and DC have left a lot of mysteries in the wake of their stories.Fans are still searching for answers to these unsolved comic book conundrums! However, authorities are uncertain if the death was an accident or a murder. Marital Status: Unrevealed However, due to his deteriorated physical health and lack of transportation (no taxi or shipping trucks left the factory during his shift), it's unlikely he could have gotten far from the factory. Curt’s story was featured on Unsolved Mysteries in 2001. Somebody knows something; no doubt about it. 1 and 2, Agatha Christie, UD: Shigemoto's Bodyguard, Tommy and His Parents, Poverty Island Treasure and Into the Woods and UD. Reader October 27, 2020. Extra Notes: This case first aired on Special #5 from February 5, 1988. As Kurt became increasingly interested in medieval rituals, he joined a second group that introduced him to Pagan religion. … Despite being … The pilot of what eventually became Unsolved Mysteries was a special that aired on NBC on January 20, 1987, with Raymond Burr as host/narrator. He found several suspicious items, including: a knife made from a deer's hoof, a necklace of stone and feathers, and drawings of witchcraft and violent fantasies. Tom received an anonymous phone call the day after Kurt vanished; the caller claimed that Kurt tried to escape from a cult and feared for his life. Washington Insider Murder Episode 201. What a moving and well written piece. Here are six of the most vexing murder mysteries of all time: 1. Date of Birth: July 11, 1959 Some of the world's most peculiar mysteries, all caught on camera! Mysteries stir our curiosity, mesmerizing us until they can be solved. Initially it could not be found. SYNOPSIS: On 28 August 1966, Cpl. Suspects: Gabriel Carrillo was the last person to see Kurt alive. ‘Nessie’ has a long neck and one or more humps protruding from the water. Around this time, a night-shift foreman noticed two vehicles speeding away from the factory. Another theory is that Curtis, after losing his car and most of his possessions, decided to simply walk away from his old life. The Coast Guard believed that he may have fallen from the cliffs to his death. In the months prior to his death, the friend noticed that Kurt's attitude towards others changed drastically. At 3:45AM, a worker arriving at the factory noticed that he wasn't at his station. Details: On Saturday, September 8, 1984, seventeen-year-old Kurt McFall left his home in Concord, California and headed to nearby San Francisco where he planned to spend the night and return home the next evening. Two months after Kurt's death, a woman contacted police, claiming that she feared for her life. This job had less physical requirements than a police officer's and didn't require him to carry a gun. His parents reported him missing 24 hours after he failed to show up and a search began. Fearing his safety, Kurt's friend was interviewed in silhouette. 15 unsolved mysteries that cannot be explained. After he received the phone call, Tom searched Kurt's room. It's reported that a door and two vending machines in the factory were damaged during his shift that night and that, at the time a factory employee first noticed him missing, another saw two cars speeding out of there. Sitcoms Online - Main Page / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / / Message Boards - Main Page / News Blog / Photo Galleries / DVD Reviews / In 2008, Curtis' family had him declared legally dead. His back and shoulders had cuts and abrasions. He became depressed and withdrawn, moving from job to job before becoming a security guard for an automobile part factory, Venture Corporation (now defunct). He was a smoker and heavy drinker. Links: Unsolved Mysteries Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Recently, investigators have stated that information gathered over time has helped them piece together what happened, including the identity of the person they believe murdered Curtis, but a lack of witness testimony has kept the case from closing. The official ruling: suicide. I am an avid viewer of Unsolved Mysteries; this story always makes me cry. Private investigator Tom Grant has been leading an investigation into solving some of the mysteries around Kurt's death and questions whether it might have actually been murder. The suit of armor that he had made for the SCA group was missing from the trunk. The four Marines comprised a fire team assigned to establish an ambush site in Hoa Hai village, Hoa Vang District, Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. With Pistol Black, Myrtle Carter, Jane Green, Teruo Konno. By this time, Diane said that at least one of Curt’s war buddies had confirmed that Curt was alive, but that he had come home a disturbed and dangerous man. Date: July 5, 2000. Unexplained video of creepy, mysterious cases that just happened to be caught on camera. They told him that they had a letter that changed Curt's status from "missing in action" to "killed in action"; however, he refused to sign it. Real Name: Kurt Thomas McFall The official ruling was that Kurt accidentally fell off the cliff overlooking the bay; that he intended to go swimming in the bay, started to climb down the cliff, lost his balance, and died when he hit the bottom. The San Francisco Police Department disagreed with the coroner since they found no evidence that suggested Kurt's death was a homicide. They then went back to the apartment. The first theory of his disappearance is that he committed suicide. Page 5- Curt Borton Jr. Unsolved Mysteries. At around 3AM, he left the apartment, claiming that he was headed back to Ocean Beach. His sister said she saw him as of 1991 twice, he actually talked to her, and a war buddy confirmed to her that he was alive. On April 8, 1994, music fans around the world were devastated to learn of the death of rock star Kurt Cobain, lead guitarist and singer-songwriter for the grunge band, Nirvana. The woman claimed to have been involved in a "coven" and named two people who were threatening her. The series was then acquired by CBS in 1997, where it continued for a short run of 2 seasons. It should be noted that his car contained no signs of arson, accelerants, or accidental ignition. The family doesn't accept the identification though and if you watch the Unsolved Mysteries segment, it is clear why. However, the investigator and Curtis' family did not believe that he would have done so. Since resigning from law enforcement, he had had a history of depression and alcohol abuse. Though supernatural causes or conspiracy theories are more fun to think about, mysteries often end up with surprisingly banal explanations. Alternatively, he may have been so beforehand and purposefully caused the fire as a way of "detaching" himself from the world before taking his life. Furthermore, the autopsy stated that there was no drugs or alcohol in his system. One investigator noted that in some cases, security guards and police officers have purposefully set and put out fires in order to gain recognition. However, he never returned, and on Monday, September 10, his bruised body was found on an isolated beach at San Francisco Bay. Gabriel sought help from deceptive sources. Courtney Love Source: The Independent. It is suspected that the vandalism may have something to do with Curtis's disappearance. A third theory is that Curtis was abducted and probably murdered, most likely due to witnessing a crime taking place that night. Hosted by Robert Stack, this series uses re-enactments and interviews to retell the circumstances of, well, mysteries that are unsolved. He reveals a mistake in his interview on unsolved mysteries. Kurt lived with his parents in Newburgh Heights, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland. He was wearing a security guard uniform consisting of a light blue shirt and new boots at the time of his disappearance. My heart really hurts for that dear mother. The case still remains open. When Diane saw … 70-year-old Leona Disseldorf was reported missing on September, 26th, 1958. See the mysteries and the updates. His father Tom suspected foul play and believed that a cult was involved in his death. In 1988, the show debuted as a weekly program on NBC. However, it is not known if the two individuals have been connected to Kurt's death. Jack the Ripper terrorized London. Extra Notes: This case first aired on the October 16, 2001 episode. On September 8, Kurt went to San Francisco to stay with Carrillo at his apartment. Height: 5'9" Paramount/Getty Images. Details: Seventeen-year-old Kurt Sova's death has been riddled by one contradiction and cover-up after another. The supervisor left him at 3:25AM. Tom and others suspect that Carrillo and the cult were involved in Kurt's death. He was forced to resign as a police officer, an event that relatives say devastated him. Family continues to search for man who vanished, Police search connected to man missing 7 years, Burglary, threatening charges dropped after witness doesn't show, Curtis Pishon's family seeks answers 15 years after death, 15 years after man's disappearance, family seeks answers, Project Jason Discussion Forum on Curtis' Case, https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Curtis_Pishon?oldid=46797. Results: Unsolved. These same two people were allegedly named by Kurt in a letter one month before his death. However, Kurt's friend believed that he was becoming "addicted" to the group. Tom met with the coroner who said that he believed the death was a homicide, but did not have enough evidence to say so in court. Gabriel Carrillo was the leader of the second group that Kurt had become involved with. The program was picked up in 1988 and aired a total of nine seasons during its run on the network. Immersive, character-driven stories are rooted in the experiences of ordinary people who have lived the unthinkable. Feri Tradition on Wikipedia (Kurt's Witchcraft beliefs), Cults: Idea of a state task force to gather data on groups activities stirs controversy, https://unsolvedmysteries.fandom.com/wiki/Kurt_McFall?oldid=48817. One of Kurt's friends feared this group and contacted Tom. He gets real excited and defensive when addressing the fact he was the last one with Kurt. Nicknames: Curt An autopsy later revealed a near-lethal dose of heroin in his bloodstream. 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