TedXsomaEditor’s note: This post is sponsored by TEDxSoMa.

On January 22nd, 2010, San Francisco and the world wide web will be treated to an incredibly interactive, educational, and inspiring event known as TEDxSoMa. TEDxSoMa will bring the TED experience to a local level, bringing together innovative ideas and concepts through TEDtalks and inspiring speakers to grow the collective conscience. With recurring events every quarter, TEDxSoMa events hope to:

– Foster education, innovation and exploration
– Create an interactive experience
– Inspire collaboration and community

TEDxSoMa was developed by members of the PariSoMa Coworking Space whose core beliefs are community, collaboration, innovation, openness, and sustainability. Current confirmed speakers include Heather Fleming of Catapult Design and Kevin Danaher of Global Exchange, with several more very exciting speakers days from being announced. TEDxSoMa will feature 10 – 12 speakers and 2 – 4 musical/artistic performances. The event will be streamed live and featured on Justin.tv, with production from VidSF. You can find out more information and register at www.tedxsoma.com.