Students

 

Are you currently a student (17+ years of age) in the Calgary area?

 

Imagine being able to sit down with an inspiring group of TEDxYYC speakers to learn about their work and engage in 1-on-1 conversations.

Picture yourself sitting in the front-row at TEDxYYC 2018 at Arts Commons!

We’re creating a space where creativity flows and new ideas emerge – bringing together today’s leading and future innovators! TEDxYYC invites Calgary-based students (17+ years of age) to apply to attend the third annual TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast!

Enter for the opportunity to:

  • Enjoy a delicious breakfast at Hotel Arts and engage in conversation with our inspiring group of speakers on the morning of TEDxYYC 2018.
  • Receive a complimentary front-row seat at TEDxYYC 2018 at Arts Commons.
  • Connect with other ambitious students like YOU who are creative, innovative and passionate about the future!

The call for applications opens on January 15, 2018 and closes on May 21, 2018 at 11:59pm MST.

Applications are now CLOSED!

Thank you to everyone who applied!

GENERAL

 

  • TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast date: June 22, 2018 at Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta
  • TEDxYYC 2018 event: June 22, 2018 at Arts Commons in Calgary, Alberta
  • As part of the TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast, the selected applicants may be asked to engage in media interviews or social media activity regarding their video application and their participation in the event.
  • No cash substitutions – prize accepted as awarded. Winner is responsible for travel to/from the event venues.
  • While TEDxYYC encourages a diversity of ideas and themes, all video submissions must adhere to the TED organizational mandate. Applications should not endorse specific political, religious, or commercial endeavours or ideals.

SELECTION PROCESS

  • The winning entries for the TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast will be selected by a jury of TEDxYYC committee members. The decision of the jury is final.
  • To be eligible for the TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast, the applicant must currently be a student, at least 17 years of age, and reside in the greater Calgary area, Alberta.
  • Only one (1) application per student per year.
  • While TEDxYYC encourages a diversity of ideas and themes, all projects must adhere to the TED organizational mandate. Applications should not endorse specific political, religious, or commercial endeavours or ideals.
  • One (1) seat at the TEDxYYC 2018 Student & Speaker Breakfast at Hotel Arts.
  • One (1) complimentary ticket to TEDxYYC 2018 at Arts Commons (front row seat!)