VIDEOS FROM OUR 2016 EVENT

Allowing ourselves to be open to change means we have to be willing to let go of what if, and invest ourselves in what is. Drawing on decades of teaching leadership through horsemanship, Nancy Lowery shows us that when we take the time to listen......

How to lead an improvised life by the inventor of Theatresports and world renowned improvisational theatre instructor, Keith Johnstone Keith Johnstone is the creator of Theatresports™ and several performing arts groups internationally, including Calgary’s Loose Moose Theatre. Keith’s innovative ideas about improvisation, behaviour and performance......

How the Disability Fashion Styling System empowers people with disabilities to dress with dignity and self-reliance. Stephanie Thomas is founder, stylist and editor-in-chief of CUR8ABLE, a disability fashion lifestyle website. With a passion for accessibility, Stephanie has followed clothing trends for people with disabilities for......

Building systems that are fit for the future means beginning with the end in mind and working together with unlikely allies. Our greatest challenges can only be addressed if we learn to do so. Chad Park lays out an approach that aligns diverse perspectives towards......

Julia Hardy tells us how she uses humour to combat endemic online sexism, and explains how the actions of this small percentage of men not only adversely affect and change women’s behaviour, but actually cause detriment to other men. Julie Hardy is a technology and......

In this talk, Sheila Watt-Cloutier urges us to recognize the intimate connection between the suffering of Aboriginal peoples and the degradation of the global climate. Trauma at the human level and trauma on the planetary level are one and the same. Both the consequences of......

Inspired by a young boy in Alberta’s Parkour community with Rubinstein-Taybi Syndrome who explores the world through the lens of his favourite superhero and final conversations the creators had with their Alzheimer’s-suffering grandparents, MindFire is a play that explores the beauty and strength that non-normative......

Musical road warriors with a modern electronic backbone. Delhi 2 Dublin is one of Canada’s most buzzed-about bands. Featuring a mashup of electronic and acoustic, of East and West, Delhi 2 Dublin has been described as the “United Nations of rock ‘n’ roll”. D2D has......

In 1916, Einstein used his Theory of Relativity to predict that gravity moved throughout the universe as tiny ripples in the very fabric of spacetime: gravitational waves. Scientists have searched exhaustively for these waves since the 1960’s. Physicist Michael Landry describes LIGO’s first direct detections......