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 2017 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 TEDxYYC 2017 Student & Speaker Breakfast! Enter for your chance to win:

  • An opportunity to engage in fascinating conversation and enjoy a delicious breakfast at Hotel Arts with our inspiring group of speakers on the morning of TEDxYYC 2017
  • A complimentary front-row seat at TEDxYYC 2017 at Arts Commons
  • A forum to connect with other ambitious students like YOU who are creative, innovative and passionate about the future!

The call for applications opens on April 3, 2017 and closes on May 15, 2017 at 5:00pm MST.

Upload a two-minute video application answering a series of questions (noted below) to enter to win a seat at the table at the TEDxYYC 2017 Student & Speaker Breakfast on June 23, 2017. Ten lucky student applicants will be chosen for this amazing opportunity. Applicants must be 17+ years of age.

Video Application Questions:

  1. Tell us about yourself: What do you think defines you?
  2. What do you hope to learn from attending the TEDxYYC Student & Speaker Breakfast?
  3. If you were presenting on the TEDxYYC stage, what idea(s) would you like to share with the world?
  4. Tell us about one of your role models, living or non-living.
  5. If you were a kitchen utensil, which one would you be?

ps – Bonus points for creativity!

Application Deadline: Applications are due by 5:00pm MST on May 15, 2017.

Submission Process:

  • ie. University of Calgary, Mount Royal University, Bow Valley College, etc
  • This is a link to the video for your student breakfast application. This can be a file in Dropbox, Google Drive, or uploaded to YouTube. If you are uploading the video to YouTube, you can set the video to unlisted if you like, so that only someone with this link can view the video.
  • I confirm that I am at least 17 years of age and a student at the above mentioned Educational Institution.
  • If I am accepted, I agree to allow TEDxYYC to use my submitted video for the promotion of future student breakfast events.

GENERAL

  • TEDxYYC 2017 Student & Speaker Breakfast date: June 23, 2017 at Hotel Arts in Calgary, Alberta
  • TEDxYYC 2017 event: June 23, 2017 at Arts Commons in Calgary, Alberta
  • As part of the TEDxYYC 2017 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 Student & Speaker Breakfast at Hotel Arts
  • One (1) complimentary ticket to TEDxYYC 2017 at Arts Commons (front row seat!)