VIDEOS FROM OUR 2017 EVENT

In this funny and thought provoking talk, educators Greg and Jarett share their insights on the unexpected benefits of hands on learning. Together they tell the story of the Building Futures Program, an innovative classroom design where students apply curriculum requirements to the real-life context......

In this honest and inspiring talk, Marni Panas shares her sometimes heartbreaking, other times funny, but always real journey as a transgender woman finding the courage to overcome fear. Marni Panas is a leading voice on inclusion and social justice, dedicated to creating safe and......

Dr. Wolfgang Tittel explores quantum teleportation. Not quite the same as Star Trek, but not that far away either. In this engaging and informative talk, Dr. Tittel breaks down his most recent scientific breakthrough, and explains what means for us today. He teaches us about......

Sharing his own stories of personal tragedy and triumph, Martin Parnell tells us that life is a relay. In this humorous and insightful presentation, Martin takes us from exploding out of the blocks to hitting your stride, and finally to passing the baton to the......

Calgary dancer, choreographer, and educator Michèle Moss brings together a diverse cast of bold local performers in Lightning in a Bottle: Dance is Worth Sharing! This entertaining and eclectic performance features short representations of global dance practices including West African, belly dance, stilt work, contemporary,......

In this inspiring and entertaining talk, Hayley takes us through her rise to become one of the greatest female hockey players of all time, and introduces us to the challenges she has faced as a woman in a male dominated sport. Hayley shares what it......

Jeff Stockton, Darcy Stamp and Carl Janzen are accomplished musicians who meld the power of song and story with string-based instruments. Darcy Stamp is a Calgary-born classical-crossover violinist who has performed and recorded with Josh Groban, George Canyon, Johnny Reid and many others on more......

Michael Bernard Fitzgerald (MBF) is a singer, songwriter and proud Calgarian. A touring troubadour, most of MBF’s time is spent on stage playing clubs, theatres and festivals across North America. He is a dog man with a good plan and two hands. MBF has shared......

CO2 has been villainized as a modern day scourge that threatens the lives of our children. Although excess emissions of CO2 present a crisis, researcher and technology innovator Apoorv Sinha asks, is CO2 really that bad? Apoorv’s team has been working to re-use CO2 emissions......

In this heartfelt talk, Janelle shares her story of the struggles faced by Indigenous women in Canada. As the country celebrates its 150th anniversary, Janelle brings attention to the fact that the reconciliation of the colonial past is a journey that has only just begun.......

Satirical comedian and host of the award winning national CBC radio show “This Is That,” Peter Oldring breaks down why fake news is so effective, and what we can do about it. In this funny and irreverent talk, Peter leans on the experience of having......